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Imi Knoebel

​이미 크뇌벨

  Imi Knoebel is a German painter and sculptor known for his contributions to and shaping of 20th century Minimalist abstract art. Often working with large-scale modular shapes, Knoebel’s work is regarded as an ongoing, elliptical investigation into formalism and the medium of painting itself. Born in Dessau, Germany in 1930, he went on to study at the Darmstadt School of Arts and Crafts and then the famed Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, where he befriended Joseph Beuys and Blinky Palermo. Though his early work was often monochromatic, Knoebel became interested in the teachings of renowned colorist Johannes Itten, and much of his later work is characterized by its bright palette and strong color relationships. One of his best-known pieces, 24 Colors for Blinky (1977)—made in memoriam of his friend’s untimely death—consists of a irregularly shaped panels each painted in a specific, memorable hue, and is featured in the permanent collection of Dia:Beacon in upstate New York. Knoebel has been the subject of solo exhibitions at such institutions as the Haus der Kunst in Munich, the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, and the Hamburger Bahnhof in Berlin. He lives and works in Düsseldorf, Germany.

  독일 추상화가인 이미 크뇌벨 은 캔버스가 아닌 알루미늄 위에 원색을 대담하게 사용하는 등 독특한 작품활동을 펼친 작가입니다.
작가는 캔버스를 여러 겹 겹쳐서 두껍게 만들거나 사각형 캔버스 가장자리나 중앙에 세로 가로 막대를 엇갈리게 하는 등 캔버스를 조각처럼 만들어 활용합니다
크뇌벨은 형태와 재료의 변화를 반복하며 전통 회화의 표현 방식에서 벗어나고자 하며 그의 작품은 구체적 형상이나 이미지 없이 작품 자체의 시각적 힘을 호소해 관람객에게 다양한 해석을 가능하게 합니다.



1940 Born: in Dessau/Sachsen, Germany
1968 His first exhibition was held in Copenhagen
1964–1971 Studied at the Staatlichen Kunstakedemie, Düsseldorf, Germany where he was taught by Joseph Beuys
Lives and works in Düsseldorf, Germany


Imi Knoebel, Die Retrospektive. Werke 1966 - 2014, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg
Imi Knoebel. Entwürfe für die Fenster der Kathedrale von Reims, Kunstsammlung Chemnitz
Rosa Ort, Kewenig, Berlin
Imi Knoebel. Entwürfe für die Fenster der Kathedrale von Reims, Kunstsammlung Chemnitz
Imi Knoebel. Eine Aussellung, Parkhaus im Malkastenpark, Düsseldorf
Die Dritte Dimension, Das Maximum. KunstGegenwart, Traunreut
Projektraum I: Imi Knoebel-Entwürfe, Galerie Thomas Modern
The indiscipline of painting, Tate St. Ives and Mead Gallery, UK
Museum der Wünsche (mit Herbert Brandl), MUMOK, Vienna, Austria
Albertina Contemporary, Vienna, Austria
Imi Knoebel - Werke aus der Sammlung Siegfried Weishaupt kunsthalle weishaupt Ulm, Germany
Imi Knoebel: WEISS - SCHWARZ Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria
Design of the gothic windows for the well-known cathedral of Reims, France
Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Galerie Fahnemann, Berlin, Germany (solo)
ICH NICHT Neue Werke, Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin, Germany (solo)
Zu Hilfe, zu Hilfe, Neue Nationalgalerie Berlin, Germany (solo)
7 x 14, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Germany
Sechzig Jahre. Sechzig Werke, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany
1968. Die große Unschuld, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Germany
60 Jahre 60 Werke, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany
Art of Two Germanys / Cold War Cultures, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Kunst und Kalter Krieg, Deutsche Positionen 1945-89, Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nürnberg und Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin, Germany
24 Colors – for Blinky, Dia:Beacon, Beacon, New York, NY (solo)
Concept Space, Gunma, Japan (solo)
Knife Cuts, Dia Art Foundation, The Dan Flavin Art Institute, Bridgehampton, NY (solo)
abstrakt / abstract, Museum für Moderne Kunst Kärnten, Klagenfurt, Germany
Interieur Exterieur, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany
The Return of Religion and Other Myths, BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht, Netherlands
Superstratum, Koraalberg, Antwerpen, Belgium
Rayas y Estrellas, Galería Heinrich Ehrhardt, Madrid, Spain
Second Thoughts, The Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Beyond Geometry, L.A. Galerie - Lothar Albrecht, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
Imi Knoebel – Werke von 1966 bis 2006, Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen, Germany (solo)
Galerie St. Johann, Saarbrücken, Germany (solo)
Amor intellectualis, Galerie Hans Strelow, Düsseldorf, Germany (solo)
Mennigebilder, Galerie Fahnemann, Berlin, Germany (solo)
drunter und drüber und kreuz und quer, Galeria Helga de Alvear, Madrid, Spain (solo)
IMI KNOEBEL – Editions, Galeria La Caja Negra, Madrid, Spain (solo)
Art Market Now, The Columns, Seoul, South Korea
Who‘s Afraid of Red, Yellow and Blue? Positionen der Farbfeldmalerei, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Germany
Projektion, Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Austria
Mehr als das Auge fassen kann – Fotokunst aus der Sammlung Deutsche Bank, Museo de Arte de Lima, Lima, Peru
Fundación Cultural Plaza Mulato Gil de Castro, Santiago de Chile, Chile
Museo de Arte Moderna, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Pabellón de las Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Feldforschung Stadt > 29 Antworten, Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt, Galerie der Schader- Stiftung, Darmstadt, Germany
Minimalism and Applied I, DaimlerChrysler Contemporary, Berlin, Germany
Wenn Handlungen Form werden, Neues Museum, Nurnberg, Germany
Concept Space, Gunma, Japan (solo)
Pictor laureatus. Imi Knoebel zu Ehren. Werke von 1966 bis 2006, Friedrich Schiller Universität, Jena, Germany (solo)
IMI für Deutschland, Fahnemann Projects, Berlin, Germany (solo)
Primary Structures 1966/2006, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, UK (solo)
An meine Grüne Seite, Galería Jule Kewenig, Palma de Mallorca, Spain (solo)
Sebastian Fath Contemporay, Mannheim, Germany Teil 1 – Die 60er Jahre, Kunsthalle Bremen, Germany
The Scent of Korea, Daegu Culture & Arts Center, Daegu, Korea
FASTER! BIGGER! BETTER!, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
Projektion, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Switzerland
Nichts, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
co bych byl bez Tebe... („was wäre ich ohne dich...“), City Gallery Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
Gestalt, Magie, Zeichen, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Germany
Freundschaftsspiel, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria
Museo del Banco de la República, Bogota, Columbia
Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, Mexiko-Stadt, Mexico
Mehr als das Auge fassen kann – Fotokunst aus der Sammlung Deutsche Bank, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Monterrey, Mexico
Imi Knoebel - New works, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France (solo)
Imi Knoebel - New works, Galerie Vera Munro, Hamburg, Germany (solo)
Von Paul Gauguin bis Imi Knoebel. Werke aus der Hilti Art Foundation, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz, Liechtenstein
Les apprences sont souvent trompeuses, capc Musée d'art contemporain, Bordeaux, France
Private/Corporate III, Daimler Chrysler Contemporary, Berlin, Germany
Spectrum, Galerie Lelong, New York, NY
Tear Down This Wall: Paintings from the 1980s, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Leben mit Kunst – Wege zur Kunst, Museum für Konkrete Kunst, Ingolstadt, Germany
Vision einer Sammlung – Eröffnungsausstellung, Rupertinum Museum der Moderne, Salzburg, Austria
Galerie Wilma Lock, St. Gallen, Switzerland (solo)
Arbeiten auf Papier/Grafiken, Galerie Fahnemann, Berlin, Germany
Moskau Berlin Berlin Moskau, Historisches Museum, Moscow, Russia
There’s Joy In Repetition, Jensen Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
Galería Helga de Alvear, Madrid, Spain (solo)
Berlin Moskau - Moskau Berlin 1950 - 2000, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany
Dies ist keine Ausstellung, Galerie Six Friedrich Lisa Ungar, Munich, Germany
Nine Little Giants, Galerie Thomas Schulte, Berlin, Germany
Pure Freude, Kestner Gesellschaft, Hannover, Germany (solo)
Portraits, Künstlerverein Malkasten, Düsseldorf, Germany (solo)
Kunstraum 21, Cologne, Germany (solo)
Galerie Naechst St. Stephan, Vienna, Austria (solo)
Painting on the Move, Es gibt kein letztes Bild. Malerei nach 1968, Museum für Gegenwartskunst und Kunstmuseum, Basel, Switzerland
Das befreite nichts (Gruppenausstellung) Galerie Vera Munro
Viele Grüsse Imi Knoebel, Galerie Bärbel Grässlin, Frankfurt/Main, Germany (solo)
Schaufenster mit Licht, Galerie Kienzle & Gmeiner, Berlin, Germany
Early 80s and Now, Galerie nächst St. Stephan Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna, Austria
Von Angesicht zu Angesicht, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany
Unvollendete Vergangenheit, Neues Museum, Nuremberg, Germany
Regarding Beauty, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
Galerie Vera Munro, Hamburg, Germany (solo)
Silent Friendship, Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Toyota, Japan
Das XX Jahrhundert, Neue Nationalgalerie & Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany
Coming out, Galerie Vera Munro, Hamburg, Germany
IMI für Deutschland, institut, Düsseldorf, Germany (solo)
Fluorescent Works, Art & Public, Geneva, Switzerland (solo)
50 espèces d’espaces, oevres du Centre G. Pompidou, Musées de Marseille
Painting – The Extended Field, Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö, Sweden
Imi Knoebel - Eine Ausstellung, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Germany
Imi Knoebel Retrospectiva 1968-1996, IVAM Centre del Carme, Valencia, Spain
Rot Gelb Weiss Blau, Ludwigforum Aachen, Germany (solo)
Linienbilder 1966-68, Kunstverein St. Gallen Kunstmuseum (solo)
Imi Knoebel Retrospektive 1968-1996, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany (solo)
Imi Knoebel Works 1968-1996, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands (solo)
Monochromie Geometrie, Sammlung Goetz, Munich, Germany
Rot Gelb Weiß Blau, Städtische Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz, Germany (solo)
Phosphorsandwiches, Museum Friedericianum, Kassel, Germany (solo)
Unbound: Possibilities in Painting, Hayward Gallery, London, UK
et tous ils changent le monde, biennale d’art contemporain, Lyon, France
Photography in Contemporary German Art: 1960 to the Present, Dallas Museum of Art and Modern Art, Dallas, TX; The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Sittin’ in the morning sun, Galerie Vera Munro, Hamburg
Eigentum Himmelreich, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, Netherlands (solo)
Mennigebilder, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany (solo)
Photography in Contemporary German Art: 1969 to the Present, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN; The Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO
Betoni & Cementi, Kanransha, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
Portraits, Galerie Fahnemann, Berlin, Germany (solo)
Metropolis, Martin-Gropius-Bau Berlin, Germany
Schlachtenbilder, Galerie Vera Munro, Hamburg, Germany
Imi Knoebel, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, Netherlands (solo)
daß die Geschichte zusammenbleibt, Achim Kubinski, Cologne (solo)
Reihung (Gruppenausstellung), Galerie Vera Munro, Hamburg, Germany
Frauenstücke, Galerie Vera Munro, Hamburg, Germany
BiNationale Deutsche Kunst der Späten 8oer Jahre, The Institute of Contemp. Art & other locations, Boston, MA
Imi Knoebel, Dia Art Foundation, New York, NY (solo)
Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck, Austria (solo)
Richter, Knoebel, Judd (Gruppenausstellung), Galerie Vera Munro
Imi Knoebel, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Germany (solo)
Heerstraße 16, Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg, Germany (solo)
Radio Beirut, Dia Art Foundation, Cologne, Germany (solo)
Imi Knoebel, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany (solo)
Imi Knoebel, Stedelijk Van-Abbe-Museum, Eindhoven, Netherlands (solo)

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