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Günther Förg (December 5, 1952 – December 5, 2013) was a German painter, graphic designer, sculptor and photographer. His abstract style was influenced by American abstract painting.
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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.
German, Austrian, West German
Artist, Manufacturer, Graphic Artist, Installation Artist, Lecturer, Painter, Photographer, Sculptor
Günther Förg, Gunther Forg, גינתר פורג, Günter Förg
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