(1881—1955)

Hermann Max Pechstein

Hermann Max Pechstein

Hermann Max Pechstein

1881 — Born December 31st in Zwickau.
1896—1900 — Apprenticeship as stage painter.
1900—1903 — Studies at the Kunstgewerbeschule, Dresden.
1906 — Member of the artist group „Brücke“.
1907 — Aquaintance with Kees van Dogen in Paris.
1908 — Moves to Berlin.
1910 — Founding member of the „Neuen Secession“, Berlin. Aquaintance with Franz Marc and August Macke.
1911 — Marries Charlotte Kaprolat. Founds the MUIM-Institut (Institut for modern painting) together with Kirchner.
1912 — Participation at the Sonderbundausstellung, Cologne. Leaves the artist group „Brücke“.
1913 — Birth of his first son Frank.
1914 — Trip to the South Pacific and war captivity in Nagasaki.
1915—16 — Return to Berlin. Militaty service.
1918 — Founding member of the „November-Gruppe“ and the„Arbeitsrat für Kunst“, Berlin.
1921 — Divorce from his wife Lotte.
1922 — Member of the Preußische Akademie der Künste, Berlin. Apointed Professor.
1923 — Marries Martha Möller.
1926 — Birth of his second son Max.
1937 — Exclusion from the academy. 326 works were confiscated by the Nazi regime.
1945 — Prisoner of War in Russia. Return to Berlin. Appointed Professor at the Academy of Visual Arts in Berlin.
1947 — Honorary citizen of Zwickau.
1951 — Honorary citizen of the Academy of Visual Arts in Berlin.
1952 — Awarded the Great Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany.
1954 — Art prize of the city of Berlin.
1955 — Dies on June 29th in Berlin.

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