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Theo van Doesburg  1891-1931, NL

(Christian Emil Marie Küpper)
Rank (2014): 1768 – 

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Male
Painting, Architecture
Concrete art, Dadaism, De Stijl, Geometric Abstraction, Abstraction-Création



to top Most exhibitions in:

Country
Germany 27
USA 26
Netherlands 12
France 10
Switzerland 7




to top Most exhibitions shown with:

Artist Rank
Piet Mondrian  375 54
Pablo Picasso  2 53
Jean Arp  184 49
Fernand Léger  188 49
Paul Klee  39 48




to top Most exhibitions held at:

Institution
  Centraal Museum, Netherlands 5
  MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, USA 5
  Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, France 4
  Galerie Gmurzynska - Köln, Germany 4



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1891 Born in Utrecht (NL)


1931 Died in Davos, Graubünden (CH)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 107  Please report missing Information



to top Solo shows   7


2000
   theo van doesburg: maler-architekt - Museum Villa Stuck, Munich
   Theo van Doesburg - Centraal Museum, Utrecht

1988
   Theo van Doesburg - painter and architect - Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam

1970
   Theo Van Doesburg: The Development of an Architect - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1969
  Kunsthalle BaselTheo van Doesburg - Kunsthalle Basel, Basel Send message
   Theo van Doesburg - Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Hague

1968
   Theo van Doesburg - Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven

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to top Group shows   100


2014
Description  Changing the field of view. Modern printing and the avant-garde - ms - Muzeum Sztuki Lodz, Lodz

2013
   Arp’s galaxy - MAN - Museo d`Arte di Nuoro, Nuoro
   Beyond Belief: 100 Years of the Spiritual in Modern Art - The Contemporary Jewish Museum San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
   Constructive, Concrete - Museum Ritter, Waldenbuch

2012
   Inventing Abstraction, 1910–1925 - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   Correspondences Modern Art and Universalism - ms - Muzeum Sztuki Lodz, Lodz
   Société Anonyme: Modernism for America - Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
   These Socks Are Not White - Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven
   The Small Utopia. Ars Multiplicata - Fondazione Prada, Venice
   Sweet&Salt - Water and the Dutch - Kunsthal Rotterdam, Rotterdam

2011
Description  Dance Your Life - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
   die sache 2011 - Gesellschaft für Kunst und Gestaltung, Bonn
   Construyendo UtopÍas - Galerìa Guillermo de Osma, Madrid
   Publishing Modernism: The Bauhaus in Print - The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
   Abstrakter Raum - Formationen der Klassischen Moderne - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig - MUMOK , Vienna

2010
   Rietvelds Universe - Centraal Museum, Utrecht
   ganz konkret Folge 1 - Haus Konstruktiv, Stiftung für konstruktive und konkrete Kunst, Zurich
   Neoplastic Room. Open Composition - ms2 – Muzeum Sztuki Lodz, Lodz
   The Moderns - Revolutions in Art and Science 1890-1935 - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig - MUMOK , Vienna
   Gipfeltreffen der Moderne. Das Kunstmuseum Winterthur - Museum der Moderne Salzburg Rupertinum, Salzburg
   Van Doesburg and the International Avant-Garde: Constructing a New World - Tate Modern, London

2009
   Capolavori della modernità. La collezione del Kunstmuseum Winterthur - MART- Museo d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovereto
   Gipfeltreffen der Moderne - Das Kunstmuseum Winterthur - Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn
   "Alles" - Wilhelm Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen
   Hommage an das Quadrat - Museum Ritter, Waldenbuch

2008
   XXth Century - Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Hague
Description  Aufbruch der Moderne - Zentren konstruktivistischer Gestaltung im Deutschland der 20er Jahre - Museum für Konkrete Kunst, Ingolstadt
   Notation. Kalkül und Form in den Künsten - AdK - Akademie der Künste, Berlin
   Rietvelds Ranke Ruimtedieren en andere creaturen van de avant-garde - Centraal Museum, Utrecht
   Traces du Sacré - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
Description and image  Genau + anders - Mathematik in der Kunst von Dürer bis Sol LeWitt - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig - MUMOK , Vienna
   Collections, Permanent/Provisoire 2 - MUba Eugène Leroy, Tourcoing

2007
   The Golden Age - Highlights Of Dutch Graphic Design 1890 -1990 - Sofia Art Gallery, Sofia
   Die Erneuerung des Sehens - Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Winterthur
   Modernism - Designing a New World 1914-1939 - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Description  Ausgerechnet… Mathematik und Konkrete Kunst - Museum im Kulturspeicher, Würzburg

2006
   Horizontales, verticales, seules : art concret - Musée Tavet Delacour, Pontoise
Works of art  Konstruktive Aspekte von Mondrian bis Kelly - Galerie Proarta, Zurich
   [Grid < > Matrix] - Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum - Washington Univer, Saint Louis, MO
Description and image  Merzgebiete - Kurt Schwitters und seine Freunde - Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hannover
   Une Expérience moderne, le Comité Nancy-Paris - Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nancy, Nancy
Description and image  Die Zeit der Avantgarden - Aus den Sammlungen des Museum Sztuki, Łódz - Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hannover
   Société Anonyme - Modernism in America - UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Description  Fest der Farbe; Die Sammlung Merzbacher-Mayer - Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich
   Exil und Moderne – H.W. Janson und die Sammlung der Washington University in St. Louis - Museum für Neue Kunst, Freiburg
   International New Building 1927-2002 - Museum of Contemporary Art Skopje, Skopje

2005
Description  Eröffnungsausstellung - SQUARE - Die Sammlung Marli Hoppe-Ritter - Museum Ritter, Waldenbuch
   In neuer Frische - Neupräsentation der Sammlung - Wilhelm Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen
   Exil und Moderne - Kunsthalle St. Annen Lübeck, Lübeck
   Avant Garde Graphics - 1918-34 - Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Description  BIG BANG - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
Description and image  Totally Geometric - Abstraction from the permanent Collection - Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY
   EXIL UND MODERNE - Meisterwerke der klassischen Avantgarde aus der Sammlung der Washington University, St. Louis - Angermuseum Erfurt, Erfurt
   Van Doesburg - Van Dam - Centraal Museum, Utrecht

2004
   Exil und Moderne – H.W. Janson und die Sammlung der Washington University in St. Louis - Opelvillen, Rüsselsheim
Description and image  Archiskulptur - Fondation Beyeler, Riehen
   Rietvelds Universum - Centraal Museum, Utrecht
   25 Jahre Wilhelm-Hack-Museum - 25 Jahre Sammeln - Wilhelm Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen
   Modern Means: Continuity and Change in Art from 1880 to the Present - Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
Description and image  Das MoMA in Berlin. Meisterwerke aus dem Museum of Modern Art, New York - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin

2002
   La Culture Pour Vivre - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris

2001
   Light and Movement of the Century Abstract Art - Gallery Hyundai, Seoul
   Ornament und Abstraktion - Fondation Beyeler, Riehen
   Salle Xiv. Vicente Huidobro Y Las Artes Plásticas - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid

2000
   Art concret - Espace de l’art concret, Mouans Sartoux
   Cosmos - From Goya to De Chirico from Friedrich to Kiefer - Palazzo Grassi - Francois Pinault Foundation, Venice

1999
Description and image  Graphic Design in the Mechanical Age: Selections from the Merrill C. Berman Coll - Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, New York City, NY

1998
Description  A Choice from the Collection - Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven

1997
   Tanz in der Moderne - Von Matisse bis Schlemmer - Haus der Kunst München, Munich

1992
   Lyon, Łódź : Muzeum Sztuki w Łodzi, 1931-1992 - Musée d'Art Contemporain Lyon, Lyon

1991
   Vision of Space - - Galerie Gmurzynska - Köln, Cologne (closed, 2006)
   Painting in the Prism: Friends of Sonia and Robert Delaunay - - Galerie Gmurzynska - Köln, Cologne (closed, 2006)
   Mondrian, van der Leck, van Doesburg - obra sobre papel - IVAM - Institut Valencià d'Art Modern, Valencia
   Obras maestras de la colección Guggenheim. De Picasso a Pollock - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid

1989
   Dada y constructivismo - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
   60 Meisterwerke aus der Solomon R. Gugenheim Foundation - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin

1987
   Peggy Guggenheim's Other Legacy - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY

1986
   Pioneers of Abstract Art from the Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection - - Galerie Gmurzynska - Köln, Cologne (closed, 2006)
   Point, ligne, plan - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC

1985
   Contrasts of Form: Geometric Abstract Art 1910-1980 - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1984
   Constructivism And The Geometric Tradition: Selections From The Mccrory Corp. Collection - Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN
   The Moderns - Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW

1977
   Tendenzen der 20er Jahre - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin

1976
   Zu Gast bei Kate T. Steinitz - - Galerie Gmurzynska - Köln, Cologne (closed, 2006)

1970
   The Sidney and Harriet Janis Collection - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London

1965
   French Abstract Tapestry - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

1964
   Tapisseries d’Aubusson - Galerie Denise René - Rive Gauche, Paris

1957
   First Exhibition - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY

1955
   documenta 1 - Documenta, Kassel
   20Th Century Painting And Sculpture: Cantor And Witzinger Collections - Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN

1953
   5th Anniversary Exhibition - - Sidney Janis Gallery, New York City, NY (closed, 1998)

1952
   De Stijl - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1937
   Cubism and Abstract Art - GRAM - Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, MI
   Cubism and Abstract Art - The RISD Museum - University of Rhode Island, Providence, RI
   Cubism and Abstract Art - The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
   Cubism and Abstract Art - The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

1936
   Cubism and Abstract Art - The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN
   Cubism and Abstract Art - Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH
   Cubism and Abstract Art - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
   Cubism and Abstract Art - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

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Netherlands

 Museum Drachten, Drachten

Switzerland

 Galerie Gmurzynska - St. Moritz, St. Moritz
 Galerie Gmurzynska - Zug, Zug
 Galerie Gmurzynska - Zürich, Zurich

United Kingdom

 James Kinmont Fine Art, London

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France

 Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
 Aubette 1928, Strasbourg
 Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain (MAMCS), Strasbourg

Germany

 Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hannover
 Wilhelm Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen

Italy

 Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice

Mexico

 Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City

Netherlands

 Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam
 Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven
 Museum Belvédère, Heerenveen
 Stedelijk Museum De Lakenhal, Leiden
 Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo

Poland

 ms - Muzeum Sztuki Lodz, Lodz

Spain

 Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

Switzerland

 Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel
 Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Winterthur

United Kingdom

 Tate Britain, London
 Tate Modern, London

USA

 The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
 Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY
 MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
 Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
 Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
 Kemper Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

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