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Rupprecht Geiger

(German, 1908–2009)

rotes rund im schwarz/ rot-schwarz by rupprecht geiger

Rupprecht Geiger

Rotes Rund im Schwarz/ Rot-Schwarz, 1956

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Biography

Timeline

1908
Born in Munich, Germany
1926 - 1929
Studies in architecture at the Munich Art College with the Neoclassicist Eduard Pfeiffer, Munich, Germany
1930 - 1932
Apprenticeship as a bricklayer, Munich, Germany
1933 - 1935
Studies in architecture at the National Building School Munich, Germany
1936 - 1940
Work in different architectural offices incl. amongst others Oswald Eduard Bieber
1941 - 1942
Military service on the eastern front in Poland and Russia
1943 - 1944
Assignment as a war artist in the Ukraine and Greece
1949 - 1962
Freelance architect together with his wife Monika Geiger
1949
Co-founder of artist group ZEN 49 (until 1957)
1951
Design of the Munich Main Central Station façade as his first public commission in the field “art in architecture”, Germany

Exhibitions

2008
Rot ist Schön, Museum of Contemporary Art Siegen, Siegen, Germany (solo)
100 Jahre Rupprecht Geiger, New National Gallery, Berlin, Germany (solo)
Retrospective at the State Gallery in Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany (solo)
2007
Farbe tanken für neue Energie, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany (solo)
2005
Stunde 0: Rupprecht Geiger und Hilla von Rebay, Museum Villa Stuck, Munich, Germany (solo)
Von Rot zu Rot, Papierarbeiten und Gemälde, Halle Altes Rathaus, Städtische Sammlungen Schweinfurt, Schweinfurt, Germany (solo)
2002
German representative at the 25th Biennale in São Paulo, Brasil
2000
Geist und Materie, Mies van der Rohe Haus, Berlin, Germany (solo)
Morgen Rot Abend Rot, Spitalkirche Heiliggeist, Landshut, Germany (solo)
1999
Galerie im Rathausfletz, Neuburg an der Donau, Germany (solo)

Literature

2007
Catalogue Raisonné of Printed Graphics 1948–2007
2003
Catalogue Raisonné of Printed Graphics 1942-2002, Paintings and Objects, Architecture-related Art
1972
Catalogue Raisonné of Printed Graphics 1948–1972
1964
Catalogue Raisonné of prints 1948–1964