1921 / 1923, Grötzingen bei Baden / Berlin2020 / 2011, Berlin

Biography

1921

Martin Matschinsky is born on the 4th of July in Grötzingen near Baden

1923

Brigitte Meier-Denninghoff is born the 2nd of June in Berlin

1940-1947

Matschinsky serves in the military and is later hold in war captivity

1943

Meier-Denninghoff studies at the Kunsthochschule Berlin in the class of Wilhelm Gerstel, later moves to Munich

1948

Matschinsky visits acting school in Munich

1949

Meier-Denninghoff is a founding member of ZEN 49, a movement by artists such as Rupprecht Geiger and Willi Baumeister

1952

Matschinsky and Meier-Denninghoff get to know each other at the experimental theater run by Gustav Rudolf Sellner in Darmstadt

1955

Marriage and start of their collective working process in Munich

1959

Famous for their participation at documenta II and the receiving of the Prix Bourdelle

1963

Their first sculpture in public space is commissioned by the Institute for anorganic chemics at Freie Universität Berlin

1970

Move to Berlin, sign their collective work solely with "Matschinsky-Denninghoff"

1987

Monumental work "Berlin" near the Berlin Europa Center is inaugurated

2011

On April 11th, Brigitte Matschinsky-Denninghoff dies in Berlin