Galerie Michael Werner

Marcel Broodthaers

(Belgian, 1924–1976)

le monde 21 juin by marcel broodthaers

Marcel Broodthaers

Le monde 21 juin, 1968

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Biography

Timeline

1924
Born on January 28 in Brussels
1945
First known publication of poems
1947
Cosignatory of the Belgian Surrealist manifesto "Pas de quartiers dans la revolution"; Works as freelance writer in Brussels, deals in antiquarian books
1957
Publication of his first poetry book "Mon livre d'Ogre" and the first film "La Clef de l'Horloge, un poème cinematographique" (in honor of Kurt Schwitters)
1962 - 1963
Moves to Paris, works as a freelance journalist, returns to Brussels
1964
Creates first objects using mussels, eggshells, black coal, bricks et al; In the following years, other publications and expansion of his artistic work on several media like film, photography, audiotapes and slides
1967
Film "Le Corbeau et le Renard"
1968
Starts a series of prints from vacuum-shaped plastic
1969
Foundation of the "Musée d'Art Moderne, Département des Aigles" in his home, Rue de la Pépinière, Brussels. Presentation of several sections of the "Musée d'Art Moderne, Département des Aigles" as discussion of the term museum and its function
1970
Moves to Duesseldorf

Exhibitions

2010
Marcel Broodthaers. Section Cinéma, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, USA
2009
1968. Die große Unschuld, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Germany (group)
Matthew Brannon, Marcel Broodthaers, James Lee Byars, William E. Jones, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles
2008
Marcel Broodthaers, Milton Keynes Gallery, Milton Keynes, UK
Serial Works on Paper, “Series Drawings”, Michael Werner Gallery, New York
Marcel Broodthaers, Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago, “Ombres”, New Galerie de France, Paris
2007
Décor – A conquest by Marcel Broodthaers, Michael Werner. Une saison à Paris 2007, Galerie de France, Paris and Michael Werner Gallery, New York
2003
Marcel Broodthaers, Die Photographische Sammlung / SK Stiftung Kultur der Stadtsparkasse Köln
Marcel Broodthaers, Kunsthalle Wien
2001
Marcel Broodthaers, Palais des Beaux Arts de Bruxelles, Brüssel