Georg Muche | i |
 
last name: Muche
first name: Georg
birthday: May 8, 1895
birth-place: Querfurt (Germany)
death date: March 26, 1987
died in: Lindau (Germany)
Biography

1913 studies fine art in Munich (Azbé Schule)
1914 moves to Berlin where he soon (in 1915) joins Herwarth Walden to work for the art journal, Sturm
1916-17 first exhibitions in the gallery of Sturm, together with Max Ernst, Paul Klee, Alexander Archipenko. Teaches at Kunstschule of Sturm
1917-18 military service
April 1918 exhibition in Galerie Dada, Zurich
1919 Walter Gropius hires Muche to join the Weimar Bauhaus
1920 at Bauhaus heads the weaving workshop
1923 first major Bauhaus exhibition curated by Muche. For this occasion, he designed the Haus am Horn, which first implemented the architectural principles of the new Bauhaus building style
1925 moves to Dessau with the Bauhaus
June 1927 leaves Bauhaus to become a teacher at Johannes Itten’s Kunstschule in Berlin
1931 professor at Kunstakademie Breslau (today Wroclaw (Poland))
1933 dismissed by the Nazis from Breslau, returns to Berlin
1937 13 of his works confiscated from public museums; branded at exhibition “Entartete Kunst” in Munich
1939-1958 faculty member at Textilingenieurschule Krefeld
1942 at Kurt Herberts’ “Institut für Malstoffkunde” in Wuppertal (ith Oskar Schlemmer and Willi Baumeister)
1960 moves to Lindau, freelancing as an artist
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