Max Uhlig

(* 1937)

Sonderborg has created only a few paintings in this intense colorfulness. With the primary colors blue, red and yellow he has set a diagonal from left to right above on the canvas. This gives rise to some circular movements. Traces of a wide squeegee and working traces of a narrower tool model the color. The title "26.4.68" indicates the date of creation. Like many artists of the so-called Informel, Sonderborg refrained from using a title that aroused associations and which he himself described as an "unbearably banal concession". At the same time, he thus emphasized the process of creation itself. (EW)


Max Uhlig. Die Fenster der Johannis-Kirche / The Windows of the St. John's Church

Erschienen anlässlich der Fertigstellung der Glasfenster; ausführliche Einblicke in den Entstehungsprozess; 100 z.T. ganzseitige Farbabbildungen, mit Ausklapptafel; 23x28 cm

Authors: Annegret Laabs

ISBN: 3777436577

Publisher: Hirmer Verlag GmbH

Medium: Hardcover

Dimensions: 23 x 28 cm

illustrations: 100

pages: 152

Price: 29,90 €

Max Uhlig. Kunstpreis zu Ehren von Karl Schmidt-Rottluff Chemnitz 2020

Festschrift anlässlich der Verleihung des Schmidt-Rottluff Kunstpreises an Uhlig; Hrsg. 'Stiftung zu Ehren von Karl Schmidt-Rottluff Chemnitz'; 179 Seiten, 31,5x23,5 cm

Authors: Beiträge von 38 Laudatoren, darunter Hedwig Döbele

ISBN: 3981004086

Publisher: Verlag Kraussrheinhardt GmbH

Medium: Softcover

Dimensions: 31,5 x 23,5 cm

Language: Deutsch

pages: 179

Price: 39,00 €

Max Uhlig. Vor der Natur gewachsen

Hochwertig gestalteter Katalog mit Schutzumschlag und 133 Abbildungen, erschienen anlässlich der gleichnamigen Ausstellung, 1.07. - 26.1.0. 2014, Kunstmuseum Kloster Unser Lieben Frauen Magdeburg; 23,5x27 cm


ISBN: 3777422800

Publisher: Hirmer Verlag GmbH

Medium: Hardcover

Dimensions: 23,5 x 27 cm

illustrations: 133

pages: 168

Price: 34,90 €

Max Uhlig. Aquarelle und farbige Zeichnungen aus drei Jahrzehnten

Katalog zur gleichnamigen Ausstellung bei Galerie Döbele Dresden, 17.04. - 02.07. 2011; mit 40 Farbabbildungen; 22x26 cm

Authors: Renate Wiehager

ISBN: 3942422476

Publisher: Sandstein Verlag

Medium: Softcover

Dimensions: 22 x 26 cm

Language: deutsch

illustrations: 40

pages: 64

Price: 10,00 €


born in Dresden
1951 - 1954
Apprenticeship as graphic designer and type painter
1954 - 1955
Typewriter at the Technical University of Dresden
1955 - 1960
Studium an der Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden, hauptsächlich bei Hans-Theo Richter und Max Schwimmer
1961 - 1963
Master student with Hans-Theo Richter at the German Academy of Arts Berlin
Marriage to Annette Schäfer, three children
freelance artist (painter, draftsman, graphic artist)
1966 - 1979
Part-time work as a hand printer for lithography and etching to earn a living
1973 - 1984
Working stays in Mecklenburg (Lübkow, later Krukow near Penzlin)
Prize at the Sixth British International Print Biennale, Bradford
1982 - 1988
Working stays in Deutschneudorf during the summer months
Käthe Kollwitz Prize of the German Academy of Arts Berlin
Guest lecturer at the Academy of Fine Arts in Nuremberg
Visiting Professor at the International Academy of Art and Design Pentiment, Hamburg

2nd prize of the 21ª Bienal Internacional de São Paulo

1991 - 2011
each autumn and spring working stays in the South of France
Honorary Prize at the 10th Norsk International Print Triennal, Fredrikstad, Norway
1995 - 2002
Professorship at the Dresden University of Fine Arts, head of a painting and graphic arts class
1995 - 1996
Appointed as a founding member of the Saxon Academy of Arts
Destruction of numerous works by an all-encompassing studio fire at the Künstlerhaus Dresden-Loschwitz
Order of Merit of the State of Saxony

Hans-Theo Richter Prize of the Saxon Academy of Arts

Portrait of the German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder

Prize at the 1st International Biennale Neues Aquarell, Fulda

Marriage with Angela Simon

Art award of the state capital Dresden
Guest of Honor of the German Academy Rome (Villa Massimo)

Art Award of the artists of the Great Art Exhibition of North Rhine-Westphalia, Düsseldorf

Invitation from SanShang Art and Art Shanghai to a working symposium in China.

Prize at the 14th International Print Biennial Seoul
several trips to China
Prize at the 15th Space International Print Biennial Seoul
Start of the project to design the gothic windows of St. John's Church in Magdeburg as part of the reconstruction project
2014 - 2017
Execution of painting on glass for 14 windows of St. John's Church in the glass studios Derix, Taunusstein
Donation of numerous works of art as well as the residential and studio house in Dresden to the Cultural Foundation of the Free State of Saxony for the establishment of an international artists' residence.
Inauguration of the glass windows in St. John's Church Magdeburg
Art Award in honor of Karl Schmidt-Rottluff Chemnitz