Otto Mueller

1874
Otto Mueller is born in Liebau (Silesia)

1890-1894
Apprenticeship as a lithographer in Görlitz

1894-1896
Studies at the Dresden Academy of Art, then travels to Switzerland and Italy together with the writer Gerhard Hauptmann

1898/99
Studies at the Munich Academy of Art, under von Stuck. Returns to Dresden

1908
Moves to Berlin, where he meets the sculptor Lehmbruck and the poet Rilke

1910
Member of the Brücke artist’s circle. Cofounder of the New Secession

1912
Takes part in the Sonderbund exhibition in Cologne. Travels to Bohemia together with Kirchner

1916-18
Military service, then returns to Berlin

1919
Member of the Co-operative Council of Art. Professorship at the Breslau Academy of Art

1924-1930
Numerous trips to Dalmatia, Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania

1930
Otto Mueller dies in Breslau

1937
357 of his works are confiscated in the German museums as part of the Nazi raid on the "degenerate" art

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