Gert Marcus

Installation view, Konstruktiv Tendens 2005

In the Cube, 1957

From the White, 1980

BIOGRAPHY

Born 1914 in Hamburg, Germany.
Lived and worked in Stockholm, Sweden.
Passed away 2008.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

1952
Svensk-Franska Konstgalleriet, Stockholm

1956, 1960
Galerie Colette Allendy, Paris

1986
Moderna Museet, Stockholm

1986, 1989, 1994, 1998
Galleri Konstruktiv Tendens, Stockholm

1990, 1993
Galleri Ars Nova, Gothenburg

1998
Skissernas Museum, Lund

2002
Sofiero castle and gardens
Galleri Konstruktiv Tendens, Stockholm
Galleri C. Hjärne, Helsingborg

2005
Galleri Konstruktiv Tendens, Stockholm

Selected Group Exhibitions

1955
Skulptur i Natur, Norrvikens Trädgårdar, Båstad

1956
Espace, Konstmuseum, Norrköping

1956-1980
Salon des Réalités Nouvelles, Paris

1957, 1958
Structures, Bordeaux och Toulon

1961-1983
Salon de la Jeune Sculpture, Paris

1962-1965
Mesure, vandringsutställning i Tyskland

1964
Konst i betong, Moderna Museet, Stockholm

1969-1973
Biennale di Scultura, Carrara (IT)

1978
Konstruktivister, Kulturhuset, Stockholm

1980
Konkret Konst, Kulturhuset, Stockholm

1980
Grands et Jeunes, Grand Palais, Paris

1982
Konsekvens, Liljevalchs Konsthall

1986
Skulptur ” Det vita rummet”, Liljevalchs Konsthall

1987-1988
Konkret i Norden, Helsingfors (SF), Norrköping, (S) Oslo (N) Reykjavik (IS) Odense ( DK)

1988
Wanås park

1991
Trent’anni da Sem, Pietrasata (I)

1994
Millesgården, Stockholm

1986-2007
Galleri Konstruktiv Tendens, Stockholm

2006
Studio L2, Stockholm

2007
Studio L2, Stockholm

2007
Geflohen aus Deutschland, Hamburgsmuseum, Hamburg (DE)

2008
Konstruktiv Tendens Gallery, Stockholm

2008
Konstakademien, Stockholm

Selected Public Works

Sankt Mikaels kapell, Mora, 1952-1954
Sergelteatern, Stockholm, 1958-1959
En inre delning, Karlaplan, Stockholm, 1965-1966. Santelena marble and diabas
Colour-distance composition, Flemingsberg, 1969-1974
Corpus and Line, Stadsparken, Lund, 1980-1982. Carrara marble
Colour space, St. Göran Hospital, Stockholm, 1983-1984
My Quadrature, Hjelmsjöborg, Örkelljunga, 1983-1984. Carrara marble
Centripetal, centrifugal cube, The Art Museum, Norrköping1984-1985. Carrara marble
My Quadrature, Eilat, Israel, 1989-1990. Carrara marble
The Underground station Bagarmossen, Stockholm, 1990-1994
The Sequence of Dihedrons, Lindholmens kunskapscentrum, Gothenburg, 1966-1994
Dihedron, Sveavägen, Stockholm, 1998. Colour-pigment, steel
Expansion of the Circle, sculpture garden, Skissernas museum, Lund, 1989. Statuario marble
Centripetal, centrifugal Sphere, Turano Lodigiano, Italy, 2000. Carrara marble
Färgdistanser, acrylic glass , colour, Town Library, Flemingsberg, Stockholm, 2002
163, marble, Värnamo, Sweden, 2003
Vertikal Enhet, S:t Sigfrids griftegård, Borås, Sweden, 2005

Literature

  • Konstrevyn, 1, Stockholm 1953.
  • Konkret Konst, Vilhelm Bjerke Petersen, Stockholm 1956
  • Aujour d'hui, 31, Paris
  • Architectural Forum, Dec. New York 1957
  • Paletten, 3, Gunnar Hellman, Gothenburg 1965
  • Artitudes, 24-26, Françoise Ribeyrolles-Marcus, Paris 1975
  • Artes, 4, K G Nilson, Stockholm 1982
  • Arte Contemporanea, Lara Vinci Masini, vol. 3, page 401-404, Guinti, Firenze 1996
  • Bianco il Colore dell'Animo, Guido Oldani, Luoghi Dell'Infinito, Milano 1999
  • Analytical text by Gert Marcus
    • "A visit to Georges Vantongerloo", Paletten . Göteborg 1956.
    • "A Color System for Artists" Leonardo vol.9 1976
    • "Notes on Colour and Colours in Art", published in connection with the exhibition at the museum of modern art in Stockholm 1986.
    • "Vantongerloo – Marcus”, letters and notes, No. 7, writings published by the Academy of Art, Raster Förlag Stockholm 2000.