Richard Lindner

(American/German, 1901–1978)

fun city by richard lindner

Richard Lindner

Fun City, 1969

fun city by richard lindner

Richard Lindner

Fun City, 1969

heart from the

Richard Lindner

Heart from the "After Noon" Portfolio, 1969

hit by richard lindner

Richard Lindner

Hit, 1971

man walking a rooster by a crested moon by richard lindner

Richard Lindner

Man Walking a Rooster by a Crested Moon, 1971

man's best friend from the

Richard Lindner

Man's Best Friend from the "After Noon" Portfolio, 1969

Biography

Timeline

1901
Born in 1901 in Hamburg, Germany to an American mother and a German father
1924 - 1927
Lived in Munich
1925 - 1927
Studied at the Kunstakademie
1927 - 1928
Lived in Berlin
1928
Returned to Munich to become art director of a publishing firm
1933
Forced to flee to Paris, where he became politicaly engaged, sought contact with French artists and earned his living as a commercial artist
1939
During the War served in the French army
1941
Immigrated to New York where he quickly became a highly successful illustrator for such magazines as Fortune, Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue.
1948
Became an American citizen
1952 - 1967
Teacher at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn

Exhibitions

2012
Richard Lindner - Kunstmuseum Bayreuth, Bayreuth
2009
Richard Lindner - Ein Nürnberger in New York - Kunst in der Scheune, Nuremberg
Richard Lindner Special Event: In Conversation With Peter Selz - George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2004
Richard Lindner - Graphik - Galerie & Edition Bode GmbH, Nuremberg
2002
Richard Lindner - Hilger modern, Vienna
2001
Richard Lindner - Zum 100. Geburtstag - Galerie & Edition Bode GmbH, Nuremberg
2000
Richard Lindner - Zeichnungen - - Galerie Aurel Scheibler - Cologne, Cologne
1998
Richard Lindner - Fundación Juan March, Madrid
1997
Richard Lindner - paintings and watercolors 1948 - 1977 - Haus der Kunst München, Munich
1996
Richard Lindner - paintings and watercolors 1948 - 1977 - Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
1987
Richard Lindner - Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden

Public Collections

Walker Art Center,Minneapolis, MN
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
Thyssen - Bornemisza Museum, Madrid, Spain
Smithsonian, Washington D.C.
Tate Gallery, London, UK
Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Literature

2001
Galerie Bode u.a. (Hrsg.): Richard Lindner, Bilder-Papierarbeiten-Graphik, Kat. Ausst., Walsrode 2001
2000
Heyden, Thomas: Richard Lindner (= Im Kontext, Schriftenreihe des Neuen Museums in Nürnberg 2), Nürnberg 2000
1996
Loyall, Claudia: Richard Lindner, ein Emigrant in New York. Zum Selbstverständnis des Künstlers 1950-1953. Mit einem Anhang unveröffentlichter Korrespondenz an Hermann und Toni Kesten. (= Eurpäische Hochschulschriften, Reihe XXVIII, Junstgeschichte 246), Frankfurt/Main u.a. 1996
1990
Loyall, Claudia: Richard Lindner, in: Galerie Thomas (Hg.): Richard Lindner, Arbeiten auf Papier, in; Kat.Ausst. München 1990
1974
Heigl, Curt/Horn, Wolfgang: Richard Lindner, Kat. Ausst., Nürnberg 1974
Martin, Jean-Hubert/Schmidt, Katharina/Tabart, Marielle: Richard Lindner, Kat. Ausst., Düsseldorf, Paris, Zürich 1974
1969
Schmied,Wieland (Hg.):Richard Lindner, Kat. Ausst. Hannover 1969