(1915 - 1990)
Mathias Goeritz was active/lived in Mexico, Spain, Germany. Mathias Goeritz is known for sculpture, painting, teaching.
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Mathias Goeritz (complete name according to Spanish-speaking manner: Werner Mathias Goeritz Brunner) was born April 4, 1915 in Danzig, Germany, now in Poland. He died August 4, 1990 in Mexico City. He was a well-known Mexican painter and sculptor of German origin. After spending much of the 1940s in North Africa and Spain, Goeritz and his wife, photographer Marianne Gast, immigrated to Mexico in 1949.
Mathias Goeritz spent his childhood in Berlin. He began studying philosophy and the history of art at Berlin's Friedrich-Wilhelm-Universität, now known as the Humboldt University of Berlin, in 1934. Goeritz received a doctorate in art history from this institution in 1940. His doctoral dissertation on the nineteenth-century
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