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A.R. Penck

Vita A.R. Penck

1939 Born in Dresden
1980 Expatriation from the GDR
1982 Participation in the documenta in Kassel
1988 Retrospectives at the Nationalgalerie Berlin and at the Kunsthaus Zurich
since
1989
Professorship for graphics at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf
1992 Participation in the documenta in Kassel
1999 Exhibition of bronze sculptures in the museums of Heilbronn, Bremen, Recklinghausen and Luxemburg.
2003 Weltsicht - Retrospective at the Museum Küppersmühle, Duisburg.
2017 Deceased in Zurich

 

Exhibitions (selection):

    • von hier aus, Düsseldorf, 1984
    • A.R. Penck, Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, 1987
    • Made in Cologne, DuMont Kunsthalle, Cologne, 1988
    • Penck & Visser, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, 1991
    • A. R. Penck. Graphiken 1988-92, Galerie Wolfgang Böhler, Bensheim, 1993
    • Deutschlandbilder, Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin, 1997
    • HIMMELFAHRTEN, Galerie Wolfgang Gmyrek, 2001
    • El Regreso de los Gigantes, Museo Nacional de Arte Decorativo, Buenos Aires, 2003
    • A. R. Penck Retrospektive, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, 2007
    • A. R. Penck. Zwischen Licht und Schatten, Galerie Michael Werner, Cologne, 2014

     

    Works in public collections (selection):

    • Städelsches Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt am Main

    • Museum of Modern Art (MoMa), New York
    • Museum für Moderne Kunst (MMK), Frankfurt am Main
    • Kunstpalais Erlangen, Erlangen
    • Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich
    • Art Institute of Chicago
    • Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
    • Museumsquartier St. Annen, Lübeck