Christian Schad

(German, 1894 - 1982)

knutschloge (séparées) by christian schad

Christian Schad

Knutschloge (Séparées), 1929

Biographie

Chronologie

1894
Born in Miesbach, Bavaria, Germany
1913
At the Munich Art Academy he started out in Heinrich von Zügel's painting class but changed after a semester to Becker-Gundahl's class in drawing from the nude.
1915
Published "Sirius, eine Monatsschrift für Literatur and Kunst"
Published a portfolio of ten woodcuts, "Christian Schad", at the Sirius press
1916
Christian Schad moved to Geneva to join the Dada movement
1919
Experimented with what he called Schadographs (photography without a camera or lenses)
1920
Abandoning Dada, Schad turned to painting his first realistic pictures
1942
Worked as a cultural critic and for the theatre
1982
Died in Stuttgart, Germany

Expositions

1915
Munich Secession, Germany
Kunstsalon Wolfsberg in Zurich, Switzerland