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 Artfonds 21, Frankfurt 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 GAM 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 ° 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 La Boverie, Liège Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk ° MAC - Museu de Arte Contemporânea, São Paulo . MACBA Barcelona ° MACCSI - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Sofía Imber, Caracas MAMBO Museo de Arte Moderno, Bogota ° MAMCS - Musée d´Art Moderne et Contemporain, Strasbourg ° MAMbo Bologna ° MASI Museo d´Arte della Svizzera italiana Lugano 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 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 Insel Hombroich + Siza Pavillon, Neuss 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 Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne 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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