Frans Masereel

Frans Masereel

Born: 1889 in Blankenberge (B)

Died: 1972 in Avignon (F)

Education

From Until  
1907 1909 Studies at the Académie des Beaux-Arts in Ghent with Jean Delvin (1853-1929)
Study trips to London, the Netherlands and Germany
1910 1911 Study trips to Tunisia
1947 1951 Head of the masterclass in painting at the newly founded Schule für Kunst und Handwerk Saarbrücken
1950 Grand Prix in graphics at the Biennial in Venice
1953 President of the newly founded international association of xylographers
(other founders: Erich Heckel, Gerhard Marcks, Ewald Mataré, Otto Pankok, Max Pechstein, Karl Rössing)
1958 Study trips to China
1962 Joost-van-den-Vondel-Preis of the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Muenster
1964 Kulturpreis des Deutschen Gewerkschaftsbundes
1967 Käthe-Kollwitz-Medaille, Berlin
1971 Achille-van-Acker-Preis, Brügge

Exhibitions

Year  
1912 Salon des Indépendants
1918 Galerie Tanner, Zurich
since 1918 a. o.: Städtische Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim; Detroit Museum/USA; Brooklyn Museum, New York/USA; Graphisches Kabinett, Berlin; Museum Parc Boverie, Liége/Belgium