International contemporary and historically defined art
Schöneberger Ufer 71
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Aurel Scheibler opened in Cologne in April 1991 and moved to Berlin in 2006, with a location in Charlottenburg and later in Kreuzberg. In summer 2012 the gallery moved to Schöneberger Ufer in the Tiergarten area, where it is set in a historical building created in 1911 for the Berlin Association of Female Artists, which also housed the galleries of Ferdinand Möller and the brothers Nierendorf in the 1920/30’s
Over the years, Aurel Scheibler has established a singularly individual presence, interlacing a gallery program of international contemporary with historically defined art. The convergence of works by emerging, and established artists – from this century as well as previous ones – in congruous and in-depth exhibitions has become one of the gallery’s main features. Aurel Scheibler’s exhibition activity – both in Berlin and at international art fairs is complemented by private sales of major works to museums and collections worldwide. Besides a selected group of international contemporary artists, the gallery also works with the estates of E.W. Nay, Alice Neel, Öyvind Fahlström and Norbert Kricke.
Artists Exhibited at the fair:
Ernst Wilhelm Nay
Ernst Wilhelm Nay
1902 Born in Berlin on 11 June.
1915 Nay enters the boarding school of Schulpforta in Thuringia, beginning interest in modern art and first attempts at painting.
1921 High school diploma in Schulpforta and return to Berlin; starts apprenticeship for the book trade at the bookshop Gsellius in Berlin, paints in his free time.
1922 Breaks off his apprenticeship, paints his first self-portrait.
1924 Nay paints his first self-taught landscapes and portraits and presents three of his paintings to Carl Hofer at the Akademie für bildende Künste, Berlin and receives a
scholarship at the Akademie für bildende Künste, where he attends the painting class of Carl Hofer.
1927 Nay becomes Hofer’s "Meisterschüler" and receives his own studio at the academy.
First participations in group exhibitions and first acquisition of a landscape painting by the Provinzial-Museum in Hannover.
Paul Westheim, publisher of the periodical "Das Kunstblatt" notices Nay and writes about him.
1928 Ends his studies at the Akademie für bildende Künste.
He travels for studies to Paris.
1931 Acquisition of two paintings by the Nationalgalerie Berlin, Kronprinzenpalais and the Museum Behnhaus in Lübeck.
Nay receives the Prix de Rome, followed by a nine month’s scholarship at the Villa Massimo, Rome, where he creates surrealistic-abstract paintings (October 1931 - June 1932).
1932 On his return journey to Berlin he meets in Munich the art dealer Günther Franke, who from then on promotes his art.
Nay marries Helene (Elly) Kirchner in Berlin.
1933 Nay paints a series of animal paintings in an abstracted manner.
Participates in the exhibition "Living German Art" at Galerie Flechtheim and Galerie Cassirer in Berlin.
One of his paintings "Liebespaar" is being ridiculed as a "masterpiece of ugliness" in an article against modern art by the National Socialists published in the "Völkische Beobachter" on February 25, 1933.
1934 Meets Erich Meyer, Alfred Hentzen, Werner Haftmann and Ernst Gosebruch, who
Solo Exhibitions (Selection)
2016 NAY 1964, Aurel Scheibler, Berlin
2015 Gouachen und Zeichnungen 1944 – 1967, Galerie Fred Jahn, München
2013 Ernst Wilhelm Nay. Bilder, Michael Werner Kunsthandel, Köln
The Polyphonic Image: Ernst Wilhelm Nay. Museum Liner Appenzell, Switzerland
2012 The Polyphonic Image: Ernst Wilhelm Nay. Kunstmuseum Bonn
Mary Boone Gallery, New York
Michael Werner, New York
2010 Papierarbeiten, Galerie Fred Jahn, München
Ernst- Wilhelm Nay - Scheibenbilder, Galerie Thomas Modern, München
2009 Works from the 1960s, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt; Works from the 1960s, Haus am Waldsee, Berlin
2007 Early Drawings, late paintings, Karsten Schubert, London
2002 Variationen, Retrospektive zum 100. Geburtstag, Kunsthalle München
1998 Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Staatliche Gemäldesammlungen, Georgenbau in Schloß, Dresden, Wilhelm-Lehmbruck-Museum, Duisburg 1995; Neues Rathaus, Weiden i.d. Oberpfalz
1994 Städelsches Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt/M.; Museum der bildenden Künste, Leipzig
1992 Lippische Gesellschaft für Kunst, Detmold
1991 Fischer Fine Art, London
1990/91 Museum Ludwig in der Josef-Haubrich-Kunsthalle, Köln; Kunsthalle Basel, Basel
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh
1990 Overbeck-Gesellschaft, Lübeck
1987 Leopold-Hoesch-Museum, Düren; Museum Ludwig, Köln
1985 Museum Haus Lange; Krefeld; Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster; Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg
1981 Städtisches Museum Schloß Morsbroich, Leverkusen
1980/81 Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nürnberg; Haus der Kunst, München; Bayer AG Erholungshaus, Leverkusen; Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen; Neue Galerie, Kassel
1979 Galerie Schellmann & Klüser, München (und 1980)
1976/77 Pfalzgalerie, Kaiserslautern; Städtische Galerie, Villingen-Schwenningen; Kunstverein Hochrhein, Bad Säckingen
1976 Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City; Galerie Herbert Meyer-Ellinger, Frankfurt/M. (und 1979,1944)
1975/76 Kunsthaus Schaller KG, Stuttgart; Nationalgalerie, Berlin; Sta