Biography

Markus Raetz

Born

1941

Bern, Switzerland. Currently resides in Bern

Selected One-person Exhibitions

1960

Théâtre de Poche, Biel, Switzerland
1966 Galerie Toni Gerber, Bern
1967 Galerie Toni Gerber, Bern
Galerie Feliz Handschin, Basel
1969 Galerie Bruno Bischofberger, Zurich
Galerie Toni Gerber, Bern
Galerie Mickery, Loenersloot
1970 Centrum voor Kommunikatie, Utrecht, Holland
Galerie Toni Gerber, Bern
Galerie Mickery, Loenersloot
1971 Galerie Herzog, Büren, an der Aare, Holland
Galerie Loeb, Bern
Galerie Diagramma, Milano, Italy
Galerie Mollenhoff, Koln, Germany
1972 Galerie Renée Ziegler, Zurich
Kunstmuseum, Basel
Cabinet des estampes, Genève
Galerie Renée Ziegler, Genève
Galerie Toni Gerber, Bern
Galerie Seriaal, Amsterdam
1973 Galerie Pablo Stähli, Lucerne
Goethe-Institut, Amsterdam
1974 Galerie Toni Gerber, Bern
1975 Galerie Pablo Stähli, Zurich
Kunstmuseum, Lucerne
Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Johanneum, Graz, Austria
Kunsthaus, Zurich
1976 Galerie Toni Gerber, Bern
Galerie Seriaal, Amsterdam
1977 Galerie Herzog, Büren, an der Aare, Holland
Galerie Toni Gerber, Bern
Kunstmuseum, Basel
Kunsthalle, Bern
Sao Paulo Biennale, Brazil
1979 Galerie Herzog, Büren, and der Aare, Holland
Galerie Pablo Stähli, Zurich
Stedlijk Museum, Amsterdam
1980 Galleria Lucio Amelio, Naples
1981 Kunsthaus, Aarau
Kunstverein, Kassel
Galerie Krinzinger, Innsbruck, Austria
Galerie nächst St. Stephan, Vienna
Galerie Farideh Cadot, Paris
1982 DAAD-Galerie, Berlin
Kunsthaus, Basel
1983 "Markus Raetz: Arbeiten/Travaux/Works, 1971-1981", Kunsthalle, Basel
Traveled to Musée d'Arte Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris; Le
Nouveau Musée, Villeurbanne, France; Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany
1984 Galerie Pablo Stähli, Zurich
1986 "Markus Raetz: Arbeiten 1962-1986", Kunsthaus, Zurich. Traveled to
Kolnischer Kunstverein, Koln; Moderna Museet, Stockholm
1987 Farideh Cadot Gallery, New York
1988 The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
Brooke Alexander Gallery, New York
1989 Museum fur Gegenwartskunst, Basel
1990 San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA
1991 Galerie Pablo Stähli, Zurich
1992 "Markus Raetz: Les Estampes/die Druckgraphik/the Prints, 1957-1991", Cabinet des estampes, Genève, Switzerland
"Markus Raetz: Sculpture", Brooke Alexander, New York, NY
Galerie Farideh, Cadot, Paris
1993 Valencia, IVAM Centre Julio Gonzalez; London, Serpentine Gallery
(1994)
1994 Serpentine Gallery, London
Paris, Centre cultural Suisse; Gravelines, Musee de l'estampe
Galerie Franck & Schulte, Berlin
Galleria Monica de Cardenas, Mailand
Galerie Farideh Cadot, Paris
Genf, Musee Rath
1998 Gallerie Francesca Pia, Bern
Galleria Periferia, Poschiavo
Lissabon, Museum Calouste Gulbenkian, Centro de Arte Moderna Jose de
Azeredo Perdigao (mit Michaelangelo Pistoletto and Pieter Mol)
1999 Gallery Brooke Alexander, New York
Galeria Monica de Cardenas? (either 1999 or 2000)
2000 Galerie Farideh Cadot, Paris
Galleria Monica De Cardenas, Milano
2001 "Markus Raetz", Arts Club of Chicago and University of
Massachussetts, Amherst
Crown Point Press, "Markus Raetz", San Francisco
2004 Galleria Monica De Cardenas, Milano
Galerie Farideh Cadot, Paris
2005 Kunsthaus Aarau, Aarau
2006 Galleria Monica De Cardenas, Zuoz
Farideh Cadot Associé, Paris
Le Carré d'Art, Nîmes

Selected Group Exhibitions

1965

"Bern 65", Galerie Knoll, Bern; and Galerie Paleete, Zurich
"4", Biennale des Jeunes, Paris
Kunsthalle, Bern
1966 "New Tendencies in Europe", Université Lavalle, Quebec
Kunsthalle, Bern
"Berger-Distel-Raetz-Vogeli-Weber-Werro", Galerie Swart, Amsterdam
"Under 40", Galerie d'Art Moderne, Basel
1967 "Science Fiction", Kunsthalle, Bern
1968 "Documenta 4", Kassel
Kunsthaus, Zurich
"Kunst 68", Galerie Felix Handschin, Basel
"Kunstler", Neue Galerie, Linz, Tournee
1969 "22 Young Swiss Artists", Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Traveled to
Kunsthalle, Bern
"Prospect 69", Städtische Kunsthalle, Dusseldorf
"Attitudes", Galerie Mickery, Loenersloot; Galerie Felix Handschin, Basel.
"Konzeption-Conception", Schloss Morsbroich, Leverkusen
1970 "Information", The Museum of Modern Art, New York
"Between Man and Matter", Tokyo Biennale, Tokyo, Japan
"Joseph Beuys, Michael Buthe, Franz Eggenschwiler (and Konrad Vetter
and Robert Walti), Markus Raetz, Diter Rot.", Kunstmuseum, Lucerne
1971 "7", Biennale des Jeunes, Paris
"Situation-Concept", Galerie nacht St. Stephan, Wein
"Swiss Art of Today", Kongresshaus, Davos
"The Swiss Avantgarde", Cultural Center, New York
"Raetz, La Monte, Young, Nauman", Galerie Diagramma, Mailand
1972 "31 Contemporary Swiss Artists", Grand Palais, Paris
"Metamorphosis of the Object", Kunsthalle, Basel, Switerland
Documenta 5, Kassel, Germany
"Contemporary Swiss Art", Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
1975 Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Kunsthalle, Bern
1976 "Drawing Now", Kunsthaus, Zurich
Kunstmuseum, Bern
1977 Biennale, Sao Paulo
1979 Fundatie Kunsthuis, Amsterdam
1980 Venice Biennale
Kunsthaus, Zurich
1981 Kunstmuseum, Lucerne
1982 "Instant Fotografie", Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
" '60 - '80 - Attitudes/Concepts/Images", Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
"Documenta 7", Kassel, Germany
1984 "An International Survey of Recent Paintings and Sculpture", The
Museum of Modern Art, New York
"Skulptur im 20", Jahrhundert, Merian-Park, Bruglingen-Basel
1985 "Cross-Currents in Swiss Art", Serpentine Gallery, London
Promenades, Parc Lulin, Genf
1987 "Lead", Hirschl & Adler Modern, New York
1988 Venice Biennale
1990 8 Biennale, Sydney
1991 Cabinet des estampes, Genève
"Visionare Schweiz", Kunsthaus Zurich; Museo Nacional Centro de Reina
Sofia, Madrid, Kunsthalle Dusseldorf
1992 "Artscape Nordland", Lofoten, Norwegen
1993 "Sculpture and Multiples", Brooke Alexander Editions, New York
"Tayama Now '93 – Art Scene in Central Europe", The Museum of Modern Art, Toyama
1994 Gallerie Franck & Schulte, Berlin
1998 "Szenenweehsel", Museum fur Modern Kunst, Frankfurt
"13 Raume fur Zeichmung- Schweizer Zeichmung des 20, Jahrhunderts", Kunstverein Frankfurt und Rupertinum, Salzburg
Biennale Sao Paulo
1999 "Searchlight: Consciousness at the Millennium"
San Francisco, CCAC (California College Of Arts and Crafts Catalogue)
2001 "Exposition Collective", Gallerie Guy Bärtschi, Genf
2003 "The Endless Enigma. Dali and the magicians of multiple meaning", Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf
2004 Raetz, Roth, Polke, Kunstmuseum Bern
2005 "Eyes, Lies and Illusions", Hayward Gallery, London
2006 D'ombra/The Shadow, curated by Lea Vergine, Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena; MAN Nuoro

Awards

1963

Swiss Federal Scholarship for Fine Arts
1964 Louise Aeschlimann Scholarship
Keifer-Hablitzel Scholarship
1965 Swiss Federal Scholarship for Fine Arts
1966 Louise Aeschlimann Scholarship
1967 "Jeune gravure Suisse", City of Geneva
1970 Dutch Scholarship, Swiss Confederation
1988 "Triennale fur Originalgraphie", Grenchen
1991 BCG Prize, Geneva