1940, Dessaulives and works in Düsseldorf

Biography

1940   

Born in Dessau as Klaus Wolf Knoebel

1962 – 1964    

Attendance of the Werkkunstschule Darmstadt together with his friend Imi (Rainer) Giese

1964   

Change to the Düsseldorf Art Academy together with Imi Giese in the class of Joseph Beuys

1966 – 1969    

Knoebel and Giese use the pseudonym "Imi + Imi" and are provided with their own studio “Raum 19” (room 19) by Beuys at the academy, at times also used by Jörg Immendorff and Blinky Palermo

2006   

Honorary Doctor of the Friedrich Schiller University Jena

2011   

Awarded the Kythera Prize