Beate Kuhn

1927 Born in Düsseldorf
1947–1949 Studies art history at the University of Freiburg
1949–1951 Studies ceramics under Erika Opitz and H. K. Starke at the Wiesbaden School
  of Applied Fine Arts
1951–1953 Studies ceramics under Friedrich Theodor Schroeder at the Darmstadt School
  of Applied Fine Arts
1953–1956 Workshop in Lottstetten together with Karl Scheid
1953–1957 Porcelain designs for the firms of Rosenthal, Selb
1953–1972 Participates at the Internationale Messe in Frankfurt am Main
1957 Moves to Düdelsheim; builds an independent workshop on property owned by Karl Scheid
1968 Appointed member of the Académie internationale de la céramique, Geneva
   
 

Awards (Selection

1955 Sponsorship Prize of the German Ceramic Society
1955 Baden State Prize
1962 International Academy of Ceramics, Prague, silver medal
1967 Hessian State Prize
1997 Prize of the Lotte Reimers Foundation

 

 

Works in Public Collections (Selection)

  Baden State Museum, Karlsruhe
  Fine Arts Museum, Taipei
  Kestner-Museum, Hanover
  Mimar Sinan Üniversitesi, Istanbul
  Museum Boymans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam
  Museum for Art and Cultural History, Dortmund
  Museum of Applied Art, Frankfurt am Main
  Museum for Art and Industry, Hamburg
  Museum of Applied Art, Cologne
  National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
  The New Collection, State Museum of Applied Arts and Design, Munich
  Umeleckoprumyslové Muzeum, Prague
  Württemberg State Museum, Stuttgart
  Victoria and Albert Museum, London