Walther, Franz-Erhard

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Name
Walther, Franz-Erhard Gender: M
born on 23 July 1939 at 00:00 (= 12:00 midnight )
Place Fulda, Germany, 50n33, 9e41
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Taeger
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 29°13' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 22°37 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 19°41'



Biography

German artist (avantgarde sculptor).

Between 1957 and 1961 he studies at the Werkkunstschule in Offenbach and the Academy of Fine Arts in Frankfurt. In 1962 he transfers to the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, where he graduates from Karl Otto Goetzs' class in 1964. Walther lives in New York between 1967 and 1971. He participates in Documenta 5, 6, 7 and 8. From 1971 until 2005 he holds a chair at the Hochschule für Bildende Künste Hamburg (class for sculpture), where he leaves behind a big legacy. Among his students are Martin Kippenberger, Christian Jankowksi, Santiago Sierra, John Bock, Lilly Fischer, Jonathan Meese, Andreas Slominski. Since 2006 he lives and works in Fulda again.


Link to German Wikipedia

Source Notes

Taeger quotes him, via mother

Categories

  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist

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