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biography

Otto Piene Estate

1928 Born in Laasphe, DE
2014 Deceased in Berlin, DE

Education



1948–50 Blocherer Art School and the Academy of Art, Munich, DE
1950-53 Staatliche Kunstakademie, Düsseldorf, DE
1953-57 University of Cologne, DE
1964 Artist-in-residence, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA

Awards, Grants and Fellowships




1959 Prize, Deutsche Kunst, Baden-Baden, Germany
1963 Grand Prize for Group ZERO, IV Biennale Internazionale d’Arte, San Marino, IT
1967 Prize, International Exhibitions of Graphic Art, Ljublijana, LT
1968 Konrad von Soest Prize, Munster, DE
1969 Prize, International Exhibitions of Graphic Art, Ljublijana, LT
1970 Prize, Ile Exposition International de Dessins Originaux, Rijeka, HR
1972 Prize of the National Museum of Modern art, The Eighth International
1972 Biennial Exhibition of Prints in Tokyo, JP
1976 Prize, International Graphics Biennale, Frederikstad, NO
1994 Honorary doctorate by the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Maryland, US
1996 Sculpture Prize of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, US
2003 UNESCO Joan Miro Medal, presented at the Bremen Kunsthalle, DE
2003 Leonardo da Vinci World Art Prize from Consejo Cultural Mundial of Mexico City, MEX
2013 Max-Beckmann - Prize of the city of Frankfurt

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

feb 09 - jun 02 2019Fire and Light: Otto Piene in Groton, 1983–2014Fitchburg Art Museum,
Fitchburg, USA
feb 01 - apr 06 2019Otto PieneSprüth Magers Berlin
oct 20 2018 - jan 20 2019Otto PieneGalerie der Kunstakademie Düsseldorf
apr 29 - jun 10 2017Light BalletSprüth Magers Berlin

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

sep 20 2017 - jan 07 2018Floating Worlds A.o., Otto Piene EstateBiennale de Lyon,
La Sucrière & the Musée d’Art Contemporain de Lyon.
jul 09 - sep 03 2017From the collection: Europe 1960 – Azimuth, Concrete Art, Nouveau Réalisme, Zero A.o., Otto Piene EstateKunstmuseum Liechtenstein,
Vaduz
jun 09 - sep 03 2017From the collection: (No)stories. (No)paintings. (No)metaphors A.o., Otto Piene EstateKunstmuseum Liechtenstein
apr 22 - aug 27 2017Socle Du Monde Biennale 2017 A.o., Otto Piene EstateHearing Museum of contemporary art,
Herning,
Denmark