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Georges Braque    (French, 1882-1963)

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1882 Born: Argenteuil-sur-Seine, France (May 13)
1897 - 1899 Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Le Havre
1901 Studied under a master decorator and received his craftsmen certificate
1901 Military service near Le Havre (length reduced to one year for artisans)
1902 Moves to rue Lepic and enrolls in the Académie Humbert, where he meets Francis Picabia and Marie Laurencin
1903 Goes back to the Académie Humbert. He studies the impressionists at the Musée du Luxembourg and in the Durand-Ruel and Vollard galleries
1904 Moves to rue d’Orsel in Montmartre and begins to work exclusively with nature. His first works are influenced by impressionism
1907 March: at the Salon des Indépendants, Braque sells six landscapes created in L’Estaque. This success confirmed his desire to become a painter. In March or April, Braque meets Picasso through the poet Guillaume Apollinaire
1915 11 May: Braque is severely wounded in the head in Carency, and undergoes surgery
1923 Creates the stage set for the ballet Les Fâcheux, by Boris Kochno
1925 Moves to his new house in rue Douanier, built for him by the architect Auguste Perret. He creates the stage set for Diaghilev’s ballet, Zephyr et Flore
1929 Sets up an atelier in his house in Varengeville-sur-Mer
1937 1st Prize, Carnegie International, Pittsburgh, PA.
1947 Aimé Maeght becomes his art dealer and holds an exhibition of Braque’s works from 30 May through 30 June
1963 Died: Paris, France (August 31)

2013 Georges Braque - The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC
L’art en guerre. Francia, 1938–1947: De Picasso a Dubuffet - Museo Guggenheim de Arte Moderno y Contemporáneo, Bilbao
Over, Under, Next: Experiments in Mixed Media, 1913–present - Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
A Taste for Modernism - Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME
Correspondences - ms2 – Muzeum Sztuki Lodz, Lodz
Société Anonyme: Modernism for America - Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
1913: The Year of Modernism - Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
1913 Armory Show Revisited - International Print Center New York, New York City, NY
Georges Braque - Graphikmuseum Pablo Picasso Münster, Münster
Face And Figure In European Art, 1928-1945 - Kemper Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
Georges Braque and the Cubist Still Life, 1928–1945 - Kemper Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
2012 L'Art en Guerre, France 1938-1947 - De Picasso a Dubuffet - Musée d´Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris - MAM/ARC, Paris
Avant-Gardes - The collection of the Triton Foundation - Kunsthal Rotterdam, Rotterdam
Im Netzwerk der Moderne. - Kunsthalle im Lipsiusbau, Dresden
20th Century Masters - Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg
Georges Braque Antoni Tàpies - J&P Fine Art, Zurich
From Picasso to Koons. Artist’s Jewellery - Benaki Museum, Athens
2011 Pioneer Of Modernism - Acquavella Galleries, Inc., New York City, NY
La Theogonie de Georges Braque - LaM - Lille Métropole musée d'art moderne, d'art contemporain et d'art brut, Villeneuve d'Ascq
2010 GEORGES BRAQUE - ET SES AMIS - Galerie Siegel-Springmann, Freiburg
Georges Braque - Die Druckgraphik - Kunstmuseum Ahlen, Ahlen
Georges Braque - Arbeiten aus dem graphischen Œuvre und auf Papier - Galerie Boisserée, Cologne
Georges Braque - Die Druckgraphik - Kunsthaus Stade, Stade
2009 Bank-Austria-Kunstforum, Wien, Austria
1991 Das graphisches Werk, Sammlung C. S., Westfälisches Landesmuseum Münster, Germany
1990 Das druckgraphische Werk, Kulturhaus der Stadt Graz, Austria, Kulturamt der Stadt Klagenfurt, Austria, Landessammlungen Rupertinum, Salzburg, Austria
1988 Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, München, Germany, Solomon-R.-Guggenheim-Museum, New York, USA
1960 Retrospective organized by the Kunsthalle of Basel from 9 April through 29 May
1960 Exhibition of his graphical work at the National Library in Paris.
1957 Exhibition of The Sculpture of Georges Braque at the Cincinnati Art Museum.
1956 Exhibitions in Edinburgh and at the Tate Gallery in London.
1952 September to October: exhibition in Tokyo.
1949 Retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, and the Art Museum in Cleveland.
1945 Exhibitions at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam and the Beaux-Arts building in Brussels
1943 Exhibits 26 paintings and 9 sculptures at the Salon d’automne
1940 Retrospective exhibition in Chicago, Washington and San Francisco
1937 April 3 to 30: exhibition at Paul Rosenberg’s art gallery, including the Duos series
1936 November to December: exhibition at the Fine Arts building in Brussels
1933 9 April to 14 May: first retrospective of Braque’s works at the Kunsthalle in Basel
1924 May 2 to 21: first exhibition at the Paul Rosenberg’s Art Gallery
1908 First exclusive exhibition at Kahnweiler gallery which included a catalogue prefaced by Apollinaire
1907 Cézanne Exhibition at Bernheim-Jeune’s Art Gallery
1906 March: Exhibits seven paintings at the Salon des Indépendants which were later destroyed
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