Hannes Beckmann (German, born )

Timeline

1909
Born October 8th in Stuttgart, Germany
1928–1932
Studied at Bauhuas, Dessau, Germany
1932–1934
Studied photography at Grapische Lehr und Versuchsanstalt, Vienna
1948
Came to New York, NY
1948
Became the first director of the Photographic Department at the Guggenheim Museum (Museum of Non - Objective Art)
1952
Taught Color and Design at the Cooper Union Art School, New York, NY
1960–1961
Visiting critic, Yale University, New Haven, CT
1970–1975
Taught at Dartmouth College, Visual Studies Program
1977
Died July 19th

Exhibitions

1977–1978
Geothe Institutte Touring Exhibition - Atlanta, Worcester, Burlington, Boston, Montreal, Toronto and New York City (solo)
1977
Ava Gallery, Hanover, NH (solo)
1976
Nashua Arts and Science Center, Nashua, NH (solo)
1976
Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA (solo)
1976
Johnson Gallery, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT (solo)
1975
Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH (solo)
1973
Jacob H. Strauss Gallery, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH (solo)
1973
A Retrospective of Selected Artists in Residence, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College and the New City Hall Exhibition Galleries, Boston, Massachusetts
1971
Concepts of the Bauhaus: The Busch-Reisinger Museum Collection, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard, University, Cabmridge, MA
1970
The Studio Museum in Harlem. Martha Jackson Gallery, New York, NY
1970
Beaumont-May Gallery, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH (solo)
1967–1970
Fifty Years Bauhaus, Wurttembergischer, Kunstverein, Stuttgart (also London, Amsterdam, Paris, Chicago, Pasadena, Buenos Aires, Tokyo)
1969
Art For Study: The Modern Tradition, Amherst College, Amherst, MA
1969
The Square in Painting, American Federation of Arts traveling exhibition
1968
Visitors' Forum, Beaumont-May Gallery, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
1966
Art for the United States Embassies, Art in Embassies Program, State Department Traveling Exhibition
1965
Retinal Painting, University of Texas Museum, Austin, TX
1965
The Responsive Eye, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (also, The City Art Museum of St. Louis, Seattle Art Musesum, Pasadena Art Museum, The Baltimore Museum of Art)
1965
Color Dynamism, Then and Now, East Hampton Gallery, New York, New York
1963
New England Painters, De Cordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
1963
Science and Technology In Art, I.B.M. Gallery, New York, NY
1963
Color and Form, Castellane Gallery, New York, NY
1963
Art School Faculty Exhibition, Cooper Union School of Art and Architecture, New York, NY
1962
Kanegis Gallery, Boston, MA (also '63, '64, '65, '66, '68, '74) (solo)
1962
American Painting, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
1961
Logic and Magic of Color, Cooper Union School of Art and Architecture, New York, NY
1960
Group Ten, Riverside Museum, New York, NY
1958
Lincoln Gallery, Brooklyn, New York. Newark Art Museum, Newark, NJ
1951
Museum of Non-Objective Painting, New York, NY
1949
European Painters (with Otto Nebel, Vordemberge-Gildewart and Lotti Konnerth), The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, Museum of Non-Objective Painting, New York, NY (solo)

Public Collections

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Bauhaus Archiv, Berlin, Germany
Newark Museum, Newark, NJ
Chase Manhattan Bank
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Darthmouth, MA
De Cordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY