Galerie Sfeir-Semler

MARWAN

(Syrian, b. 1939)

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MARWAN

Head, 1993

head by marwan

MARWAN

Head, 2006–2010

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MARWAN

Marionette, 2008

Biography

Timeline

1934
Born in Damascus, Syria
1955 - 1957
Studies Arab Literature in Damascus
1957
Painting studies in Berlin (with Prof. Hann Trier)
1966
Winner of Karl-Hofer-Award
1977 - 2003
Professor at the Hochschule der Künste, Berlin
1999
Founder of the Summer Academy of Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation, Darat al Funun in Amman, Jordan
2002
Fred-Thieler-Prize
Lives and works in Berlin

Exhibitions

2014
Here and Elsewhere, New Museum, New York, USA
MARWAN: Paintings and Drawings (1962–1972), Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto, Portugal (solo)
2013
Kunst in Berlin 1945 bis heute, Berlinische Galerie, Berlin
Marwan, Beirut Exhibition Center, Beirut (solo)
2012
Marwan, Galeri Artist, Istanbul
2011
760 914 cm2 Druck, Städtische Galerie Wolfsburg, Germany
2009 - 2010
Taswir – Islamische Bildwelten und Moderne, Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin
Sfeir-Semler Gallery, Beirut (solo)
Haus am Waldsee, Berlin (solo)
Sfeir-Semler, Hamburg, Germany (solo)