Gerald Weigel

1925 Born in Rudolstadt
1940–1947 Trains as a ceramic modeller; interrupted by military service
1954–1959 Works at the workshop of Elfriede Balzar-Kopp, Höhr-Grenzhausen
1961–1967 Joint workshop with Gotlind Weigel, Mainz
1967–1973 Joint workshop in Nisterau-Bach
1972 Named to the Académie internationale de la céramique, Geneva
1973 Moves the joint workshop to Gabsheim
1983 Founding member of "Gruppe 83"
   
 

Awards

2004 Rhineland-Palatinate State Prize
1989 Max Laeuger Prize of the City of Lörrach
   
 

Awards for Gerald and Gotlind Weigel

1966 International Applied Arts, Stuttgart, award
1967 International Ceramics, Istanbul, silver medal
1969 Bavarian State Prize
1980 Rhineland-Palatinate State Prize

 

 

Works in Public Collections by Gerald
and Gotlind Weigel (Selection)

  Fine Arts Museum, Taipei
  Focke Museum, Bremen
  Hetjens-Museum, Düsseldorf
  Incheon World Ceramic Center, Korea
  Kestner-Museum, Hanover
  Mimar Sinan Üniversitesi, Istanbul
  Museum Boymans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam
  Museum for Art and Cultural History, Dortmund
  Museum for Applied Arts, Gera
  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
  Victoria and Albert Museum, London
  Württemberg State Museum, Stuttgart