Born 1941 in Stuttgart – died 1970 in Beilstein near Stuttgart.
Moved to Munich 1961, where he began to paint as an autodidact in the environment of the artistic group "SPUR". Joined the Situationist International, a culturally revolutionary movement founded by Guy Debord and Asger Jorn. Since 1962 numerous solo and group exhibitions mainly in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Dedicated artist's room in the permanent show at Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich. 2010/11 major retrospective of Uwe Lausen at Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Museum Villa Stuck, Munich, Sammlung Falckenberg, Hamburg. Represented in collections of the most renowned museums of Germany.
Recommended literature: Catalogue Raisonné of the paintings, Selima Niggl, "Uwe Lausen. Werkverzeichnis der Gemälde 1961-1969", Bremen 2010, Catalogue of exhibition "Uwe Lausen. Bilder, Zeichnungen, Texte", Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich 1984
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