MANFRED BISCHOFF

Born November 7th, 1947 – Died March 30th, 2015




S O L O   E X H I B I T I O N   C A T A L O G S


Manfred Bischoff – Helpless in Gold Texts by Marco Bazzini, Lorand Hegyi, Emanuela Nobile Mino, Nancy Olnick, Mari Myra Shaw, Antonella Villanova.
MAEC, Museo dell’ Accademia Etrusca, Cortona. Maretti Editore 2016


Manfred Bischoff Text by Emanuela Nobile Mino. Miami/Basel Design, Basel 2012


Personale – Manfred Bischoff Schmuck und Zeichnung Foreword by Cornelie Holzach, Text by Karl Bollmann. Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim 2006

Manfred Bischoff Introduction by Anne Hawley, Texts by Pieranna Cavalchini and Cornelia Lauf. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston. Schlebrügge Editor 2002


Manfred Bischoff “üb ersetzen“ Foreword by Yvonne G.J.M. Joris. Text by Gert Staal. Museum Het Kruithuis s’Hertogenbosch.
Snoeck-Ducaju & Zoon 1993


G R O U P   E X H I B I T I O N   C A T A L O G S


The Jewelry of Ideas – The Susan Grant Lewin Collection Texts by Ursula-Ilse Neuman, Thomas Gentille, Susan Lewin, Caroline Baumann. Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York. Arnoldsche 2017


Medusa – Bijoux et Tabous Anne Dressen, Michele Heuze, Benjamin Lignel. Musee d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris. Edition Paris Musees 2017

Private Confessions – Zeichnung & Schmuck Foreword by Michael Buhrs and Carin Reinders, Texts by Ellen Maurer Zilioli and Beat Wyss. CODA Museum, Apeldoorn; Museum Villa Stuck, Munich. Arnoldsche 2016


Beyond Bling – Jewelry from the Lois Boardmann Collection Helen Williams Drutt English, Rosie Chambers Mills, Bobbye Tigermann. LACMA, Los Angeles. Prestel 2016

Schmuck 1970-2015 – Sammlung Bollmann
Texts by Karl Bollmann, Graziella Folchini Grassetto, Christoph Thun-Hohenstein. MAK, Vienna. Arnoldsche 2015

Unique by Design – Contemporary Jewelry in the Donna Schneier Collection Foreword by Thomas P. Campbell, Texts by Suzanne Ramljak. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 2014

Salute to Pinton Espace Solidor, Cagnes-sur-Mer 2013

Schmuck 2011 – Klassiker der Moderne Text by Karl Bollmann, Internationale Handwerksmesse, Munich; Espace Solidor, Cagnes-sur-Mer 2011

Triennale Europeenne du Bijou Contemporain World Crafts Council-Belgique francophone, Mons 2011

Just Must – International Jewellery Art Exhibition Kadri Mälk. Estonian History Museum, the Great Guild House, Tallinn. Arnoldsche 2008

International Contemporary Jewelry – Channels of Communication Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah 2008

Alchimia – Julia Maria Künnap, Doris Manninger, Lucia Massei. Gesellschaft für Goldschmiedekunst, Deutsches Goldschmiedehaus, Hanau 2008

Ornament as Art – Avant-Garde Jewelry from the Helen Williams Drutt Collection Cindi Strauss; with an Essay by Helen Williams Drutt English and contributions by Keelin M. Burrows, Kirsten Wetzel. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington; Mint Museum of Craft & Design, Charlotte; Tacoma Museum of Art, Tacoma. Arnoldsche 2007 

Maker Wearer Viewer – Contemporary Narrative European Jewellery Introduction by Jack Cunningham. The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh 2005

Jewellery Schiedam’s Choice Stedelijk Museum, Schiedam 2005

Nomad Room – Contemporary Jewellery, Intimate Space and Public Domain Texts by Monica Gaspar, Delfim Sardo. Centro Cultural de Belem, Lisbon 2005

Schmuck 2005 Sonderschau der 57.Internationalen Handwerksmesse, Munich 2005

Twilight – International Jewellery Art Masterclass and Exhibition. Text by Kadri Mälk.  A-Gallery, Tallinn; Giardino Sonoro Limonaia del Imperialino, Florence 2005

Danner-Preis ’02 – lebendig & zeitlos  Kunstsammlung der Veste Coburg; Museum für angewandte Kunst, Prague. Arnoldsche 2002

Nocturnus
Preface by Kadri Mälk. Estonian Academy of Arts, Tallinn 2001

Unterwegs Foreword by Wieland Schmied and Helmut Gebhard, Text by Andres Kühne. Bayerische Akademie der Schönen Künste, Munich 2001

A View by Two – Contemporary Jewelry Preface by Phillp M. Johnston, Text by Louis Mueller. Rhode Island School of Design,
Museum of Art, Providence 2001

Alles Schmuck ( Collection of Inge and Elisabeth Asenbaum ) Texts by Erika Keil, Brigitte Felderer, Herbert Lachmayer, Zaha Hadid, Patrik Schumacher, Mark Cousins, Michael Lang, Museum für Gestaltung, Zurich 2000

The Ego Adorned – 20th Century Artists’ Jewelry Preface by Camile Paulus. Preamble and Introduction by Jan Walgrave.
Koningin Fabiolazaal, Antwerp  2000

Brooching It Dipomatically – a Tribute to Madeleine K. Albright Introduction by Helen W. Drutt English. Essay by Wendy Steiner.
Travelled from 1998 to 2001

Secret de Bijoux Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Paris 1999

La Renaissance du Bijou
  Galerie Piltzer, Paris 1999

Korea – Germany:
Koreanisch-Deutsche Zeitgenössische Schmuck und Gerät Ausstellung. Foreword by Ralph Turner and Paul Derrez. Seoul 1996

Jewelry in Europe and America – New Times, New Thinking Ralph Turner, British Crafts Council, London; National Museum of Wales, Cardiff. Thames & Hudson 1996

Schmuck unserer Zeit (1964-1993) Sammlung Helen Williams Drutt. Foreword by Sigrid Barten, Texts by Helen Williams Drutt and Peter Dormer. Museum Bellerive, Zurich 1994

SOFA Chicago. Helen Williams Drutt Gallery, Philadelphia 1994

Münchner Goldschmiede – Schmuck und Gerät
  Münchner Stadtmuseum, Munich 1993

Der Stamm des Tannenbaumes ist das Herz des Schmuckes (von innen nach aussen)

Text by Karola Grässlin. K-Raum Daxer, Munich 1992

Facet 1
Internationale Sieradenbiennale / International Jewellery Biennale. Preface by Wim van Krimpen, Introduction by Tracy Metz.
Kunsthal, Rotterdam, Snoeck-Ducaju & Zoon 1993

Schmuck - Die Sammlung der Danner-Stiftung Bestandskatalog. Foreword by Dr. Herbert Rüth. Texts by Michael Koch, Otto Künzli and Beat Wyss. Galerie für angewandte Kunst, Munich 1993

Joies Indissenyables Escola Massana, Barcelona 1992

Triennale du Bijou Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Paris. Editions du May 1992

Neoteric Jewelry
Snug Harbour Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY; Society for Contemporary Crafts, Pittsburgh; Museum of Art- Rhode Island School of Design, Providence 1991

Beauty is a Story Apology by Yvonne G.J.M. Joris. Text by Gert Staal. Museum Het Kruithuis, ‘s-Hertogenbosch;
Landcommanderij Alden Biesen, Bilzen Rijkhoven. Snoek-Ducaju & Zoon 1991

Danner Stiftung Text by Rolf Rüdiger Maschke. Benno and Therese Danner’sche  Kunstgewerbestiftung, Munich 1990

Schmuckszene ’90  Internationale Handwerksmesse, Munich 1990

Infinite Riches – Jewelry Through the Centuries Text by Cynthia Duval.  Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida 1989

New Art Forms Chicago International. Navy Pier, Chicago 1989

Zeitgenössische Schmuckkunst aus der Bundesrepublik Deutschland
Texts by Erika Billeter, Fritz Falk, Jens-Rüdiger Lorenzen, Sabine Strobel. Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen, Stuttgart 1989

Ornamenta 1 Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim 1989

Tragezeichen
Schmuck von Giampaolo Babetto, Manfred Bischoff, Falko Marx, Manfred Nisslmüller, Francesco Pavan, Bernhard Schobinger, Peter Skubic, Robert Smit. Konzeption: Peter Skubic. Foreword by Rolf Wedewer. Essay by Christoph Blase. Museum Schloss Morsbroich, Leverkusen 1988

Joieria Europea Contemporania Texts by Fritz Falk, Francesc Miralles, Daniel Giralt-Miracle and Peter Dormer. Fundacio Caixa de Pensions, Barcelona 1987

Schmuck – Zeichen am Körper Concept by Helmuth Gsöllpointner. Landesmuseum Francisco Carolinum, Linz, Falter Verlag 1987

Schmuck Werner Büttner – Manfred Bischoff Texte und Entwürfe Werner Büttner - Umsetzung Manfred Bischoff. Galerie Cada, Munich 1985

Jewelry International – Contemporary Trends Introduction by Paul J. Smith. Text by Helen Williams Drutt. American Craft Museum II, New York, NY 1984

Ando / Babetto / Bischoff / Marx Galerie Mattar, Köln 1984

Cross Currents – Jewellery from Australia, Britain, Germany & Holland Texts by Paul Derrez, Susanna Heron, Helge Larsen, Otto Künzli. Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, Powerhouse Museum, Sydney 1984

Gabriele Dziuba – Manfred Bischoff Galerie V&V, Vienna; Galerie Droschl, Graz; Galerie Cada, Munich 1984

Goethe-Institut Tokyo. Foreword by Wolfgang Längsfeld. Tokyo 1984

Sculpted Jewelry from Germany Goethe-Institut German Cultural Centre, Hong Kong 1982

Schmuck 1982 – Tendenzen? Fritz Falk. Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim 1982

Schmuck International (1900-1980) Idee, Gesamtleitung und Gestaltung: Peter Skubic. Künstlerhaus, Vienna 1980



B O O K S


Autorenschmuck Sammlung Katrin Basiner 2015

Metall 3  Estonian Academy of Arts, Tallinn 2014

Sconfinamenti – Digressions Piano Nobile dello Stabilmento Pedrocchi, Padua 2014

25 000 Jahre Schmuck  Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Prestel 2013

Contemporary Jewellers – Interviews with European Artists Roberta Bernabei. Berg Publishers 2011

On Jewellery – A Compendium of International Contemporary Art Jewellery Liesbeth den Besten. Arnoldsche 2011

Danner Stiftung Tätigkeitsbericht 2005

Camera Oscura Texts by Cornelia Lauf (ed.) and Ken Lum. Revolver Verlag 2004

Schmuck 2000, Rückblick und Visionen Essay about Manfred Bischoff by Johann-Peter Regelmann.  Ebner Verlag 2000

Schmuck Der Moderne – 1960-1998 Catalogue of the Modern Collection in the Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim. Preface by Fritz Falk. Introduction by Cornelie Holzach. Arnoldsche 1999

Schmuckgestaltung an der Akademie der bldenden Künste München, Ursula Kelz. VDG Weimar 1999

Schmuck Editionen 1996. Ebner Verlag 1996

Jewelry of Our Time – Art, Ornament and Obsession  Helen Drutt English, Peter Dormer. Thames & Hudson 1995

Schmücken Jens-Rüdiger Lorenzen. Arnoldsche 1995

Noon Panaroma. Manfred Bischoff für Ehinger-Schwarz. Foreword by Reinhold Ludwig 1993

Akersvika Addenda. Lillehammer 1993

The New Jewelry – Trends and Traditions Text by Peter Dormer. Thames & Hudson 1985




A R T I C L E S


Art Aurea – Sinnlichkeit und Humor mit Tiefgang Text by Wolfgang Lösche, March 2017

Sueddeutsche Zeitung - Pure Poesie Text by Ira Mazzoni, 03/09/2017

Art Aurea – Nachruf Text by Petra Hölscher, March 2015

Art Aurea –  Florentinische Schule by Federico Cavicchioli, Autumn 2010

Parnass – I represent Art what do you represent? Text by Claudia Lehner Jobst, February 2010

Kunsthandwerk & Design  – Personale: Manfred Bischoff Text by Cornelie Holzach, January 2007

Metalsmith 2003 – Metaphors in Metal Texts by Patricia Harris and David Lyon, March 2003

New York Times  – A Disturbing Jewelry Artist with the Midas Touch Text by Deborah Weisgall, 07/28/2002

Art Aurea – Der Neue Fromme Schmuck by Eva Vipotnik, March 1996

American Craft– Jewels in Modern Time coll. of Helen Drutt, by Lisa Hammel, March 1994

Art Aurea – Schmuck Szene München by Gudrun Meye, March 1993

Art Aurea – Artists + Concepts Text by Freddy Paul Grünert, April 1990

Ornamenta 1Journal  September 1989

Crafts – German Jewellery Juxtaposed by Paul Derrez, May 1989

Gold + Silber –  Bischoff, Dobler, Frahling text by Anna Frahling, June 1989

Gold + Silber – Manfred Bischoff, Gabi Dziuba September 1984

Gold + Silber –  Schmuck 1982 - Tendenzen? March 1983

Gold + Silber – Notizen aus München, Zeichnung + Resultat Text by Herrmann Jünger, May 1981



O N L I N E   A R T I C L E S


The Exit is at the Entrance
Art Jewellery Forum, Exhibition Review by Liesbeth den Besten, 04/10/2017

https://artjewelryforum.org/tribute-to-manfred-bischoff

Sensibility and a Profound Sense of Humour
Art Aurea, text by Wolfgang Lösche 03/02/2017
http://artaurea.com/2017/manfred-bischoff-sensibility-and-a-profound-sense-of-humor/

Alchimia blog
Isabel Dammermann 04/02/2016
https://alchimiablog.com/tag/isabel-dammermann/

In Memory of Manfred Bischoff
Art Jewellery Forum, Text by Karl Bollmann, 04/28/2015
https://artjewelryforum.org/articles-series/in-memory-of-manfred-bischoff

A Disturbing Jewelry Artist with the Midas Touch
New York Times, 07/28/2002
https://www.nytimes.com/2002/07/28/arts/art-architecture-a-disturbing-jewelry-artist-with-the-midas-touch.html


Manfred Bischoff
Hedendaagse Sieraden, 07/04/2018
https://hedendaagsesieraden.nl/2018/04/07/manfred-bischoff/

https://hedendaagsesieraden.nl/2018/04/07/manfred-bischoff/

https://hedendaagsesieraden.nl/2018/04/07/manfred-bischoff/


Courtesy Helen Drutt Archives: Philadelphia