1930, Erlbach/Vogtland2013, Dusseldorf

Biography

1930

Born on June 13th in Erlbach in Vogtland

1947-1948

Studies at Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Berlin

1948-1952

Studies at Kunstakademie Dresden

1954

After relocating to West Germany, Graubner continues his studies at Kunstakademie Düsseldorf

1964-1965

Art educator at Lessing-Gymnasium in Düsseldorf

1965

Lectureship at Hochschule für Bildende Künste in Hamburg

1968

Participates in Documenta 4 in Kassel

1969

Professorship for painting at Hochschule der Bildenden Künste in Hamburg

1971

Represents the federal republic of Germany at the Biennale of Sao Paulo

1973

Graubner becomes a member of the Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Berlin

1976

Professorship for free painting at Kunstakademie Düsseldorf

1980

Solo exhibition at Staatliche Kunsthalle, Baden-Baden

1982

Exhibits a five-part Farbraumkörper-ensemble in the German Pavilion at Venice Biennale

1987

Graubner receives the August-Macke-Preis of the city Meschede

1988

Receives Norddeutscher Kunstpreis creates two large paintings for the office of the Bundespräsident in Berlin, Schloss Bellevue

2013

Graubner dies in Neuss on May 24th