Lovis Corinth

(German, 1858 - 1925)

self-portrait by lovis corinth

Lovis Corinth

Self-Portrait, 1885

self-portrait by lovis corinth

Lovis Corinth

Self-Portrait, 1925

self-portrait, drawing by lovis corinth

Lovis Corinth

Self-Portrait, Drawing, 1912

thomas corinth in sailor suit by lovis corinth

Lovis Corinth

Thomas Corinth in Sailor Suit, 1920

Biografie

Chronologie

1858
Born “Franz Heinrich Louis Corinth” in Tapiau (Gvardeysk), Province of Prussia, Kingdom of Prussia
1880
Continued his studies under Franz von Defregger and later under Ludwig Löfftz, Munich, Germany
1884 - 1887
Studied in Paris at the Academie Julian, Paris, France
1890
Won an honorable mention at the Paris Salon, Paris, France
1891
Became a founding member of the Munich 'Sezession', Munich, Germany
1901
Opened a painting school for women in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
1911
Elected chairman of the Berlin 'Sezession', Berlin, Germany
1913
Paul Cassirer became chairman of the Berlin 'Sezession' and organized a retrospective, exhibiting 228 oil paintings
1915
Elected president of the Berlin 'Sezession', Berlin, Germany
1917
'Akademie der Künste' in Berlin awarded him the title of Professor, Berlin, Germany

Ausstellungen

2008
Lovis Corinth (1859-1925) Between Impressionism and Expressionism, Musée d'Orsay, Paris, France (solo)
Lovis Corinth and the Birth of Modernity, Museum of Fine Arts, Leipzig, Germany (solo)
2004 - 2005
I, Lovis Corinth. The self-portraits, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany (solo)
1996 - 1997
Lovis Corinth, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany (solo)
1992
Lovis Corinth, Kunstforum Vienna, Vienna, Austria (solo)
Lovis Corinth, 1858-1925, National Academy of Design, New York, New York (solo)
1990
A retrospective, Galerie St. Etienne, New York, New York (solo)
1986
Die Bilder vom Walchensee. Vision und Realität, Ostdeutsche Galerie Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany (solo)
1959
Lovis Corinth, Tate Britain, London, England (solo)
1958
Lovis Corinth, 1858-1925: Anlass seines 100. Geburtstages, Kunstverein Hannover and other venues (solo)
1947
Paintings, drawings, prints, Galerie St. Etienne, New York (solo)
1939
Paintings from 1913-25, Westermann Gallery, New York (solo)

Literatur

2010
Husslein-Arco, Agnes and Stephan Koja. Lovis Corinth: A Feast of Painting (Masterpieces in Focus). USA: Prestel, 2010
1992
Albrecht, Klaus. Lovis Corinth. Germany: Te Neues Pub Group, 1992