Günther Uecker

(German, born 1930)

zeitungsblock by günther uecker

Günther Uecker

Zeitungsblock, 2012

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Born: in Wendorf, Germany
1949 - 1953
Studied art at Wismar and at the Berlin-Weißensee Academy, Germany
1953 - 1957
Studied at the Kunstakademien in Düssledorf, Germany
Co-founded the Gruppo Zero together with Yves Klein, Heinz Mack, and Otto Piene
Designed the prayer room for the Berlin Reichstag building, Germany
Teaches, lives and works in Düsseldorf, Germany


2012 - 2013
Sandspirale in Ends of the Earth - Land Art bis 1974, Haus der Kunst, München, Germany
Günther Uecker und Enrico Castellani, Ca’ Pesaro, Galleria Internazionale d’Arte Moderna, Venice, Italy
Honarhaye Moaser Tehran / Teheran Museum of Contemporary Art, Teheran, Iran
Günther Uecker, Handlungen Ulmer Museum, Ulm, Germany (solo)
Günther Uecker - Das Buch Hiob, Kunst-Raum des Deutschen Bundestags, Berlin, Germany (solo)
Art of Two Germanys/Cold War Cultures, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Broad Contemporary Art Museum, organized by Stephanie Barron, January 25, 2009–April 19, 2009
Target Practice: Painting Under Attack 1949-78, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, USA
Gunther Uecker: Post for Ordos, Ordos Art Museum, China (solo)
Günther Uecker - works on paper, Kunsthalle Jesuitenkirche, Aschaffenburg, Germany (solo)
Tàpies, Hartung, Uecker, Förg, Kunstmuseum, St. Gallen, Switzerland
Günther Uecker: Nagelobjekt, Prägedrucke, Galerie Roland Aphold, Basel, Switzerland (solo)
2007 - 2008
Homenaje a Picasso, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Santiago de Chile, Chile

Public Collections

Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
Von der Heydt Museum, Wuppertal, Germany
ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
Ulmer Museum, ULM, Germany
Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany
Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN , USA
Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, MA, USA