ARTISTS / Art after 1945
Arnulf Rainer

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1929Born on December 8, 1929 in Baden near Vienna
1947-49studies at the State School of Applied Arts in Villach
1951Paris, meeting with the painters Jackson Pollock and Jean-Paul Riopelle; begins with his characteristic overpaintings of his own and other
 of his own works and those of others.
1955In the second half of the 1950s, he transfers these overpaintings to photographic self-portraits; in performance works as of 1958
 he also paints over his own body
1966Austrian State Prize for Graphic Arts
1972/77participation in the "documenta", Kassel
from 1977death becomes a central theme
1978Austrian State Prize for Painting; participation in the Venice Biennale
1981-95Professor at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, head of a master class for painting; Max Beckman Prize (Frankfurt, 1981); Admission to the
 the Academy of Arts Berlin
1980Participation at the Venice Biennale
1982Participation in the "documenta", Kassel
1993Opening of the Rainer Museum in New York
1999Retrospective at the Kunstforum Wien on the occasion of his 70th birthday
2001Solo exhibition under the title "Overpaintings of Caspar David Friedrich ", Berlin Gallery Dittmar.
2003Rhenus Art Prize as an award for his complete artistic oeuvre
2006Aragón-Goya Prize
2014Grand Golden Decoration of Honor for Services to the Federal State of Lower Austria
2015Austrian Cross of Honor for Science and Art I. Class
 lives and works alternately in Vienna and at Schloss Vornbach near Passau
Schloss Dätzingen / D-71120 Grafenau
T + 49 (0) 70 33 / 4 13 94
F + 49 (0) 70 33 / 4 49 23
Opening hours
Wednesday – Friday 11 – 18.30
Saturday 11 – 16
or by appointment
Kleiner Schlossplatz 11 / D-70173 Stuttgart
T + 49 (0) 711 / 120 41 51
F + 49 (0) 711 / 120 42 80
Opening hours
Tuesday – Friday 11 – 19
Saturday 11 – 17
or by appointment

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