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biography of Karl Fred DAHMEN (1917-1981)

Personal data


Birth : 1917 - Stolberg, Germany
Death : 1981 - Preinersdorf, Germany
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : Germany

Education

1931 – 1933 : Kunstgewerbeschule Aachen – Aachen, Germany

Professional data


Work and Life

1960 – 1961:Trip to Spain.
1951:Moves to Paris, France.
1939 – 1945:Mobilization for the II World War in Germany.
Trip to Italy.
Trip to Belgium.


Other professions

Professor
Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst – Bremen, Germany

1954 : Professor
Aachener Privateschule – Aachen, Germany

Work


Categorie and medium


Painting : Painting
Sculpture-Volume : Assemblage - Sculpture, wood
Drawing-Watercolor : Collage - Line drawing

Movements and styles

1956-1957 : Art Informel
Abstraction
German Informel

Works

Ohne Titel
Date of creation : 1980-1981
Medium : Mixed media/canvas
Size : 214 x 321 cm
 
Leichte Figur Zu Blau
Date of creation : 1980
Medium : Mixed media/paper
Size : 100 x 78 cm
 
Ohne Titel
Date of creation : 1980
Medium : Mixed media/paper
Size : 99 x 76 cm
 
Ohne Titel
Date of creation : 1979
Medium : Mixed media/canvas
Size : 186 x 186 cm
 
Ohne Titel
Date of creation : 1978
Medium : Mixed media/canvas
Size : 140 x 120 cm
 
Nostalgisches Blau
Date of creation : 1977
Medium : Assemblage
Size : 44 x 36 x 9 cm
 
Die Hühnerklaue
Date of creation : 1977
Medium : Assemblage
Size : 59 x 44 x 9 cm
 
Tagesabläufe
Date of creation : 1976
Medium : Etching in colors
Size : 54 x 70 cm
 
Kalendertage
Date of creation : 1976
Medium : Mixed media/paper
Size : 62 x 97 cm
 
Drei Flaschen
Date of creation : 1975
Medium : Assemblage
Size : 206 x 130 x 12 cm
 
Ohne Titel ( Raum, Zeit, Aktivität)
Date of creation : 1975
Medium : Mixed media/board
Size : 73 x 100 cm
 
Lloyd
Date of creation : 1974
Medium : Etching in colors
Technical data : relief Embossing
Size : 70 x 48 cm
 
Reduktion einer Landschaft
Date of creation : 1973
Medium : Assemblage
Size : 52 x 48 x 7 cm
 
Chiemgau-legende
Date of creation : 1973
Medium : Assemblage
Size : 72 x 59 x 12 cm
 
Chiemgau-Legende
Date of creation : 1972
Medium : Assemblage
Size : 151 x 116 x 11 cm
 
Tierleben
Date of creation : 1972
Medium : Assemblage
Size : 78 x 53 x 12 cm
 
Landschaft mit Haarspalt
Date of creation : 1971
Medium : Assemblage
 
Espace Claire
Date of creation : 1961
Medium : Oil/canvas
Size : 60 x 50 cm
 
Helle Wand
Date of creation : 1961
Medium : Mixed media
Size : 147 x 132 cm
 
Zwischenwelt
Date of creation : 1958
Medium : Painting
Materials : mineral material
Supports : canvas
 

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2000

Galerie Boisserée – Cologne, Germany
2000

1997

Galerie Nilius – Cologne, Germany
1997

1976

Neue Galerie der Stadt Linz – Wolfgang Gurlitt Museum – Linz, Austria
1976

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2003

Art Cologne, n° 37
Cologne, Germany
10/29/2003 – 11/02/2003
Represented by : Galerie Boisserée – Drususgasse 7-11 – Cologne, Germany

1999

Art Cologne, n° 33
Cologne, Germany
11/07/1999 – 11/14/1999
Represented by : Galerie Sander – Prinz-Christians-Weg 16 – Darmstadt, Germany


Group exhibitions

1998

Material and Collage
Galerie Boisserée – Cologne, Germany
03/04/1998 – 04/18/1998

Bibliography (Selected)


On the artist


Books

1999

Les Arts au XXème siècle
Publisher: Könemann Verlagsgesellschaft mbH – Bonner Strasse 126 – Cologne, Germany
Author: Lucie-Smith Edward – London, United Kingdom
1999
ISBN : 3829017189


Monographies

1985

K. F. Dahmen, Bilder und Montagen 1956-1981
Publisher: Moderne Galerie des Saarland Museums – Bismarckstrasse 11-15 – Saarbrücken, Germany
Author: Költzsch Georg W.
1985

Legals

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