Mary-Anne Martin/Fine Art

Gunther Gerzso

(Mexican, 1915–2000)

anatomía by gunther gerzso

Gunther Gerzso

Anatomía, 1943

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paisaje de san ángel by gunther gerzso

Gunther Gerzso

Paisaje de San Ángel, 1956

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rojo-azul-naranja by gunther gerzso

Gunther Gerzso

Rojo-Azul-Naranja, 1970

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Biography

Timeline

1915
Born in Mexico City, Mexico
1927 - 1931
Attended school in Lugano, Switzerland
1934
Graduated from the German School in Mexico City, Mexico
1936 - 1939
Staff Set Designer at the Cleveland Playhouse, Cleveland, OH
1940
Started his avocation as a self-taught painter, Cleveland, OH
1942 - 1962
Designed sets for 250 films
1973
Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship
1978
Received National Award for Arts and Sciences, Mexico
2000
Died in Mexico City, Mexico

Exhibitions

2004
Gunther Gerzso: Defining Mexican Abstractionism, ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries, Coral Gables, Florida, February 6-April 30
Risking the Abstract: Mexican Modernism and the Art of Gunther Gerzso, Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum, Chicago, March 19-June 27
2003 - 2004
Risking the Abstract: Mexican Modernism and the Art of Gunther Gerzso, Museum of Modern Art, Mexico City, November 12-February 22
2003
Risking the Abstract: Mexican Modernism and the Art of Gunther Gerzso, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California, July-October 2003
2000
Gunther Gerzso, In His Memory, Mary-Anne Martin/Fine Art, New York
Gunther Gerzso, The Last Decade, Galería Lopez-Quiroga, Mexico D.F.
1996
Gunther Gerzso, Latin American Masters Gallery, Beverly Hills, California
1995
Gunther Gerzso 80th Birthday Show, Mary-Anne Martin/Fine Art New York, NY
Gunther Gerzso: Prints and Sculpture, The Americas Society, New York
Gunther Gerzso. Obra Receinte, Galería Lopez Quiroga,Mexico, D.F.
1994
Gunther Gerzso. Pintura, Grafica y Dibujo, 1949-1993, Museo Carrillo Gil, Mexico, D.F.
1993
Gunther Gerzso. Pintura, Grafica y Dibujo, 1949-1993, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Oaxaca Oaxaca, Mexico
Gunther Gerzso. Pintura, Grafica y Dibujo, 1949-1993, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico
1992 - 1996
The Gelman Collection (travelling exhibition), Centro Cultural de Arte Contemporaneo Mexico, D.F.
1990
A New Antiquity of Form, Mary-Anne Martin/Fine Art New York, NY
Gerzso, Galería de Arte Mexicano, Mexico, D.F.