Daniel Libeskind  (American, 1946) 


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Daniel Libeskind Biography
1946   Born: in Poland
1965   Became an American Citizen
1965 - 1970   RB.Arch Summa Cum Laude, The Cooper Union School of Architecture, New York, NY
1970 - 1971   M.A. History and Theory of Architecture, University of Essex, School of Comparative Studies, Essex, UK
1989   Won the competition for the Jewish Museum, Berlin, Germany
2001   Hiroshima Art Prize
Selected Exhibitions
2008   MoMA's "Dreamland" Exhibition, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Future Non-Future Exhibition, Architectural Association School School of Architecture Gallery, London, UK
Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) Exhibition, Cincinnati, OH
2007   Avant –Apres. Architectures au fil du temps, Cite de l'architecture, Lyon, France
2006   Daniel Libeskind ”Inspiration, Process and Place”, Sandy Carson Gallery, Denver, CO (solo)
World Financial Center Exhibition, Winter Garden, New York, NY
2005   Daniel Libeskind, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Memory Foundations– Breaking Ground, Centre International Pour La Ville L’Architecture et Le Paysage, Brussels, Belgium
Space of Encounter: The Architecture of Daniel Libeskind, Barbican Art Gallery, London, UK
2004   Counterpoint: The Architecture of Daniel Libeskind, Jewish Museum, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2003   Daniel Libeskind, Danish Architecture Center, Copenhagen, Denmark (solo)
2002   Plans in Progress: The Development of the World Trade Center Site, Winter Garden at the World Financial Center, New York, NY
Vision Piranesi, Stadhaus, Ulm, Germany
World Trade Center Proposals, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY
2001   Drawing a New Architecture: Libeskind at the Sloane, Sir John Soan’s Museum, London, UK
Perfect Acts of Architecture, Carnegie Museum of Art, PA
Maksla XO Gallery, Riga, Latvia
Hiroshima Art Prize Exhibition, Hiroshima Museum of Contemporary Art, Japan
Lineage– The Architecture of Daniel Libeskind, The Jewish Museum of Australia, Melbourne; The National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
1999   At the End of the Century: One Hundred Years of Architecture, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
The New Berlin, Jewish Museum Berlin, Rotunda of the Cannon House Building, Washington D.C
Two Museums and a Garden, Yale University, New Haven, CT
1997   Impressions of Chicago, drawings, Permanent Collection, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Felix-Nussbaum-Haus, Osnabrück, models and drawings, Aedes Gallery, Berlin, Germany
The Spiral Extension to the Victoria & Albert Museum, models and drawings, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK
1996   Present and Futures, Jewish Museum, Centre de Cultura Contemporania de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Berlin Museum, Void model, Permanent Collection, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Living Bridges, X-Web with a Point, model and drawings, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK
Paper Art 6, Through the Papertrace, First prize, Leopold Hoesch Museums, Duren, Germany
1995   Berlin Museum, models and drawings, Philadelphia Gallery of Architecture, Philadelphia, PA
Berlin Museum and Alexanderplatz, models and drawings, Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal, Quebec
Current works, De Singel Kunstcentrum, Antwerpen, Belgium
1994   Sachsenhausen, Oranienburg Project, model, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Visions Urbaines, Sachsenhausen, Oranienburg Project, Centro de Cultura Contemporana, Barcelona, Spain
Martin-Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany (solo)
Libeskind retrospective, Museum fur Gestaltung Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
Berlin Museum, models, drawings and slides, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1993   Potsdamer Platz, models and drawings, Architectural Association, London, UK
Raume für Kunst models and drawings, Groningen Museum, Groningen, The Netherlands
Birdhouse, model and drawings, Koizumi Exhibition, Tokyo, Japan
Berlin Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art, Kiev, Ukraine
1992   Juan de la Cruz Garden Project, Nieuwe Kirche, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Potsdamer Platz, plans and models, Gallery Magers, Bonn, Germany
Berlin Museum Project, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
Machines and Architecture, models and drawings, Cartier Foundation, Paris, France
1991   Berlin Morgen, FAZ and Deutsches Architecture Museum, City Plan project for Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Selected Projects, Amsterdam Jewish Historical Museum. Amsterdam, Netherlands
Folly Projects, Architectural Association, London, UK
1990   Museum Project, Architecture Gallery, Munich, Germany
Folly Project, GA Architectural Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Museum of Art, Groningen, The Netherlands
The Bauhaus, Dessau, Germany
1989   Architecture and Imagination, Fort Asperen, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Berlin, Monument or Thought Pattern, Paris, France
The GA Architectural Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Berlin, Monument or Thought Pattern, Bern, Switzerland
Selected Projects, Institute of French Architects, Paris, France
The Ideal House, German Architecture Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
1988   Line of Fire, Center for Contemporary Art, Geneva, Switzerland
Selected I.B.A. Projects for Berlin, Tokyo, Japan
Berlin, Monument or Thought Pattern, Kunsthalle, Berlin, Germany
Experimental Furniture, Artek Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
1987   ROM Architectural Gallery, Oslo, Norway
Aedes Architectural Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Idee Prozess Ergebnis, Martin-Gropius-Bau Museum, Berlin, Germany
Skala Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
1986   Three Lessons in Architecture, Palazzo Civico, Modena, Italy
Domestic Landscape, Milan Triennale, Milan, Italy
Architectural Projects, Rizzoli Gallery, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, CA
40/40 1986 Exhibition at the International Design Center, New York, NY
1985   International Building Exhibition, Milan Triennale, Milan, Italy
Chamberworks, Finnish National Museum of Architecture, Helsinki, Finland
Three Lessons in Architecture, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
1984   Cranbrook Artists, Grand Rapid Museum, Grand Rapids, MI
Chamberworks, Cranbrook Academy of Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills,MI
Theatrum Mundi, Architectural Association, London, UK
Window, Room, Furniture, Tel Aviv, Israel
1983   Artists-in-Residence Portfolio, Cranbrook Academy of Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Architectural Projects-Retrospective, Usdan Gallery, Bennington College, Bennington, VT
Window, Room, Furniture, Axis Gallery, Osaka, Japan
Chamberworks, Architectural Association, London, UK
1982   Inventionen, Kunstverein Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
Micromegas, Syracuse University Gallery, Syracuse, NY
Window, Room, Furniture, Houghton Gallery, New York, NY
Four Poetic Viewpoints, Detroit Focus Gallery, Detroit, MI
Architectural Projects, SCI-Arc Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1981   America Draws, Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway
Louisiana Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark
Symbol & Interpretation, E.T.H., Honggeberg, Zurich, Switzerland
1980   Micromegas, Artek Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
End-Space; Architectural Projects, Architectural Association, London, UK
Architectural Projects, Anchorage Foundation of Texas, Houston, TX
Architectural Invitational, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY
1979   Artists-in-Residence, Cranbrook Academy of Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI
1978   Micromegas, Cortland Museum, Cortland, New York, NY
1976   Collage Architecture, Art Net Gallery, London, UK
1971   Education of an Architect, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1969   Villa Savoye, Analysis and Reconstruction, New York, NY
Architectural League, New York, NY