Günter Haese

Biography


1924   
Born in Kiel, Germany

Until 1941   
Apprenticeship as decorative painter

1942 - 1945   
Soldier

1948 - 1949   
Attended a private art school in Plön, Holstein, Germany

1950 - 1958   
Studied at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf as student of Bruno Goller and Ewald Mataré

1956   
Master-class student in the sculpture class of Ewald Mataré and involvement as coworker for Mataré’s works at Cologne Cathedral

Since 1958   
Work as freelance artist in Dusseldorf

Since 1962   
Haese discovers the mechanical components of watches and clocks as well as other metallic materials as subject and construction elements of his art

1966   
David E. Bright-Foundation Award, Venice Biennale

1967   
Cornelius Prize from the city of Düsseldorf
Prize from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York

1978   
Art Price of the German federal state Schleswig-Holstein

1980   
Visitor Prize of the Triennale Fellbach, Germany

1981   
Received the Award “Kunstpreis der Künstler”, Düsseldorf

1994   
Haese became honorary professor of the German federal State Schlesweig-Holstein

1997   
Member of the “Freie Akademie der Künste”, Hamburg

2002   
Art Prize of the  „Schleswig-Holsteinischen Wirtschaft“

2013   
Visitor Prize of the Triennale Fellbach, Germany

2016
Günther Haese dies on the 30th of November near Hannover, Germany