August Macke

Biography



1887
Was born January 3, 1887 in Meschede, Westphalia

1904-1096
Studied at the “Kunstakademie Düsseldorf”

1908
Attended Lovis Corinth’s art school in Berlin

1910
Became acquainted with Franz Marc

1911
Participated in the exhibition by the artist group “Blauer Reiter” and was represented with three works

1913
Participation in the “Erster Deutscher Herbstsalon” which was organized by Herwarth Walden in Berlin

1914
Journey to Tunisia where many watercolors were produced

1914
Died September 26, 1914 near Perthes-les-Hurlus