Timeline

1930
Born in Erlbach, Germany
1947–1948
Studied at the Academy of Fine Arts, Berlin, (West) Germany
1948–1949
Studied at the Academy of Arts, Dresden, Germany
1954
Left East Germany
1954–1959
Studied at the Academy of Arts, Dusseldorf, Germany
1964–1965
Taught art at a grammar school, Dusseldorf, Germany
1965
Appointment at the Academy of Fine Arts, Hamburg, Germany
1969
Since 1969 Professor at the Academy of Fine Arts, Hamburg, Germany
1988
Paintings ordered by Federal President of Germany (official residence in Schloß Bellevue Berlin)
1976–1992
Professor at the Academy of Arts, Dusseldorf, Germany
1996
Since 1996 Member, Saxon Academy of Arts, Dresden, Germany
2013
Died in Neuss, Germany

Exhibitions

2011
Josef Albers Museum, Bottrop: Gotthard Graubner. Malerei - Gespräch mit Josef Albers (solo)
2011
Hôtel des Arts Toulon, Body and Soul. Lawrence Carroll - Gotthard Graubner - Sean Scully
2010
Galerie Karsten Greve Paris, Gotthard Graubner. Malerei / Peinture (solo)
2010
Gotthard Graubner. Malerei, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Liechtenstein (solo)
2009
Color Based Paintings IV, Bergner + Job Galerie, Mainz, Germany
2009
Gotthard Graubner. Chapeau mon ami , Galerie m, Bochum, Germany (solo)
2008
ZERO lebt – europäische Avantgarde der 50er und 60er Jahre, Kunsthalle Weishaupt, Ulm, Germany
2008
Gotthard Graubner. Radierungen, Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, Germany (solo)
2008
Malerei, Galerie Karsten Greve, Cologne, Germany (solo)
2007
Gotthard Graubner. Malerei auf Papier. Sardische Aquarelle, Galerie Renée Ziegler, Zurich, Switzerland, (solo)
2007
Galeri Artist Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey (solo)
2007
Kunstverein Grevenbroich/Villa Erkens, Grevenbroich, Germany (solo)
2006
Kunsthandel Wolfgang Werner, Berlin/Bremen, Germany (solo)
2006
Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen, Germany
2005–2006
Gotthard Graubner – Farbraumkörper und Arbeiten auf Papier 1984-2004, Neues Museum Weserburg, Germany (solo)
2005–2006
Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China (solo)
2005–2006
Kunstverein, Lippstadt; Germany (solo)
2003
Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, Korea
2003
Kestner-Gesellschaft, Hanover, Germany
2002
Museum Wiesbaden, Germany
2001
Staatliche Kunsthalle, Karlsruhe, Germany
2000
Museum Küppersmühle, Duisburg, Germany
2000
Gemälde- und Skulpturenmuseum, Ankara, Turkey
2000
Centre Cultural de la Caixa de Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain
2000
Goethe-Institut, Istanbul, Turkey
2000
Gemälde- und Skulpturenmuseum, Izmir, Turkey
2000
Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Dresden, Germany
1999
Galerie der Marmara-Universität, Istanbul, Turkey
1999
Galerie Karsten Greve, Milan, Italy
1999
Galerie Karsten Greve, Paris, France
1999
Kunstmuseum Alte Post, Mühlheim, Germany
1998
Kunstakademie, Tirana, Albania
1998
Staatliches Museum Schwerin, Germany
1998
Galerie Karsten Greve, Cologne, Germany
1995
Mestna Galerija, Ljubljana, Slowenia
1995
Saarland-Museum, Saarbrücken, Germany
1995
Galerie Karsten Greve, Cologne, Germany
1991
Annelie Juda, London, UK
1990
Galerie Karsten Greve, Paris, France
1990
Galerie der Stadt, Villa Merkel, Esslingen, Germany
1990
Kunstverein, Braunschweig, Germany
1989
Kunsthalle, Bremen, Germany
1987
Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
1987
Kunstsammlung NRW, Dusseldorf, Germany
1986
Städtisches Kunstmuseum, Bonn, Germany
1985
Galerie Nordenhake, Germany
1985
Kirche St. Markus-Nied, Frankfurt/M, Germany
1984
Galerie m, Bochum, Germany
1983
Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden
1983
Kunstmuseum, Dusseldorf, Germany
1982
Städtisches Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Germany
1982
Biennale, German Pavillon, Venice, Italy
1982
Fifth Triennale-India, New Delhi, India
1980
Bahnhof Rolandseck, Bonn - Bad Godesberg, Germany
1980
Staatliche Kunsthalle Tübingen, Germany
1980
Staatliche Kunsthalle, Baden-Baden, Germany
1978
Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt/M, Germany
1978
Städtische Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf, Germany
1975
André Emmerich Gallery, New York, NY
1975
Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
1971
XI Biennal, Sao Paulo, Brazil
1970
Kunstverein Mannheim, Germany
1969
Kestner-Gesellschaft, Hanover, Germany
1968
Museum Villa Stuck, Munich, Germany
1960
Galerie Schmela, Dusseldorf, Germany