Wilhelm Lehmbruck  (German, 1881-1919) 


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Wilhelm Lehmbruck Biography
1881   Born:Meiderich, Germany
1895   he attended the Kunstgewerbeschule in Düsseldorf, Germany
1901 - 1906   Studied at the Düsseldorf Art Academy as a master of Karl Janssen
1906   Lehmbruck joins Düsseldorfer Artists Association and the Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts
1910 - 1914   he lived in Paris, where he met Modigliani, Brancusi, and Archipenko
1914 - 1918   served as a paramedic at a military hospital in Berlin
1919   Together with Ernst Barlach, Käthe Kollwitz, Lovis Corinth and others he is a member of the Prussian Academy of the Arts Board
Died: Berlin, Germany
1937   The Nazis defame Lehmbruck as a "degenerate artist" and seized 116 of its works from German museums. (lw) (lw)
  The Museum of Modern Art (New York City), the National Gallery of Art (Washington D.C.), the Tate Gallery (London, England), the Städel Museum (Frankfurt, Germany) and the Lehmbruck Museum (Duisberg, Germany) are among the public collections holding sculptures by Wilhelm Lehmbruck
Selected Exhibitions
1993   Wilhelm Lehmbruck, Galerie Michael Werner, Cologne, Germany
1988   Wilhelm Lehmbruck: Ruckblickendende von 1914, Saarland Museum, Saarbrucken, Germany
1961   Kunstverein and Kuiratorium Kulturelles Frankfurt, Germany
1957   Wilhelm Lehmbruck, 1881–1919, Tate Britain, London, England
German Art of the Twentieth Century, City Gallery, Leeds, United Kingdom
1956   Wilhelm Lehmbruck, Overbeck- Gesellschaft, Lubeck, Germany
1949   Kunsthalle, Mannheim, Germany
1948   Kunstgebaude, Tubingen, Germany
1939   Lehbruck, Marie Marriman Gallery, New York
1920   Exhibition Hodler-Fiori-Lehmbruck-Haller-Hubacher-Morgenthaler, Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland
1919   Exhibition Hodler-Fiori-Lehmbruck-Haller-Hubacher-Morgenthaler, Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland
1917   Exhibition Hodler-Lehmbruck-Stoecklin, Kunsthalle, Basel
1916   Collective Exhibition of Works by Wilhelm Lehmbruck, Kunsthalle, Mannheim, Germany
1914   Exhibition of the Work of Wilhelm Lehmbruck, Galerie Levesque, Paris
1913   Participation in the Armory Show in New York, Chicago and Boston, where he worked with his sculpture "The kneeling" is represented
1911 - 1912   'Salon des Indepéndents'
'Sonderbund-Exhibition' in Cologne, Germany
1907   the exhibition of the Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts in Paris, Grand Palais