Rudolf Nicolai

German Pop - post Bauhaus (Hochschule für Baukunst und Bildende Künste, Weimar)


Artist – Rudolf Nicolai
(*01. febuary 1918 Schkeuditz, † 1998 Niederdorfelden)
Title – „Rugby player“
Object – oil on canvas est. 1971/73 ?
100 cm x 135,5 cm, (39,37 x 53,34 inch) signed on the back

Provenience – bought from the estate of the late Artist
copyright for this picture (owned by https://www.a-private-collection.com)

Rudolf Nicolai, (https://www.galeriehannabekkervomrath.de/rudolf-nicolai/) oil painting in the style of the time, original state

artist info: German painter and sculptor (1918 born in Schkeuditz near Leipzig), 1938-40 training and work as a church restorer in Wroclaw, stud. 1946-51 at the Academy of Building and Visual Arts in Weimar (follow up Institution for „BAUHAUS“ wich was closed during 2nd world war), https://www.bildatlas-ddr-kunst.de/glossary/105

1946 – 1951 Student and graduate at „Hochschule für Baukunst und Bildende Künste“ in Weimar
1950 – exhibition within the „Black Davis Price“
1951 – Request of the Contemporary Archives (Venice Biennale) of reproductions of the painters work
1956 – exhibitions in Frankfurt, Munich, Mainz

1959 winner of the international painting competition „Maler sehen Stuttgart“

1961 – exhibitions in France (Galerie Cadomus, Caen) https://www.ouest-france.fr/normandie/caen-14000/la-galerie-cadomus-une-epoque-follement-florissante-3931945

1963 the exhibition in the „Salon international de peinture et de sculpture de Monte-Carlo Salon Bosio“

1965 Darmstadt Sezession http://www.darmstaedtersezession.de/chronik/die-60er-jahre/

1966 – exhibited within the „Hugo v. Montfort Price“, Bregenz https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hugo-von-Montfort-Preis

1966 – exhibited at the Norbottens Museum Lulea Sweden http://norrbottensmuseum.se/besoek/oeppettider.aspx

1968 „Art and Plastics“ in Wiesbaden, 1969 Museum on Ostwall Dortmund, u. a. Member https://www.zeit.de/1968/18/kunst-aus-kunststoffen

1975 – Artist remained to work independent in his atelier until his dead 1998