Gus Heinze

About

Gus Heinze (born 1926) is a German Photorealist painter whose compositions are composed using subdued, even layers of paint, achieving an incredibly realistic yet stylized appearance in which brushstrokes are hardly evident.

Biography

Gus Heinze was born in Bremen, Germany in 1926. Between the years 1947 – 1950, he studied at the Art Students League in New York City from 1947-1950 with Howard Trafton and Robert Ward Johnson and then the School for Visual Arts in New York City, studying with Robert Weaver.

Exhibition

2014 – “Photorealism: The Everyday Illuminated,” Jonathan Novak Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California

2011 – A Survey: 1995 – Present, Bernarducci.Meisel.Gallery, New York, New York

2010 – Plus One Gallery, London, United Kingdom

2009 – Means of Entry, Bernarducci.Meisel.Gallery, New York, New York

2006 – Bernarducci.Meisel.Gallery, New York, New York

2004 – David Klein Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan

2004 – One Plus Two Gallery, London, United Kingdom

2004 – Bernarducci.Meisel.Gallery, New York, New York

2003 – Modernism, San Francisco, California

2002 – Bernarducci.Meisel.Gallery, New York, New York

1999 – Mendenhall Gallery, Pasadena, California

1998 – Modernism, San Francisco, California

1997 – Mendenhall Gallery, Pasadena, California

1996 – Modernism, San Francisco, California

1995 – Galerie Redmann, Berlin, Germany

1994 – Modernism, San Francisco, California

1993 – Modernism, San Francisco, California

1992 – Cudahy’s Gallery, New York, New York

1991 – Modernism, San Francisco, California

1989 – Modernism, San Francisco, California

1988 – Modernism, San Francisco, California

1985 – William Sawyer Gallery, San Francisco. California

1985 – Ankrum Gallery, Los Angeles, California

1981 – M. Shore and Son Gallery, Santa Barbara, California

1981 – William Sawyer Gallery, San Francisco, California

1976 – Far Gallery, New York, New York

1973 – Gallery 3, Greenwich, Connecticut

1972 – Deecey Gallery, Greenwich, Connecticut

Links

Vimeo – “Gus Heinze” posted by Bernarducci.Meisel.Gallery

Sweet Station – “Gus Heinze” by Honey

Art Fund – “Photorealism” by Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

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