Richard Lindner  (American/German, 1901-1978) 

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Richard Lindner Biography
1901   Born in 1901 in Hamburg, Germany to an American mother and a German father
1924 - 1927   Lived in Munich
1925 - 1927   Studied at the Kunstakademie
1927 - 1928   Lived in Berlin
1928   Returned to Munich to become art director of a publishing firm
1933   Forced to flee to Paris, where he became politicaly engaged, sought contact with French artists and earned his living as a commercial artist
1939   During the War served in the French army
1941   Immigrated to New York where he quickly became a highly successful illustrator for such magazines as Fortune, Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue.
1948   Became an American citizen
1965   Became Guest Professor at the Akademie für Bildende Künste, Hamburg
1952 - 1967   Teacher at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn
1967   Teacher at Yale University School of Art and Architecture, New Haven
1978   Died in New York, 1978
Selected Exhibitions
2012   Richard Lindner - Kunstmuseum Bayreuth, Bayreuth
2009   Richard Lindner - Ein Nürnberger in New York - Kunst in der Scheune, Nuremberg
Richard Lindner Special Event: In Conversation With Peter Selz - George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2004   Richard Lindner - Graphik - Galerie & Edition Bode GmbH, Nuremberg
2002   Richard Lindner - Hilger modern, Vienna
2001   Richard Lindner - Zum 100. Geburtstag - Galerie & Edition Bode GmbH, Nuremberg
2000   Richard Lindner - Zeichnungen - - Galerie Aurel Scheibler - Cologne, Cologne
1998   Richard Lindner - Fundación Juan March, Madrid
1997   Richard Lindner - paintings and watercolors 1948 - 1977 - Haus der Kunst München, Munich
1996   Richard Lindner - paintings and watercolors 1948 - 1977 - Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
1987   Richard Lindner - Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden
1979   Richard Lindner - Fondation Maeght, Saint-Paul
1978   Richard Lindner: 1901-1978 - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
1975   Richard Lindner - Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Nuremberg
1974   Richard Lindner - Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich
Selected Public Collections
  Walker Art Center,Minneapolis, MN
  Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
  Thyssen - Bornemisza Museum, Madrid, Spain
  Smithsonian, Washington D.C.
  Tate Gallery, London, UK
  Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
2001   Galerie Bode u.a. (Hrsg.): Richard Lindner, Bilder-Papierarbeiten-Graphik, Kat. Ausst., Walsrode 2001
2000   Heyden, Thomas: Richard Lindner (= Im Kontext, Schriftenreihe des Neuen Museums in Nürnberg 2), Nürnberg 2000
1996   Loyall, Claudia: Richard Lindner, ein Emigrant in New York. Zum Selbstverständnis des Künstlers 1950-1953. Mit einem Anhang unveröffentlichter Korrespondenz an Hermann und Toni Kesten. (= Eurpäische Hochschulschriften, Reihe XXVIII, Junstgeschichte 246), Frankfurt/Main u.a. 1996
1990   Loyall, Claudia: Richard Lindner, in: Galerie Thomas (Hg.): Richard Lindner, Arbeiten auf Papier, in; Kat.Ausst. München 1990
1974   Heigl, Curt/Horn, Wolfgang: Richard Lindner, Kat. Ausst., Nürnberg 1974
1974   Martin, Jean-Hubert/Schmidt, Katharina/Tabart, Marielle: Richard Lindner, Kat. Ausst., Düsseldorf, Paris, Zürich 1974
1969   Schmied,Wieland (Hg.):Richard Lindner, Kat. Ausst. Hannover 1969