biography of Germaine RICHIER (1904-1959)

Personal data


Birth : 09/16/1902 - Grans, France
Death : 1959 - Montpellier, France
Sex : F
Nationality/Affiliation : France

Education

1920 – 1926 : Ecole des Beaux-Arts – 27 avenue de Nîmes – Montpellier, France
1927 – 1929 :
Has frequented the studio of Émile Antoine BOURDELLE [ 1861-1929 ]

Work


Categorie and medium


Sculpture-Volume : Bronze - Plaster

Works

La Grande Spirale
Date of creation : 1956
Medium : Bronze
Size : 288 x 57 x 57 cm
 
Le Grain
Date of creation : 1955
Medium : Polished bronze
Size : 145 x 33 x 31 cm
 
Tauromachie
Date of creation : 1953
Medium : Assemblage
 
The Devil with Claws
Date of creation : 1952
Medium : Bronze
Size : 34 x 37 cm
 

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

1996

Germaine Richier
Fondation Maeght – Saint-Paul-de-Vence, France
08/1996

1963

Kunsthaus – Zürich ZH, Switzerland
1963

1958

Walker Art Center – Minneapolis MN, United States
1958

1956

Musée d’Art Moderne de la ville de Paris – Paris, France
1956

1948

Galerie Maeght – Paris, France
1948

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2007

FIAC Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain
Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais – Paris, France
10/18/2007 – 10/22/2007
Represented by : Jan Krugier Gallery – 980 MADISON AVE # 3 – New York NY, United States

2004

FIAC Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain, n°31
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/21/2004 – 10/25/2004
Represented by : Galerie Alain Le Gaillard – 19 Rue Mazarine – Paris, France

Art 35 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/16/2004 – 06/21/2004
Represented by : Galerie Ditesheim – 8 Rue du Château – Neuchâtel NE, Switzerland

2003

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/04/2003 – 12/07/2003
Represented by : Galerie Jan Krugier, Ditesheim & Cie – 29-31 Grand-Rue – Geneva GE, Switzerland

Art 34 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/18/2003 – 06/23/2003
Represented by : Galerie Jan Krugier, Ditesheim & Cie – 29-31 Grand-Rue – Geneva GE, Switzerland

2002

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/05/2002 – 12/08/2002
Represented by : Galerie Jan Krugier, Ditesheim & Cie – 29-31 Grand-Rue – Geneva GE, Switzerland

Art 33 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/12/2002 – 06/17/2002
Represented by : Galerie Ditesheim – 8 Rue du Château – Neuchâtel NE, Switzerland

2001

Art Basel Miami Beach: cancelled
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/13/2001 – 12/16/2001
Represented by : Galerie Jan Krugier, Ditesheim & Cie – 29-31 Grand-Rue – Geneva GE, Switzerland

Art 32 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/13/2001 – 06/18/2001
Represented by : Jan Krugier Gallery – 980 MADISON AVE # 3 – New York NY, United States


Festivals

2002

Festival international de sculpture
Monte Carlo, Monaco
07/27/2002 – 10/31/2002


Group exhibitions

2003

Sept Lieux – Sept Matières
Hôtel du Département, Centre d’Art Présence Van Gogh, Château de l’Empéri, Galerie du Conseil Général des Bouches du Rhône, Musée de l’Arles Antique – Marseille, France
10/17/2003 – 01/15/2004

2ème Biennale d’art contemporain: au-delà des corps
Centre Jacques Prévert – Aixe-sur-Vienne, France
06/21/2003 – 09/14/2003

Options Sculpture
Carré d’Art – Musée d’art contemporain – Nîmes, France
05/06/2003 – 08/31/2003

1964

Documenta III
Museum Fridericianum, Orangerie, Alte Galerie – Kassel, Germany
06/27/1964 – 10/05/1964

1959

Documenta II – Kunst nach 1945
Museum Fridericianum, Orangerie, Schloss Bellevue – Kassel, Germany
07/11/1959 – 10/11/1959

1958

29° Biennale di Venezia
Venice VE, Italy
1958

1951

Bienal Internacional de São Paulo
São Paulo, Brazil
1951

Bibliography (Selected)


On the artist


Books

2001

Women Artists in the 20th and 21st century
Publisher: Taschen – Hohenzollernring 53 – Cologne, Germany
Author: Grosenick Uta – Cologne, Germany
2001
ISBN : 3822858544

Legals