Timeline

1886
26.08.1886 Rudolph Belling was born in Berlin
1905
He is trained as modeling sculptor for decorative arts and crafts
1909
Works for Max Reinhard´s theater productions at the Deutsches Theater Berlin
1911
Becomes 'Meisterschüler' of Peter Breuer at the Kunstakademie-Charlottenburg and travels through Belgium, Great Britain and France where he visits Picasso in Paris
1918–1924
One of the founders of the Novembergruppe
1931
Appointed member of the 'Preussische Akademie der Künste' Berlin of which he resigns in ´37
1935
Teaches at the Annot art school, NY
1937
Emigrates to Turkey where he teaches since ´36 at the department of sculpture of the 'Akademie der Künste' in Istanbul. His works are abolished and destroyed in Nazi Germany
1955
Receives the 'Grosses Bundesverdienstkreuz' of the BRD
1955
Reappointed member of the Akademie der Künste Berlin-West
1952–1965
Teaches architecture at the 'Technische Universitaet' Istanbul
1971
Becomes Dr. of honors of the Technische Universitaet Munich
1972
Dies in Krailling

Exhibitions

2002–3003
Galerie Voemel, Duesseldorf
2002–2003
Kunsthandel Wolfgang Werner, Bremen/Berlin
1992
Kunsthandel Wolfgang Werner, Bremen / Berlin
1976
Stadtmuseum, Munich
1971
Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin
1967–1968
Akademie der Kuenste, Berlin
1967–1968
Galerie Wolfgang Ketterer, Munich
1962
Galerie Alex Voemel, Duesseldorf
1959
Galerie Wolfgang Gurlitt, Munich
1956
Karl-Ernst-Osthaus-Museum, Hagen
1937–1941
His works are part of the exhibition 'Entartete Kunst'
1935
The Weyhe Gallery, New York
1931
Museum of Modern Art, New York
1924
Nationalgalerie im Kronprimzenpalais, Berlin
1919
Kunstsalon Fritz Gurlitt, Berlin
1919
Galerie Alfred Flechtheim, Duesseldorf
1919
Galerie Goyert, Collogne
1914
Grosse Berliner Kunstausstellung