Daniel Spoerri

Daniel Spoerri is a Swiss visual artist, dancer and director of Romanian origin. He is one of the most important representatives of object art, co-founder of the artist group Nouveau Réalisme and is considered the inventor of Eat Art. Other representatives of Eat Art – in collaboration with Spoerri – were André Thomkins and Dieter… Continue reading Daniel Spoerri

Kurt Scheele

Kurt Scheele (* May 19, 1905 in Frankfurt am Main; † November 9, 1944 near Smolensk) was a German painter and wood engraver. His undestroyed oeuvre comprises around 330 woodcuts, 150 oil paintings, watercolors, gouaches, copper engravings, brush and pen drawings, as well as several literary works. Kurt Scheele achieved international recognition in the 1930s.… Continue reading Kurt Scheele

Jochen Piepmeyer

Chaos and order. Movement and tranquility. Light and dark. Warmth and cold. Life and death. Jackson Pollock and Barnett Newman. Contrasts, opposites, polarities. Mutually exclusive, yet mutually conditional. One can only be experienced through the existence of the other. Warmth can only be perceived as such because one has knowledge of the cold. One becomes… Continue reading Jochen Piepmeyer

Marc Cavell

Marc Cavell (1911 – 1989) was a British-French painter and object artist of the 20th century. He was born in England in 1911 and spent much of his life in Paris, where he worked as an artist and had a distinguished career. Cavell studied at the Slade School of Fine Art in London, where he… Continue reading Marc Cavell

Heinz Loew

Heinz Loew (1903 – 1981) is a student at the Bauhaus from 1926 to 1929 (with Albers, Klee, Kandinsky and Moholy-Nagy), 1926/27 in the stage workshop with Schlemmer, 1927-1930 in the sculpture workshop with Schmidt. 1928 Design of a “Mechanical Showcase” for the showcase at the Grassimuseum in Leipzig. 1932 Joint studio with Franz Ehrlich… Continue reading Heinz Loew

Hannes Grosse

Hannes Grosse (b. 1932 Berlin), studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich. He moved his studio to Paris in 1962, and then worked in New York and Mexico. Hannes Grosse is one of the well-known German artists of the 60s and 70s. He is a representative of hard-edge painting, who caused a sensation… Continue reading Hannes Grosse

Max Uhlig

Max Uhlig (b. 19379 is a German painter, especially devoted to portraits, everyday and landscape motifs. He was a professor of painting at the Hochschule für Bildende Künste in Dresden. From 1955 to 1960, Uhlig studied at the Dresden College of Fine Arts with Hans Theo Richter and Max Schwimmer. Black and white or in… Continue reading Max Uhlig

Franz Lenk

With his landscape paintings and still lifes, Franz Lenk (1898-1968) is one of the most important representatives of the “New Objectivity” of the 1920s and 1930s in Germany. Unlike Dix, Barlach, Kolllwitz and many other important artists, he remained in Germany and went into “Inner Emigration”.

Siegfried Ebeling

From 1924 to 1925 he studied at the Bauhaus in Weimar under Wassily Kandinsky and Marcel Breuer, with whom he was also friends. In 1926, he published his architectural theory paper “Der Raum als Membran” (“Space as Membrane”), which caused a great stir among experts. In it, he described the house wall as a semi-permeable… Continue reading Siegfried Ebeling

Sonia Delaunay

The Russian-French painter was an important artist of the abstract style. She is considered a pioneer of Geometric Abstraction. In her works Sonia Delaunay-Terk emphasized colors and light – following the famous example of the Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh. She was also engaged in theatrical decorations, fabric designs and costumes. She was married in… Continue reading Sonia Delaunay