Artist

About MANFRED FORSCHNER – Biography

Portrait vor Ritter, Tod und Teufel
1951 born in Heidelberg
1965-1968 Typography apprenticeship
1969-1973 Hochschule Mannheim (School of Arts) under Professor H. Nagel

1970-1972 Evening college
1973-1974 Study visit in Japan
1974-1979 University of Heidelberg (Phil. Math.)
1975 Study visit, Mexico and USA
1974-1980 Atelier in Mannheim
ab 1980 Lives and works in Bad Sachsa

SOLO EXHIBITIONS (selection)

1970 Heidelberg Kunstverein
1982 Buschmann, Munich
1983 Künstlerhaus, Karlsruhe
1987 Monika Beck, Homburg/Saar
1988 Traub-Krebaum, Mannheim
1988 Olaf Zimmerman, Cologne
1989 Traub-Krebaum, MA, 'Foldable paintings
and hidden paintings'
1990 'Electronic foldable painting',
Heidelberger Kunstverein
1991 Gallery 0-1, L.A.

1991 Klangwerkstatt H.-K. Raecke
"Kultur im Gespräch", MA-Feud.
1992 Apex, Göttingen
1993 Monika Beck, Homburg/Saar
1993 VSU, Saarbrücken
1993 Mannheimer Kunstverein
1994 Julia Philippi, Heidelberg
'Folding pictures of cities'
1995 Watercolor paintings, Gallery Apex, Theatre,
Göttingen und Bad Sachsa
1997 Street Voice, Cologne (gallery opening)
1998 Meyenburg-Museum, Nordhausen
1999 Various briefing exhibitions about "Wandelturm" (foldable painting tower)
2002 2 half exhibitions (SoVD-Gallery at the Schützenhaus Bad Sachsa and at the Museum
Tabakspeicher in Nordhausen)
2004 Exhibition and performance(s) 
"Art Ancestors" in cooperation with Gallery Apex;
Göttingen
2005 Second Exhibition with the „Art Ancestors“ (results)
Venus á la Botticelli
Pissoir wie Duchamp
Objects - Overview

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selection)

Klappbild mit Pferd, Reiterin und Tor
1975 'Forum Junger Kunst',
Mannheim and Recklinghausen
ab 1977 10 juried exhibitions of the Artist Federation of Rhine-Neckar

ab 1978 ca. 15 exhibitions in cooperation  
with BBK Mannheim
1981 'Handcuffed foldable paintings',
Gedox, Karlsruhe
1982 'Art and Irony', Göttingen 
1986 Gallery Fath, Mannheim
1989 'The world of insects',
Zimmermann, Cologne
1992 Hirschberger Kulturtage
1993 'Remodeling of the war memorial',
Weinheim

ART PERFORMANCES (selection)

1977 Odenwälder Art Ceremony,
Dossenheim
1977 Heidelberger Kunstverein:
Climbing the latter,
Burning Framework,
Promenade through the Main Street

1977 Drive Object:
Kunstverein Braunschweig,
Museum Bochum,
Monika Beck, Hornburg/Saar 
1979 Presentation of a folding canvas,
Willhelm-Hack Museum,
Ludwigshafen 
1981 Handcuffed foldable paintings, Gedock, Karlsruhe 
1983 Gallery Apex, Göttingen 
1983 Marburger Aktionstage (performance days)
1983 The delightful violence of individuality, after its funeral failed, Künstlerhaus, Karlsruhe

1987 Society Dinner
Monika Beck, Hornburg/Saar 
1989 Atelier in the Gallery 
Traub-Krebaum, Mannheim 
1991 'Road of Art'- reading
H.-K Raecke, Mannheim 
1992 Art Wall, Hirschberg 
1998/1999 Development of music performances
with Hans Karsten Raecke
2000 'Society Dinner', Bad Sachsa 
2002 Performance "Art Movement" in Bad Sachsa and  
Nordhausen (SoVD-Gallery at the Schützenhaus
Bad Sachsa and Museum Tabakspeicher in
Nordhausen)
2004 Exhibition and Performance(s)
"Art Ancestors" in cooperation with Galerie Apex 
Göttingen 
2005 Exhibition and Performances, Apex Göttingen,
Results of the cooperation with the 'Art Ancestors' 
MF mit Schminke und Holzgestell
Aktion Gedock