MANFRED BISCHOFF

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



Born November 7, 1947, Schömberg, Calw, Germany
Died March 30, 2015, Siena, Italy

EDUCATION

1972-77 Fachhochschule für Gestaltung, Pforzheim, Prof. Reinhold Reiling
1977-82 Akademie der Bildenden Künste München, Prof. Hermann Jünger

LECTURESHIPS

2000-10 Teaching at Alchimia School, Florence
2000 Rhode Island School of Design, Providence
1999 Gerrit Rietveld Akademie, Amsterdam
1997 Escola Massana , Barcelona
1995 Zeichenakademie, Hanau
1990 Escola Massana, Barcelona / Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Munich
1989 Rhode Island School of Design, Providence / Harbourfront Museum, Toronto
1988 Fachhochschule für Gestaltung, Schwäbisch Gmünd / Royal College of Art, London

R E L A T E D   P R O F E S S I O N A L   E X P E R I E N C E

1992-98 Freelance-Design for Ehinger-Schwarz, Ulm

A W A R D S

2005 Bavarian States Prize, Munich
2002 Artist in Residence, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston
2002 Danner Prize, Munich
1992 Francoise van den Bosch Prize, Amsterdam
1987 Prize, Bayerische Akademie der Schönen Künste, Munich
1983-84 Scholarship for Study in Florence, Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst, Bonn
1982 Prize for Young Artists, State of Bavaria

Selected Solo Exibitions

2017 "Hommage an Manfred Bischoff", Galerie Handwerk, Munich
2016 "Helpless in Gold", MAEC, Museo dell'Accademia Etrusca, Cortona (cat.)
2015 Memorial Exhibition, Philadelphia Museum of Art, courtesy Helen W.Drutt Family Collection, Philadelphia
2012 Manfred Bischoff, Miami / Basel Design, Galleria Antonella Villanova, Basel (cat.)
2011 "Schmuck 2011 - Klassiker der Moderne", Sonderschau der 63. Internationalen Handwerksmesse München,
  Munich & Espace Solidor, Cagnes-sur-Mer (cat.)
2006 "Personale" Manfred Bischoff, Schmuck + Zeichnung, Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim (cat.)
2005 "Organiche Astrazioni", Oratorio di San Rocco, Padua
2004 Galerie Sofie Lachaert, Tielrode
  "Organic Abstraction", Marijke Studio, Padua
2003 Galerie Louise Smit, Kunstrai Amsterdam
2002 "Manfred Bischoff", Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston (cat.)
2000 "Jewelry and Drawings by Manfred Bischoff", The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii
  "Gold!", Camera Oscura, curated by Cornelia Lauf, San Casciano dei Bagni
1999 "Portraits – Contemporary Jewelry", Helen Drutt Gallery, Philadelphia
  Galerie Louise Smit, Amsterdam
  Galerie Tiller & Ernst, Vienna
1998 Galerie Sofie Lachaert, Antwerp
1997 Galerie Magari, Barcelona
  Galerie Herta Zaunschirm, Zurich
1994 SOFA, Helen Drutt, Chicago
1993 "üb ersetzen", Museum Het Kruithuis, 's–Hertogenbosch (cat.)
1989 Galerie Louise Smit, Amsterdam
1987 Manfred Bischoff / Gabi Dziuba, Galerie Louise Smit, Amsterdam
1985 "Schmuck: Manfred Bischoff / Werner Büttner", Galerie Cada, Munich (cat.)
1984 "Manfred Bischoff / Gabi Dziuba", Galerie V&V, Vienna; Galerie Droschl, Graz; Galerie Cada, Munich (cat.)

Selected Group Exibitions

2017 "The Jewelry of Ideas : The Susan Grant Lewin Collection", Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York (cat.)
2016-17 "Beyond Bling", Jewelry from the Lois Boardmann Collection, LA County Museum of Art, Los Angeles (cat.)
2016 "Private Confessions", Coda Museum Apeldoorn; 2017: Museum Villa Stuck, Munich (cat.)
2015 "Schmuck 1970-2015 Sammlung Bollmann", MAK, Österreichisches Museum für angewandte Kunst, Vienna (cat.)
2014 "The Bright House", Tenimenti Luigi d'Alessandro, Cortona
2013 "Salute to Pinton", Villa de Bondt, Gent; Espace Solidor, Ville de Cagnes-sur-Mer
  "Neuer Schmuck für die Götter", Galerie Handwerk – Staatliche Antikensammlungen, Munich
  Manfred Bischoff / Bruno Martinazzi, Galerie Maurer Zilioli, Munich
2007-09 "Ornament as Art" – Avant-Garde Jewelry from the Helen Williams Drutt Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (cat.)
2008 "Vielleicht", Gabi Dziuba / Manfred Bischoff, Galerie Biro, Munich
2005 "Schmuck 2005", Internationale Handwerksmesse München, Munich
  “Twilight”, Tallinn, Estonia (cat.)
  "Maker, Wearer, Viewer, Contemporary European Jewellery" The Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow,
  The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh & Galerie Marzee, Nijmegen (cat.)
  "Nomad Room", Centro Cultural de Belem, Lisbon (cat.)
  "Jewellery Schiedam's Choice", Stedelijk Museum Schiedam (cat.)
2002 "Jewelry Avant-Garde. Sources. Parallels", The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
2001 "A View by Two: Contemporary Jewelry", Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence (cat.)
  Bayerische Akademie der Schönen Künste, Munich (cat.)
2000 "The Ego Adorned: 20th Century Artist's Jewellery", Koningin Fabiolazaal, Antwerp (cat.)
  "Alles Schmuck", Inge and Elisabeth Asenbaum Collection, Museum für Gestaltung, Zurich (cat.)
  Kunstrai 2000, Galerie Louise Smit, Amsterdam
1999 "Secret de Bijoux", Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Paris (cat.)
1998 "Brooching it Diplomatically": A Tribute to Madeleine K. Albright, organized by Helen Drutt, Philadelphia, travelled internationally, 1998- 2001 (cat.)
1996 MAK, Österreichisches Museum für angewandte Kunst, Vienna
  "New Times, New Thinking: Jewelry in Europe and America", British Crafts Council, London; National Museum of Wales, Cardiff (cat.)
1995 "Il Design nel Gioielllo", showroom Baleri, Milan
1994 "A Moveable Feast 1964-1994", Helen Williams Drutt Collection, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
  "Schmuck unserer Zeit 1964-1994": Helen Williams Drutt Collection, Museum Bellerive, Zurich (cat.)
1993 "Contemporary Jewelry 1964-1993: Selected Works", Helen Williams Drutt Collection, The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock
  "Facet I", Internationale Sieradenbiennale, Kunsthal, Rotterdam (cat.)
  "Schmuck: Die Sammlung der Danner-Stiftung", Galerie für angewandte Kunst, Munich (cat.)
  "Münchner Goldschmiede: Schmuck und Gerät 1993", Münchner Stadtmuseum, Munich (cat.)
1992-93 "Korun Kieli" (The Language of Jewelry) 1964-1992: Helen Williams Drutt Collection,
  Röhsska Konstslöjdmuseet, Gothenburg; Taideteollisuusmuseo, Helsinki
1992 "Joies Indissenyables", Escola Massana, Barcelona (cat.)
  "Der Stamm des Tannenbaumes ist das Herz des Schmuckes (von innen nach aussen)", K-Raum Daxer, Munich (cat.)
  Kunstrai 92, Galerie Louise Smit, Amsterdam
  "Sieraden", Centrum Beeldende Kunst, Groningen
  "Triennale du Bijou", Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Paris (cat.)
1991 "Beauty is a Story", Museum Het Kruithuis, 's-Hertogenbosch (cat.)
1990 "Schmuckszene '90", Internationale Handwerksmesse München, Munich (cat.)
1989 "British Jewellery - German Jewellery", Crafts Council Gallery, London (travelling exhibition)
  "Zeitgenössische Schmuckkunst aus der Bundesrepublik Deutschland", Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen, Stuttgart (cat.)
  "Ornamenta 1", Schmuckmuseum, Pforzheim (cat.)
  "Infinite Riches: Jewelry Through the Centuries", Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida (cat.)
1988 "Tragezeichen", Museum Schloss Morsbroich, Leverkusen (cat.)
1987 "Joieria Europea Contemporania", Fundacio Caixa de Pensions, Barcelona (cat.) 
  ”Schmuck, Zeichen am Körper“, Francisco Carolinum Museum, Linz (cat.)
1984 "Cross Currents: Jewellery from Australia, Britain, Germany, Holland", Powerhouse Museum, Sydney (traveling exhibition) (cat.)
  "Jewelry International: Contemporary Trends", American Craft Museum II, New York
  "Ando Babetto Bischoff Marx", Galerie Mattar, Köln (cat.)
1982 "Schmuck 82-Tendenzen?", Schmuckmuseum, Pforzheim (cat.)
  Goethe Institut, Hong Kong (cat.)
1981 "Schmuck", Studio f, Ulm
1980 "8 Goldschmiede, 8 Orafi", Galerie Albrecht, Bozen
  "Schmuck International 1900-1980", Künstlerhaus, Vienna (cat.)

P U B L I C   C O L L E C T I O N S

Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Rose-Asenbaum Collection
Die Neue Sammlung - The Design Museum. Permanent Loan from the Danner Foundation, Munich
Design Museum den Bosch, s’Hertogenbosch
Kunstgewerbemuseum Berlin
Powerhouse Museum Sydney
RISD Museum, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence
Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, The Francoise van den Bosch Collection
Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, Donna Schneier Collection
Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Helen Williams Drutt Collection
Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Daphne Farago Collection
Museum of Art and Design, NY
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, NY, Susan Grant Levin Collection
Los Angeles County Museum, Los Angeles, Lois Boardman Collection
Victoria & Albert Museum, London, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery

Numerous private collections throughout Europe and United States


Courtesy Helen Drutt Archives: Philadelphia




Mark