13 Feb 2017
Mon | 10. 4. - 30. 4. 2017 | MUSEUM OF ART - CAFÉ 87 | FREE ENTRY exhibition

Mo | 10. 4. – 30. 4. 2017 | MUSEUM OF ART – CAFÉ 87 | FREE ENTRY

An exhibition of graphic works of Peter Angermann, which are part of the collections of the Museum of Art in Olomouc.

Peter Angermann (born 1945, Rehau in Bavaria) is a Neoexpressionist painter. During his studies from 1966 to 1968 at the Kunstakademie Nuremberg with Gerhard Wendland, and from 1968 to 1972 at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf with Joseph Beuys, he was a co-founder of the group YIUP and together with Milan Kunc and Jan Knap of the group NORMAL. After a stay with his family in the USA in 1982 and 1983, in spring 1986 he taught as a guest lecturer for painting at an art school in Reykjavik, then from 1992 to 1993 at the Gesamthochschule Kassel. From 1996 to 2002 he was a Professor of painting at the Städelschule in Frankfurt and from 2002 to 2010 a Professor of painting at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Nuremberg. Besides his artistic work, he has also been intensely occupied with scientific questions, above all perception-theoretical and epistemological ones. 

His most important one-man exhibitions were in 2013: Light on the Horizon, in the Museum Haus Lange in Krefeld; and in 2014: The Desire for Seeing, in the Neues Museum in Nuremberg. Important group exhibition participation includes 1980: Times Square Show in NYC, the 11th Biennale de Paris, Musée d’Art Moderne; in 1984: von hier aus in Düsseldorf and Depth Views in Hessisches Landesmuseum in Darmstadt; in 2005: Group Normal in the Prague Biennale; in 2014: Wild Heart: German Neo-Expressionism Since the 1960s, China Art Museum, Shanghai; and in 2015: DIE 80ER, in Städel Museum in Frankfurt.