Kees van Dongen

(Dutch, 1877–1968)

la rue de la paix by kees van dongen

Kees van Dongen

La rue de la Paix, ca. 1922–1923

le jardin (le louvard) by kees van dongen

Kees van Dongen

Le Jardin (Le Louvard), 1924

Biography

Timeline

1877
Born January 26th in Delfshaven near Rotterdam
1895
Studied at Academy of Fine Arts, Rotterdam
1897
Moved to Paris and worked as an illustrator for "Revoue Blanche" and "L'assiette au Beurre"
1903
Exhibited his works publicly for the first time, and later he showed with Matisse in the Vollard Gallery
1905
Became associated with the Fauves
1908
Became a member of the group of German Expressionists "Die Brücke" (the Bridge)
1968
Died May 28 in Monte Carlo

Exhibitions

2008
Kees Van Dongen, 1877-1968, New National Museum of Monaco, Monaco
1990
Kees Van Dongen, Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Netherlands
1974
Les Fauves, Seibu Galleries, Tokyo, Japan
1972
Hommage a Van Dongen, Galerie Paul Valloton, Lausanne, Switzerland
1967
Van Dongen, Musee National d'arte Art Moderne, Paris, France
1946
Mostra di pittori francesi, Galerie dello Zodiaco, Rome, Italy
1911
Van Dongen, Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris, France
1908
Exhibited with German Expressionist group, Die Brucke
1905
Salon d'Automne, Paris, France