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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.”
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Fritz Schwegler

Biography
1935 born in Breech near Göppingen
Studies in Sculpting, Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste Stuttgart, and London
1972 und 1987 participation at "documenta"
1975-2001 professorship at Kunstakademie Düsseldorf
students included: Thomas Demand, Bogomir Ecker, Katharina Fritsch, Martin Honert, Thomas Huber, Norbert Rademacher, Georg Schreiber, Thomas Schütte
2014 died in Breech near Göppingen

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