Emil Nolde  (German, 1867-1956) 

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Emil Nolde Biography
1867   Born: in Nolde, North Schleswig, Germany as Emil Hansen on August 7th
1884 - 1888   Had an apprenticeship as a wood carver and furniture designer in Flensburg
1892 - 1898   Taught industrial drawing at the Gewerbemuseum
1899   Went to Dachau to become Adolf Hölzel’s pupil
1906   Briefly joined a group of painters called ‘Die Brücke’
1909   First attempted to paint using watercolors on non-absorbent paper
1939 - 1945   Painted his ‘unpainted paintings’ in Seebüll
1956   Died: in Seebüll, Germany on April 13th
Selected Exhibitions
2012   Max Liebermann und Emil Nolde. Gartenbilder, Liebermann Villa am Wannsee, Germany
2011   Die unbekannte Sammlung - Klassiker der Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Germany
2008   Emil Nolde. Begegnung mit dem Nordischen, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Bielefeld
2007   Emil Nolde. Die Bergpostkarten, Museumberg Flensburg, Flensburg
2006   Emile Nolde, Mie Prefectural Art Museum, Tsu City
1996   Emil Nolde--Christian Rohlfs, Galerie St. Etienne New York
1995   Emil Nolde: The Painter's Prints, Boston Museum of Fine Arts Boston, MA
1991   Degenerate Art: The Fate of the Avant-Garde in Nazi GermaNew York, Los Angeles County Museum of Art Los Angeles, CA
1988   Emil Nolde in Berlin, Brücke Museum Berlin, Germany
1985   German Art of the 20th Century, Royal Academy of Art London, England
1980   Expressionism: A German Intuition, Guggenheim Museum New York, NY
1963   Emil Nolde, Museum of Modern Art New York, NY
1957   Emil Nolde: Memorial Exhibition, Kunstverein Hamburg
1948   Emil Nolde, Kestner-Gesellschaft Hanover
1948   Die Brücke, Kunsthalle Bern
1946   Emil Nolde, Hamburg
1939   (First American one-man show), Buchholz Gallery New York
1937   Degenerate Art, Circulated by Nazis
1931   German Painting and Sculpture, Museum of Modern Art New York, NY
1927   Emil Nolde, Dresden, Hamburg, Kiel, Essen, Wiesbaden
1912   Second exhibition of the Blaue Reiter, Munich, Germany
1912   Sonderbund Exhibition, Cologne, Germany
1908   Emil Nolde, Galerie Paul Cassirer Berlin, Germany
1905   Emil Nolde, Galerie Ernst Arnold Dresden, Germany
1905   Berlin Secession, Berlin, Germany