1938, Velbertlives and works in Berlin and Gelting

Biography

1938

born on 24 March in Velbert (Rhineland)

1957-1961

Studies at the Folkwang-Schule, Essen, Germany

1962-1966

Studies at the Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Berlin

1972

Prize of the Böttcherstraße, Bremen Prize of the Villa Romana, Florence

1974

Professorship at the Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Berlin

1976

First travel sketches in Norway (water colours on the Lofoten)

1985

Book publication: "Die verschwundene Malerei", Essays on contemporary art, Siedler Verlag, Berlin

1989

Member of the Freie Akademie Hamburg

1991

Book publication: "Die Schuld der Moderne", Essays on Postmodernism, Corso/Siedler Verlag, Berlin

2004

Design of the Ullstein-Halle, Axel Springer Verlag, Berlin with two monumental paintings: "View of Berlin Mitte" (600 x 400 cm), "Landscape in the Uckermarck" (410 x 400 cm),

2005

Design of the monumental ceiling painting "Wolkenzug" in the Spiegelsaal, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Book publication/Publication: "Wahn der Malerei", Theoretical Essays on Art and Society, Siedler Verlag, Munich

2007

Book publication: Günter Kunert "Endgültig morgens um Vier", volume of poems, with lithographs by Klaus Fußmann, Eichthal Verlag, Eckernförde In winter first painting of ceramics (vases, jugs)

2008

Book publication: Siegfried Lenz "The Spirit of the Mirabelle", stories from Bollerup, with Schleswig-Holstein landscapes by Klaus Fußmann, Felix Jud Verlag, Hamburg

2009

Book publication: "Wahn der Malerei", theoretical essays on art and society, Pantheon Verlag, paperback