short biography

Hans Arp (Jean Arp, born 1886 in Straßburg/Germany (today France), died 1966 in Basel/Switzerland) was one of the most important artists of the twentieth-century avant garde, especially of Dadaism and Surrealism and a pioneer of abstract art. He was a member of the group "Abstraction-Création". Some of his works he created together with his wife Sophie Taeuber-Arp.

Dadaism; Surrealism; Constructivism; Group "Abstraction-Création", Sculpture, objects, assemblages, paintings, collages, embroidery, graphics, poetry, lyrics, poems automatic

http://arpmuseum.org/museum/unser-haus/kuenstlerpaar-arp.html

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collection/s

ACE GALLERY Los Angeles Abbot Hall Art Gallery Arken Museum, Ishoj Arp Museum - Bahnhof Rolandseck Block Museum of Art, Evanston Centre Pompidou, Paris Cranbrook Art Museum, Detroit Daimler Contemporary, Berlin Espace de l´Art Concret, Mouans-Sartoux Fondation Pierre Gianadda, Martigny Forum Limbach Fundacio Sunol, Barcelona Galleria Civica d´Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Turin ° Haifa Museum of Art Hammer Museum, Los Angeles Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington Insel Hombroich und Raketenstation, Neuss Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Krefeld Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art, Sakura Kettle´s Yard, Cambridge / UK ° Kreeger Museum, Washington Kunsthalle zu Kiel ° Kunstmuseum Basel / Museum für Gegenwartskunst Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz Kunstmuseum Villa Zanders, Bergisch Gladbach Kunstmuseum Winterthur LACMA - Los Angeles County Museum of Art Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk ° MAC - Museu de Arte Contemporânea, São Paulo . MACBA Barcelona MACCSI - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Sofía Imber, Caracas MAMAC Liège MAMBO Museo de Arte Moderno, Bogota MAMCS - Musée d´Art Moderne et Contemporain, Strasbourg MAMbo Bologna ° MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge / MA ° MOMA - The Museum of Modern Art, New York MOMAT The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo MUMOK Wien MUSMA Matera Mart Trento e Rovereto Menil Collection, Houston Middelheimmuseum, Antwerp Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid ° Museo di Villa Croce, Genoa Museo d´Arte della Svizzera italiana Lugano Museu Berardo, Lisbon ° Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach ° Museum Folkwang, Essen Museum Frieder Burda, Baden-Baden Museum Haus Konstruktiv, Zürich Museum Ostwall im Dortmunder U Museum Pfalzgalerie Kaiserslautern Museum Würth, Künzelsau Museum für Konkrete Kunst, Ingolstadt Museum für Neue Kunst, Freiburg Museum gegenstandsfreier Kunst, Otterndorf ° Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb ° Museums Vledder Musée Cantini, Marseille Musée Tavet Delacour, Pontoise NMWA The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo ° Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen Palm Springs Art Museum Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice Philadelphia Museum of Art Phoenix Art Museum Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels Sammlung Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt Sammlung Ulla und Heiner Pietzsch San Diego Museum of Art Schaulager Basel Skissernas Museum, Lund Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten Marl ° Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton Snite Museum of Art, Notre Dame Sprengel Museum, Hannover Staatliche Museen zu Berlin Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art Tel Aviv Museum of Art Vancouver Art Gallery Von der Heydt-Museum Wuppertal Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg kunsthalle weishaupt Ulm
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