Self portrait of Dieter Masuhr

Dieter Masuhr, painter, born 1938, independent since 1961. Also writer, architect, typographer, traveller, lecturer, translator of Latin-American poetry.

Exhibitions
1975 Mittelrheinmuseum, Koblenz; 1978 Lehmbruckmuseum, Duisburg; 1981 Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst, Berlin; 1983 Managua; 1985 Haus am Lützowplatz, Berlin; 1985 Haus im Körnerpark, Berlin; 1987 Athen; 1988 Telnieku Nams, Riga; 1995 Galerie Mennonitenkirche, Neuwied. - Participation in group exhibitions. - Regular gallery exhibitons, last in 2001 at Galerie Fischer Reinhardt, Berlin. - Catalogues to exhibitions.

Books:

Written and illustrated by Dieter Masuhr:
In 1979 draws portraits of fighting guerrilleros during the war against dictator Somoza in Nicaragua, published as Die Augen der Guerrilleros in Germany 1979; in Nicaragua, 1984; in Japan, 1989. -
Children's book Fidibus und Übermut, 1991. -
In 1994 drives trucks to Bosnia to draw portraits of beleaguered muslims during Bosnian War, later described in the novel Eine Reise nach Bihac, 1994. -
Translation of Latin-American Poetry.

Published in collaboration with Nicolas Born:
Das Auge des Entdeckers, 1972. -
Oton und Iton, 1973.

Published in collaboration with Peter Schultze-Kraft:
Die Entdeckung Westindiens, 1989. - Die Berge hinter den Bergen, children's stories from Latin-America, 1983. - Translation of poetry of Gonzalo Rojas, Chile: Am Grund von alledem schläft ein Pferd, 1993.

Published in collaboration with Martin Kurbjuhn:
Staatsgäste, 1988.

Books illustrated:
Sergio Ramírez Vom Vergnügen des Präsidenten, 1981. - Sergio Ramírez Die Spur der Caballeros, 1981. - Johann Peter Hebel Ein Wort gibt das andere, 1982. - Sergio Ramírez De tropeles y tropelías, 1983. - Die Spur deines Blutes im Schnee by Gabriel García Marquez, 1991. - Der Stechlin by Theodor Fontane with portraits of today's nobility, 1998.

Moreover:
Short stories published in literary magazines. - Writes stories on the adventures of painting (unpublished). - Poetry. - Essays. -

 
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