Wagemann, Theo

Background: Theo is youngest of 7; father is a stone mason and runs a eating house.
Education: Volksschule and start tailoring; unfinished because of psychiatric illness.
Profession/occupation: a general dogsbody, assistent.
Art form/medium: drawing on all kinds of paper.
Start artwork: since 1977 in rest home.
Relevant info: 1933-45 in Nazi- psychiatric institute. Lives in parental home, later on in his sister’s house until 1976; periods of hospitalization.
(Solo-) exhibitions: 2003 Schloss Moyland, Bedburg-Hau, Theo. Eine Retrospektive.
Monograph: Stiftung Museum Schloss Moyland, Hrsg.; Theo. Eine Retrospektive, Bedburg-Hau 2003.

Theodor Wagemann
1918 Venwegen, Germany - 1998 Kevelaer, Germany