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Basic Data

  • Born: 5 December 1952
  • Place of birth: Füssen, Bavaria
  • Died on: 5 December 2013
  • Nationality: German
  • Studied at: Academy of Fine Arts Munich
  • Teacher: Karl Fred Dahmen
  • Similar artists: Imi Knoebel
  • Era: Postmodernism, contemporary art
  • Stylistic direction: New geometry

 

Collections

Germany

 

England

 

Netherlands

 

USA

 

Exhibitions

  • 2018: A Fragile Beauty, Stedelisk Museum – Amsterdam.

  • 2015: Kölnskulptur #8, Skulpturenpark – Cologne.

  • 2015: German Art, Galleri K – Oslo.

  • 2015: La Colección, CentroCentro Cibeles – Madrid.

 

Awards

  • 1996: Wolfgang-Hahn-Prize, Cologne.

  • 2003: Bundesverdienstkreuz.

 

Literature

  • Günther Förg Photographs. Bauhaus Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern Ruit 2002.

  • Günther Förg. Back and Forth, catalog to the exhibition, 22. February 2008 till 1. June 2008, published by Edition Sammlung Essl, Klosterneuburg, 2008.

  • Günther Förg, Arnold Stadler: Watercolours – Aquarelle, Ettlingen 2006.