Stefan Szczesny

German (1951)

About the artist:

1951 Born in Munich to Martha Meuffels, a theater producer and Gerhard Szczesny, a writer 1957 - 1967 Primary and secondary school Spends summers with his parents at the isle of Elba 1967-1969 Attends a private school for Free and Applied arts in Munich 1970-1971 At the same time he works as a freelance art critic for the “Abendzeitung” newspaper Munich 1969-1975 Studies at the Munich Academy of Applied Arts and attends classes in art and art history and philosophy at Munich University 1974 Marries Mechthild Moldenhauer 1975-1976 DAAD Scholarship in Paris. Birth of his son David 1979 Birth of his daughter Sarah 1980 Awarded a stipend for the Villa Romana scholarship, Florence 1981 Organises the exhibition "Rundschau Deutschland", as protagonist of Germany´s Neo-Expressionist painting movement 1982-1983 wins the Rome prize awarded by the Prussian Academy of Arts Berlin A year in Villa Massimo, Rome 1984-1998 Editor of the Journal “Malerei, Painting Peinture” Travels with his father to Masuria Spends time in Morocco 1987 Birth of his son Roman Travels to the United States, has his first major show, curated by Klaus Honnef in Rheinisches Landesmuseum, Bonn 1989 Birth of his son Aurel 1990 First trip tot he Caribbean. Barbados and Jamaica 1991-1992 Works on stage set for the Opera “Dunkles Haus” at the Bavarian State Opera, Munich 1993 Spends time with Elvira Bach in Sicily and works ion “Fiumara d´Arte” Meets Eva Klein in New York and works with Donald Kuspit on the Szczesny monograph, published by DuMont in 1995 1994 Moves into his New York studio Warren Street 1995 “Voltaire project” in Postdam Stays on the island Mustique for the fist time Lindencorso art project in Berlin 1996 Founding of the Szczesny Factory and first publications released by the associated publishing company International Senefelder Prize for Prints 1997 Birth of his son Felix 1998 Works on glass sculptures in Murano, Italy Travels to Israel Starts his “Kempinski Art Project” 1999 Marries Eva Klein on Mustique 2000 Birth of his son Anton “Living planet Art Project“ for the EXPO 2000 in Hanover 2001 Relocates to his new Studio “Le Mas des Palmiers “ in Saint Tropez, from now on main residence for himself and his family Working trips and artists in residence at a studio in Seville, on the rooftop of a museum 2002 “Premiere of Szczesny –the Film (directed by Curt Faudon, New York ) at the Cannes International Film Festival “Szczesny Mustique” is released 2003-2004 Begins work on ceramic sculptures for the art project “Villa Soleil”, Terre Blanche in Tourettes as well as creating the concept for the art project “ Le Roc” Roquebrunne sur Argens 2005 Begins work on the “ Le Roc” Roquebrunne sur Argens 2006 Shadow sculptures all over the city of St. Tropez Opening of the Szczesny Factory in Berlin 2005-2007 Mainau Island: A Dream of Earthly Paradise, Germany 2007 Musée de la Photographie Villa Aurélienne, Fréjus Centre d’art la Malmaison, Cannes 2008 Shadow sculptures Grimaud, France Art Project “summer in Tegernsee”, Germany Shadow sculptures, Sternberg Lounge, Düsseldorf Shadow sculptures, Villa Aurelien, Fréjus Ceramics, Villa Domergue, Cannes 2009 Caribbean Style, Szczesny Factory, Berlin Garden show, Rechberghausen 32 sculptures for the Art Basel in Miami 2010 Grand opening of the new atelier and establishing central storehouse in Saint Tropez Beginning of the Art Project Shadow Sculptures in Saint Tropez, Saint Moritz Sylt together with Jaguar 2011 Art Project Shadow Sculptures in Saint Tropez - Saint Moritz - Sylt together with Jaguar The city of Saint Tropez is honouring Stefan Szczesny´s 60th birthday with a large sculpture exhibition throughout the town 2012 Schatten im Park, Schloss Bensberg/Schloss Lerbach Szczesny at the Adlon, Hotel Adlon, Berlin Szczesny in Frankfurt, with main exhibition "Kunstgarten Palmengarten" at the Palmengarten, Frankfurt Szczesny: Neue Wilden works from the 80s, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York 2013 "Saint-Tropez meets Miami", paintings and sculptures, Addison House Miami "Méditerannée. L'esprit du sud" paintings at Gallery Guy Pieters, in Saint Paul de Vence 2014 "Saint-Tropez meets Miami", paintings and sculptures, CU-1 Gallery Miami "Métamorphoses méditerranéennes", Palais des Papes, Avignon "Paintings and ceramics", Galerie Sassi Milici, Vallauris 2015 Tree of Life and ceramics, Villa Domergue, Cannes Szczesny at the Jigsaw flagship store, London Galerie Kronsbein, Munich Exhibition of sculptures, Domaine de la Croix, La Croix Valmer 2016 "Welcome to Saint-Tropez", redbox gallery, Zurich 2017 Retrospective Sculptures 2005-2017 at the Citadelle de Saint-Tropez “Tour de l´Art” Steigenberger Parkhotel & Galerie Kellerman, Düsseldorf Althoff Grand hotel Schloss Bensberg, Bergisch Gladbach Cologne 2018 Szczesny “ die andere Eva” at the Galerie Reitz , Cologne “Feedback” Galerie Heitsch, Munich Since 1974: Numerous solo and group exhibitions at art galleries. Venues included: Munich, Cologne, Berlin, Hamburg, Paris, Zurich, Rome, Venice, Amsterdam, Saint-Tropez, Chicago and New York, as well as numerous art and building projects (amongst others: Lindencorso Berlin; Kempinski Marbella, Expo Hannover, Terre Blanche, Côte d'Azur). Stefan Szczesny lives and works in St. Tropez and Berlin.

Stefan Szczesny

German (1951)

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About the artist:

1951 Born in Munich to Martha Meuffels, a theater producer and Gerhard Szczesny, a writer 1957 - 1967 Primary and secondary school Spends summers with his parents at the isle of Elba 1967-1969 Attends a private school for Free and Applied arts in

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