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Gerd Rohling is a contemporary object artist and painter from Germany. Rohling's works are characterized on the one hand by the pursuit of the autonomous object, as well as by the play with language and the transformation of meaning.

  • Born: 1946
  • Place of birth: Krefeld, Germany
  • Nationality: German
  • Studied at: Berlin University of the Arts, Berlin, Germany (1971-1977)
  • Teachers: Gerhard Bergmann, Karl Horst Hödicke
  • Era: Contemporary art
  • Stylistic direction: object art, painting

While his early work is still associated with gestural painting of the “Neue Wilde”, in the 1980s the artist turned to ironic-critical object art. In addition, he created further works for public space in the form of sculptures and happenings.