Galerie Koch-Westenhoff

Horst Janssen

(German, 1929–1995)

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Horst Janssen

Selbst im Profil, 1983

Biography

Timeline

1929
Born on 14 November in Hamburg
1946 - 1952
Studies free and applied graphic art at the Landeskunstschule in Hamburg; becomes a master-class student with Alfred Mahlau
1947 - 1948
Publishes his first drawing in the weekly newspaper »Die Zeit«, and his first book of Punch and Judy tales, »Seid ihr alle da?«
1952
Awarded Lichtwark scholarship by the city of Hamburg; Janssen leaves the Landeskunstschule against his will
1957
Awarded scholarship by the Kulturkreis im Verband der Deutschen Industrie
1964
Wins the city of Darmstadt art prize
1965 - 1966
Awarded the city of Hamburg's Edwin Scharff Prize
1975
Awarded the city of Mannheim's Schiller Prize
1978
Awarded the city of Hamburg's Biermann Rathjen Medal
1990
Wins the prize of »Die oldenburgische Landschaft« association, Oldenburg

Exhibitions

2012 - 2013
Horst Janssen als Angeber X - Flegeleien und Verneigungen, Horst-Janssen-Museum Oldenburg, Germany (solo)
2008
Abgruende, HR Giger, Horst Janssen, Guido Sieber, Zitadelle Spandau, Bastion Kronprinz, Berlin
1998
Städtisches Museum Braunschweig, Germany
Germanisches Nat. Mus.
1997
Kunsthalle Hamburg
KunstHaus Wien, Austria
1996
Käthe Kollwitz Museum Berlin, Germany
1995
Landesmuseum Oldenburg, Germany
1994
Altonaer Museum Hamburg, Germany
1993
Fine Art Museum Taipeh, Taiwan