Christian Mischke

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Christian Mischke
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Christian Mischke (born January 8, 1944 in Grünberg in Silesia ) is a German artist and an important graphic artist as a draftsman and etcher .


Christian Mischke completed his school education in Nuremberg in 1963 with the Abitur and began studying at the Academy of Fine Arts in Nuremberg in the class of Fritz Griebel . In 1965 he moved to the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich and studied with Anton Marxmüller and Thomas Zacharias . He passed the first state examination for art educators in 1968. As a student trainee, he taught in 1968/69 in Munich-Pasing. In 1969 Christian Mischke attended Otto Eglau's class at the “School of Seeing” at the International Summer Academy for Fine Arts in Salzburg . From 1969 to 1970 he worked as a trainee teacher at the Alexander von Humboldt Gymnasium in Schweinfurt . Another study at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich with Mac Zimmermann followed from 1970 to 1973, which he interrupted in 1971 to study at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna Rudolf Hausner . Since 1973 he has been working as a freelance artist in Munich and Nuremberg. In 1983, Mischke held a workshop at the Faculty of Applied Arts Heluan University in Cairo and from 1983 to 1984 was a lecturer at the Würzburg-Schweinfurt University of Applied Sciences .

Prizes and awards

Christian Mischke, Korea (etching 1987)
Christian Mischke, Phaẽton (lithograph 1986)

Exhibitions (selection)

  • 1969: Nuremberg: Pellerschloß ; Schweinfurt: City Theater ; Alicante
  • 1970: Nairobi: Goethe-Institut (group exhibition); Dar-es-Salam: Goethe-Institut (group exhibition)
  • 1971: Würzburg: Otto Richter-Halle; Nuremberg: EIWO
  • 1972: Offenbach: City Theater; Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Brasilia, San Salvador de Bahia: Goethe-Institut touring exhibition
  • 1973: Rome: Villa Massimo; Schweinfurt: City Theater; Biella: Biennale (group exhibition)
  • 1974: Berlin: Kulturamt Reinickendorf (group exhibition); Nuremberg: Municipal art gallery / studio
  • 1975: Rabat: Goethe Institute ; Casablanca: Goethe Institute;
  • 1976: Detmold: Castle; Regensburg: Kunstforum Ostdeutsche Galerie ; New York: Goethe House
  • 1977: Würzburg: City Theater ; Munich: Haus der Kunst (group exhibition);
  • 1979: Nuremberg: Pilatushaus (Albrecht Dürer Society)
  • 1980: Ulm: Art Association
  • 1981: Schweinfurt: City Theater; Lünen: town hall;
  • 1983: Cairo: Faculty of Applied Arts Heluan University
  • 1984: Essen: Museum Folkwang; Esslingen: Municipal Gallery (group exhibition)
  • 1985: Regensburg: East German Gallery
  • 1986: Nuremberg: Kunsthaus (group exhibition)
  • 1987: Nuremberg: Germanisches Nationalmuseum (group exhibition)
  • 1988: Lyon: Goethe Institute ; Bremen: Überseemuseum (group exhibition);
  • 1989: Würzburg: Greisinghäuser ; Bonn: Representation of the State of Lower Saxony, Silesian Culture Prize (group exhibition); Möhnesee / Wamel: Graphics day at Hermann Kätelhön (group exhibition)
  • 1990: Kempten: Marstall "Berge 90" (group exhibition); Möhnesee / Wamel: Graphics day at Hermann Kätelhön (group exhibition)
  • 1991: Bamberg: Stadtgalerie Bamberg, Villa Dessauer; Nuremberg: City History Museums; Heidelberg: Kurpfälzisches Museum;
  • 1992: Lindau: Municipal art collection, Haus zum Cavazzen; Memmingen: Kunstraum am Hallhof; Immenstadt / Allgäu: castle; Mito: Joyo-Kunsthalle (group exhibition)
  • 1993: Tsukuba: Museum of Art (group exhibition); Möhnesee / Wamel: Graphics day at Hermann Kätelhön (group exhibition);
  • 1994: Vilnius: State Library; Feucht: Pfinzingschloß; Dresden: Technical University;
  • 1995: Mainz: Gutenberg Museum
  • 1996: San Sarzano Oliveto: Centro Storico (group exhibition)
  • 1997: Mainz-Bretzenheim: town hall; Mito: Geubun Center (group exhibition); Berlin: Art Office Berlin-Wilmersdorf, municipal gallery
  • 1998: Bad Oeynhausen: Municipal Gallery; Bamberg: Dominican Church (group exhibition); Mainz: Gutenberg Museum (group exhibition); Mito: Joyo-Shiryokan, Art Spot (group exhibition)
  • 1999: Altenburg: Castle and Playing Cards Museum; Dormagen: District Museum "Mohn" (group exhibition); Heidelberg: University Library (group exhibition); Scheinfeld: Gallery Rudloff
  • 2000: Schweinfurt: Municipal art collection
  • 2001: Altenburg: Castle and Playing Cards Museum
  • 2002: Paris: Musée Francais de la Carte à Jouer (group exhibition)
  • 2003: Weimar: Galerie am Schloß
  • 2004: Davos: Congress Center
  • 2005: Zeilitzheim: Castle; Bamberg: State Library; Hanover: State Library; Leinfelden-Echterdingen: German Playing Card Museum
  • 2006: Saalfeld: Goethe Society
  • 2007: Wertheim: County Museum
  • 2009: Aichwald: Kunstkreis Aichwald; Weimar: New Museum; Jena: romantic house; Nuremberg: Museums of the City of Nuremberg , Albrecht Dürer House
  • 2011: Wroclaw: City Hall ; Saarlouis: Museum Haus Ludwig
  • 2011: Zielona Góra (Grünberg in Silesia): Muzeum Ziemi Lubuskiej w Zielonej Górze (Exhibition With Needles and Acid )
  • 2012: Königswinter: House of Silesia

Publicly owned work

Christian Mischke, Tibet I (etching 1988)
  • Bad Oeynhausen, Municipal Gallery
  • Bamberg, State Library
  • Bamberg, municipal museums
  • Biberach, municipal collection
  • Hamburg, State Art Gallery
  • Cologne, Wallraf-Richartz-Museum
  • Lodz, Muzeum Struki w Lodz
  • Mainz, Gutenberg Museum
  • New York, Museum of Modern Art
  • Munich, State Collection of Graphics
  • Nuremberg, Germanisches National Museum
  • Nuremberg, City History Museums
  • Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale
  • Regensburg, East German Gallery
  • Schweinfurt, municipal collections
  • Vienna, Albertina Graphic Collection

Literature (selection)

Christian Mischke, Ginkgo-König (etching 1997)
  • Christian Mischke: Catalog raisonné of the etchings, 1965–1974. Nuremberg 1975.
  • Christian Mischke: Catalog raisonné of the etchings, 1975–1986. Munich 1986.
  • Christian Mischke: Ex Libris. Munich 1993.
  • Rainer Maria Rilke : The windows (in translation by Karl Krolow ) with original etchings by Christian Mischke. Frankfurt / M. 1990, ISBN 3-458-16075-2
  • Christian Mischke: Playing cards and other things. Bamberg 1999, ISSN  0936-4277 .
  • Christian Mischke: Catalog raisonné of the etchings, 1987–1999. Munich 1999.
  • Walter Dimter (Ed.): Joseph von Eichendorff , Vol. 1 and 2 stories. Vol. 3 Hunch and Present . With etchings by Christian Mischke. Würzburg 1991–1993, ISBN 3-87057-131-4
  • Christian Mischke: Thomas Mann , Work - Life - Time. With forty drawings. Munich 2005.
  • Hans Claßen (Ed.): Joseph von Eichendorff - And the world begins to sing. With etchings by Christian Mischke. Würzburg 2007, ISBN 978-3-87057-285-3
  • Thomas Mann: Disorder and early suffering. With eleven reproductions a. two etchings by Christian Mischke. Leipzig 2008.
  • Frieder Gadesmann : Christian Mischke is reminiscent of Hermann Kätelhön . Aichwald 2009.
  • Christian Mischke: The third ten. With 10 etchings. Leipzig 2010 ISBN 978-3-86730-109-1

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