Kees van Dongen  (Dutch, 1877-1968) 

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Kees van Dongen Biography
1877   Born January 1st in Delfshaven near Rotterdam
1895   Studied at Academy of Fine Arts, Rotterdam
1897   Moved to Paris and worked as an illustrator for "Revoue Blanche" and "L'assiette au Beurre"
1903   Exhibited his works publicly for the first time, and later he showed with Matisse in the Vollard Gallery
1905   Became associated with the Fauves
1908   Became a member of the group of German Expressionists "Die Brücke" (the Bridge)
1968   Died May 28 in Monte Carlo
Selected Exhibitions
2008   Kees Van Dongen, 1877-1968, New National Museum of Monaco, Monaco
1990   Kees Van Dongen, Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Netherlands
1974   Les Fauves, Seibu Galleries, Tokyo, Japan
1972   Hommage a Van Dongen, Galerie Paul Valloton, Lausanne, Switzerland
1967   Van Dongen, Musee National d'arte Art Moderne, Paris, France
1946   Mostra di pittori francesi, Galerie dello Zodiaco, Rome, Italy
1911   Van Dongen, Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris, France
1908   Exhibited with German Expressionist group, Die Brucke
1905   Salon d'Automne, Paris, France