American Contemporary Art Gallery

Hans Hofmann

(deutsch, 1880 - 1966)

composition by hans hofmann

Hans Hofmann

Composition, 1946

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dark transition by hans hofmann

Hans Hofmann

Dark Transition, 1947

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mysterious approach ii (recto) by hans hofmann

Hans Hofmann

Mysterious Approach II (recto)

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mysterious approach ii (verso) by hans hofmann

Hans Hofmann

Mysterious Approach II (verso), 1946

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sommernachtstraum by hans hofmann

Hans Hofmann

Sommernachtstraum, 1945

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the flight by hans hofmann

Hans Hofmann

The Flight, 1946

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white on black by hans hofmann

Hans Hofmann

White on Black, 1945

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Biografie

Chronologie

1880
Born on March 21 in Weissenberg, Germany
1896 - 1898
Studied under Willi Schwarz at Moritz Heymann's Art School, Munich
1903 - 1914
Lived in Paris, France
1904 - 1906
attended evening classes at the Atelier Colarossi and the Académie de la Grande Chaumière, Paris
1915 - 1932
Founder-teacher of arts school, Schule für Moderne Kunst, Munich
1915
Opened first art school, Hans Hofmann School of Fine Arts, Munich
1923
Married Maria Wolfegg
1930
Taught at the University of California, Berkeley, CA (summer)
1931
Taught at the Chouinard Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA
1932 - 1933
Taught at the Arts Students League, New York, NY

Ausstellungen

2010
Le Grand Geste, Sammlung Museum Kunstpalast Düsseldorf, Germany
2009
1945-1949 Repartir à zéro, comme si la peinture n’avait jamais existé, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, Lyon
2008 - 2009
Peggy Guggenheim e la nuova pittura Americana, ARCA, Ex-Chiesa di San Marco, Vercelli, Italy
2008
Hans Hofmann, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley, CA (solo)
"Hans Hoffmann: Poems & Paintings on Paper," Ameringer & Yohe Fine Art, New York City, NY (solo)
2007
Contemporary, Cool and Collected, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC
"Everything," Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, TX
"Options with Realism," Jason McCoy Gallery, New York, NY
2006
Hans Hofmann, American Contemporary Art Gallery, Munich (solo)
"Hans Hofmann," Ameringer & Yohe Fine Art, New York City, NY (solo)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - Fifty Years of American Art, Grimaldi Forum Monaco, with Otto Hübner as curator for the Abstract Expressionism
2005 - 2006
Ecole de New York, MAMAC Nice, France
2005
Hans Hofmann, Ameringer & Yohe Fine Art, New York City, NY (solo)
2004 - 2005
Action Painting-Arte Americana 1940-1970, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Modena, Modena, Peggy Guggenheim Collection Venedig in cooperation with american contemporary art GALLERY