Andreas Christen  1936 – 2006

1936

born May 16 in Bubendorf near Basel, Switzerland

1956 – 1959

Pilot class for product form at the Zurich School for Applied Arts, trained by Hans Fischli

1959

Starts working as an independent industrial designer

1962

Exhibition «10 Monoforms», Gallery Suzanne Bollag, Zurich

1967

«9. Biennale of São Paulo», Museo de arte moderna, São Paulo (with Peter Stämpfli)

1967 – 1972

Several visits to the USA as designer for Knoll International

1968 – 1973

Stops temporarily working as an artist

1971 – 1972

Teaching position at the University of Fine Arts Hamburg, Germany

1981

First exhibition at the Annemarie Verna Gallery, Zurich

1988

Becomes a member and 1989 president of the Federal Committee of Applied Arts

1994 – 1995

Retrospektive Andreas Christen, «Werke Œuvres 1958—1993»,
Kunstmuseum Winterthur; Fonds Régional d'Art Contemporain de Bourgogne, Dijon; Musée des Beaux-Arts, La Chaux-de-Fonds; Josef Albers Museum, Quadrat Botrop

2006

died in Zurich

2007

Exhibition in the Annemarie Verna Gallery, Zurich (Catalogue)

2008

Exhibition "Andreas Christen, Zwischen Malerei und Objekt"
Haus Konstruktiv, Zurich (catalogue)

 
Solo exhibitions in the gallery with Andreas Christen

1981, 1984, 1986, 1989, 1992, 1995, 1999, 2002, 2005, 2007, 2011, 2014

Publications of the gallery with Andreas Christen

Catalogue in conjunction with the exhibition in the Annemarie Verna Gallery 1986
«Werke Œuvres 1958–1993», Kunstmuseum Winterthur; FRAC, Dijon; Musée des Beaux-Arts, La Chaux-de-Fonds, Josef Albers Museum, Quadrat, Botrop
Andreas Christen, «Werke/Works 1959–2005», in conjunction with the exhibition in the Annemarie Verna Gallery

Solo exhibitions in this website

Andreas Christen, Andreas Christen (1936–2006), April 7 to May 14, 2016
Andreas Christen, Selected Works., February 8 to March 15, 2014
Andreas Christen, Andreas Christen, April 16 to May 28, 2011
Andreas Christen, Werke/Works 1959 – 2005, September 13 to November 3, 2007
Andreas Christen, Andreas Christen, February 8 to April 16, 2005
Andreas Christen, Open Space, March 16 to May 11, 2002

Groupe exhibitions in this website

ART Basel 2017, June 14 to June 18, 2017
Artists of the Gallery – Part I, May 20 to July 9, 2016
ART 46 Basel, June 18 to June 21, 2015
ART 45 Basel, June 19 to June 22, 2014
ART 44 Basel, June 12 to June 16, 2013
SHADOW LIGHT, October 4 to November 17, 2012
ART 43 Basel, June 14 to June 17, 2012
Form / Structure / Figure, May 2 to May 24, 2012
Manifold, June 20 to August 20, 2011
Art 42 Basel, June 15 to June 19, 2011
ART 41, June 16 to June 20, 2010
A Few Large Formats, February 17 to March 13, 2010
Räume – Spaces, August 27 to October 2, 2009
ART 40 Basel, June 10 to June 14, 2009
Art 39 Basel, June 4 to June 8, 2008
Art 38 Basel, June 13 to June 17, 2007
Summer exhibition 2006, July 18 to September 4, 2006
Art 37 Basel, June 14 to June 18, 2006
Salon automne, September 7 to October 15, 2005
Art 36 Basel, June 15 to June 20, 2005
Summer exhibition 2004, August 9 to September 18, 2004
Art 35 Basel, June 16 to June 21, 2004
Summer exhibition 2003, August 21 to September 27, 2003
Art 34 Basel, June 18 to June 23, 2003
network, September 10 to September 28, 2002
Art 33 Basel, June 12 to June 17, 2002
Anniversary exhibition, July 1 to August 31, 1999

Available Publications of Andreas Christen

Andreas Christen, Between Painting and Object, Publisher: Dorothea Strauss, Haus Konstruktiv, Zurich
Andreas Christen, Werke/Works 1959 â?? 2005, Publisher: Annemarie Verna Gallery, Zurich