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Introduction
Günther Förg (5 December 1952 – 5 December 2013) was a German painter, graphic designer, sculptor and photographer. His abstract style was influenced by American abstract painting.
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Q561184
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Introduction
Born in Füssen, Germany, in 1952, Förg studied at the Academy of Fine Arts Munich. There, he first began to explore monochrome painting and, in the early 1980s, moved to assemblage and photography, usually of architectural subjects. From 1992 to 1999, he taught at the Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung in Karlsruhe and also in Munich. Prolific artist who worked in many disciplines. He produced monochromatic paintings in the 1970s, architectural photographs, and sculptures that exhibited elements of painting.
Nationalities
German, West German
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Painter, Photographer, Sculptor
Names
Günther Förg, Gunther Forg, גינתר פורג, Günter Förg
Ulan
500047248
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