Otto Dix  (German, 1891-1969) 


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Otto Dix Biography
1891   Born: December 2nd, Untermhaus (near Gera, Thuringia)
1998 - 1906   Attended school in Untermhaus
1906 - 1910   Apprenticeship in decorative painting with Carl Senff in Gera
1910 - 1914   Attended the Royal Dresden School of Arts and Crafts
1916   Awarded the Iron Cross, II Class
1919   Co-founder of the "Dresden Secession- Group 1919"
1922   Studied at the Staatlichen Akademie der Bildenden Künste (State Academy of Art)
1959   Bundesverdienstkreuz (National Order of Merit)
1964   Honorary member of Accademia delle arti del disegno, Florence
1966   Received the Alfred Lichtwark Prize in Hamburg
1966   Received the Martin Andersen-Nexö Prize in Dresdan
1966   Made honory citizen of Gera
1968   Recipient, Rembrandt Prize of the Goethe Foundation in Salzburg
1969   Died: July 25th, Singen, Hohentwiel
Selected Exhibitions
1997   The New Objectivity, Galerie St. Etienne New York, NY
1993   Art & Politics in Weimar Germany, Galerie St. Etienne, New York, NY
1991   Degenerate Art: The Fate of the Avant-Garde in Nazi Germany, Los Angeles County Museum of Art Los Angeles, CA
1988   Otto Dix, Museum of Modern Art Kamakura, Japan
1987   Schrecken und Hoffnung-Künstler sehen Frieden und Krieg, Kunsthalle Hamburg, Munich, Germany
1986   German Realist Drawings of the 1920's, Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
1985   German Art of the 20th Century, Royal Academy, London, England
1985   Otto Dix, 1891-1969, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Germany
1980   Expressionism: A German Intuition, Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
1977   Otto Dix zwischen den Kriegen, Zeichnungen, Aquarelle, Kartons, Haus am Waldsee Berlin, Germany
1977   Otto Dix zwischen den Kriegen, Zeichnungen, Aquarelle, Kartons und Druckgraphik 1912-1939, Haus am Waldsee Berlin, Germany
1974   Realismus und Sachlichkeit, Aspekte deustscher Kunst 1919-1933, National galerie Berlin Berlin, Germany
1961   Otto Dix-Das graphische Gesamtwerk 1913-1960, Galerie Meta Nierendorf, Berlin, Germany
1957   Otto Dix-Gemälde und Graphik von 1912-1957, Deutsche Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany
1950   Otto Dix-Gemälde, Aquarelle, Zeichnungen, Kunstverein Freiburg
1938   Otto Dix, Kunstsalon Wolfsberg, Zurich, Switzerland
1935   Group show, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1927   Otto Dix, Galerie Wolfsberg, Zurich, Switzerland
1926   Otto Dix, Galerie Thannhauser Munich, Germany
1923   Otto Dix, J.B. Neumann, Berlin, Germany