J├╝rgen Brodwolf

J├╝rgen Brodwolf (D├╝bendorf/Z├╝rich (CH), 1932) lives and works in Kandern (DE) and Vezia (CH).

1932
Born March, 14th in D├╝bendorf/Z├╝rich.

1948-52
Education in drawing and lithography at the Kunstanstalt Br├╝gger, Meiringen.

1950-52
Attendance at the graphic class of Eugen Jordi at the Kunstgewerbeschule Bern.

1953-54
Stay in Paris.

1955
Scholarship for Painting of Confederation of Switzerland (CH).

1955-60
Activity as restorer.

1956
Marriage with Adelheid Ueberwasser. 

1957
Moves to Vogelbach.

1959
Discovery of the tube-figure.

1961-68
Several stays in Berlin.

1965
First tube-figure boxes.

1966
First drypoint and apparitional figure outline.

1968
Scholarship of the Academy of Arts, Berlin (DE).

1970
Award of the Reinhold-Schneider-Foundation, Freiburg (DE).

1971
First mechanical peep-in-boxes and figure-theatres.

1972
First lead-figures and electromechanical figure-theatres.

1973
First canvas-figures.

1974
First papier m├óch├ę figures.

1975
Award of the B├Âttcherstrasse, Bremen (DE).

1976
First board figures.

1976-82
Professor for Drawing at the technical College for Artistically Creation, Pforzheim.

1977
Participation at the ÔÇ×Documenta 6", Kassel.

1980
From 1980 on regular stays in Vezia, Tessin.

1981
First board-gauze-figures.
Hans-Thoma-Award of Baden-W├╝rttemberg (DE).

1982
Participation at ÔÇ×Aperto 82", Biennale of Venice.

1982-94
Professor for sculpture at the State Academy of Arts, Stuttgart.

1986
Award of the city of Darmstadt (DE).

1989
Award of the city of Stuttgart (DE).

1993
First paper-figures.

1995
Moving to Kandern.
Award of the artists, D├╝sseldorf (DE).

1998
Death of Adelheid Brodwolf.
First shaking-tables.

1999
First Pigment-figures.
"Iceland", a journey through the art of J├╝rgen Brodwolf, Film by Rolf Frei.

2001
"Magie Figur/Mythos Raum", Film by Luciano Bignotti.

2002
Marriage with Erika L├Âsch.
First bronze-figures.

2003
Installations and petrographs in the Verzasca Valley, Tessin (CH)

2005
Establishment of the foundation "J├╝rgen Brodwolf Stiftung" in Kandern (DE)

2008
Guest of honour of FAMA-Kunststiftung, K├╝nstlerhaus Ahrenshoop, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (DE)

2011
Erich Heckel Award (DE)

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