Erich Heckel  (German, 1883-1970) 

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Erich Heckel Biography
1883   Born in Döbeln, Germany
1904   Studies architecture at the Saxon Technical College, Dresden, Germany
1905   Founding of artist group 'Die Brücke' with Bleyl, Kirchner and Schmidt-Rottluff
1913   Break-up of 'Die Brücke'
1937   Branded as 'degenerate' by Nazi authorities, 729 of his works are confiscated in German museums
1949 - 1955   Professorship at the School of Fine Arts in Karlsruhe
1970   Died in Radolfzell, Germany
Selected Exhibitions
2011   Sommergäste. Von Arp bis Werefkin - Die Klassische Moderne in Mecklenburg und Pommern, Staatliches Museum Schwerin, Germany
2010 - 2011   Erich Heckel, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner und Max Pechstein, Der Blick auf Fränzi und Marcella, Sprengel Museum Hannover, Germany
1965   Stedeljik Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
1962   Biennale Venice, Italy
1957   Städt. Museum Duisburg, Germany
1956   Kunsthalle Bremen, Germany
1955   Günther Franke, Munich
1948   Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany
1933   B. Thommen, Basel, Switzerland
1927   Ferdinand Möller, Berlin, Germany
1915   School of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
1914   Werkbund exhibition, Cologne
1913   Gallery Gurlitt, Berlin (solo)