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Bruno Erdmann

Bruno Erdmann was a German artist of Informel and concrete painting.

Born 1915 in Darmstadt, died. 2003 ibidem.
studies at the Städelschule in Frankfurt with Johann Vincenz Cissarz, Karl Peter Röhl and Franz Kalr Delavilla
1943-1944 Theatre painter with Max Fritzsche at the Landestheater Darmstadt
1956 joined the New Darmstadt Secession.
1981 Villa Romana Award followed by a ten-month stay in Florence.
1956-1968 cityscapes
Informal painting with a “constructive” (1958 – 1960) and a gestural group with “night” pictures (1960 – 1964)
1964-1966 gestural-abstract watercolours and watercolour collages
1967-1973 Collages on Japanese paper, which were initially gestural-abstract, then geometric-constructive.
1973 began to paint again

Since the end of the 1970s years he has been researching themes such as surface and space, framing and framed, light and silence in rectangular compositions as well as horizontal (and less vertical) layers in colour reduction.

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