Peter Dreher

1932 · Germany

Artist biography

Peter Dreher is an established contemporary artist, who was born and brought up in Germany. Peter Dreher was born in 1932. Born in the same country and around the same year are Joseph Beuys, Hans Haacke, Gerhard Richter, Dieter Roth and Frank Auerbach.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Peter Dreher is represented and exhibited by two galleries, which are Alan Koppel Gallery in Chicago, the United States and Galerie Wagner + Partner in Berlin, Germany. Peter Dreher's work has most recently been exhibited at White Cube | Bermondsey in London (09 July 2019 until 24 August 2019) with the exhibition Three Propositions. Peter Dreher's other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions at; Tang Contemporary Art | Beijing in China (14 March 2020 - 30 April 2020) with the name Who Am I and Galerie Wagner + Partner in Germany (09 June 2017 - 15 July 2017) with the name Focus And Seriality.

Peter Dreher in private collections

Lorenzo Perini-Natali on Artland includes Peter Dreher's works, as well as other works produced by prominent figures of the Art world, such as Willy Spiller, Michele Gabriele, and Philipp Keel.

Further Biographical Context for Peter Dreher

Peter Dreher was born in 1932 and was largely inspired by the 1950s growing up. During the Post War period, New York City became the global focus for Modernism. During the Second World War, many artists had travelled to the city after having fled in exile from Europe, which resulted in a merging and amalgamation of abilities and ideas. Whilst in New York, influential Europeans such as Piet Mondrian, Josef Albers and Hans Hoffmann provided inspiration for American artists, and influenced cultural development in the United States for many decades that followed. Important artists of this period included Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Frank Kline, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still and Adolph Gottlieb. In later revisions, the contributions and efforts of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois have been recognised, amongst many other female creatives.

Peter Dreher

  • Artworks in Collections 1
  • Exhibitions 5

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