On November 23, 2018, the famous Düsseldorf gallery owner Alfred Schmela would have celebrated his hundredth birthday. To mark this occasion, the Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen is organizing an exhibition that shows the wide-ranging network of this “pioneer of the avant-garde.”

Karl Otto Götz

1914 born in Aachen
1933 first abstract work
1948–1953 publisher of the magazine “Meta”
1952 exhibition “Quadriga” with Otto Greis, Heinz Kreutz and Bernard Schultz
1959 participation at documenta II
1959–1979 professorship at Staatliche Kunstakademie Düsseldorf
1995–2001 ceramic work
llives and works in Wolfenacker/Westerwald

K.O. Götz

Publications of the artist

Program series