JO NIEMEYER, 373, 1980


Artist: Jo Niemeyer
Title: 373
Size: 50 x 50 x 4.5 cm
Dated: 1980
Signature: in marker on verso
Numbered: unique
Edition: original painting
Medium Type: acryl on canvas on wood
Certificate of authenticity: included
Publisher: Jo Niemeyer
Image rights: © Niemeyer

Condition: excellent (A)

Frame: Not included

1946 born in Alf on the river Mosel
1962-65 studied graphic arts and photography
1966 painted his first pictures involving geometric structures
1966-67 periods of study in Canada, USA and Scandinavia
1967-68 studied at the Helsinki Institute “Ateneum” for Industrial Design
1970 began working as an independent artist
1971 first paintings based on serial principles, systematic investigations
of pictorial forms, ordering systems and pictorial structures
1979 worked on the project “Modul 618”
1983-86 taught at the Finnish Academy of Arts in Helsinki
1989 first drafts for the land-art project “20 Steps”
1997 installation of “20 Steps around the Globe“ in Ropinsalmi, Finland
2005 the project “light“, Mt. Toubkal, Morocco
2005 installation of “Oxford2Oxford“ at The Queen's College, Oxford, England
Lives and works alternately in Germany, Finland and France

1974 The Lilianhof Gallery, Freiburg, Germany
1976 The Felluss Gallery, Washington D.C., USA
1977 The Apogee Gallery, Princeton N.J., USA
1978 The Art Package, Chicago, USA
1978 The Doré Gallery, Söndersö, Denmark
1980 The Bartha Gallery, Basel, Switzerland
1980 The Wack Gallery, Kaiserslautern, Germany
1983 The Artek Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
1984 Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä, Finland
1985 The Gallery de Sluis, Leidschendam, Holland
1986 The Wack Gallery, Kaiserslautern, Germany
1988 Kunstverein Friedberg, Wetterau Museum, Friedberg, Germany
1991 The St. Olof Gallery, Norrköping, Sweden
1995 The “rot-blau blau-rot“, Kunsthaus am Moritzplatz, Berlin, Germany
1996 The Villa Jankovsky Gallery, Kajaani, Finland
2001 The Konkret Gallery, Sulzburg, Germany
2002 Hans Thoma Museum, Bernau, Germany
2003 Institute for Constructive Art in Rehau, Germany “proportio divina“
2003 E-Werk Hallen for Art in Freiburg, Ger. “Aspects of Constructive Art XXXIV“
2004 The Villa Jankovsky Gallery, Kajaani