Raimund Girke

1930 · Germany

Artist biography

Raimund Girke is an established contemporary visual artist, who was born in Germany. Raimund Girke was born in 1930. Also born in Germany around 1930 and of the same generation are Joseph Beuys, Hans Haacke, Gerhard Richter, Dieter Roth and Frank Auerbach.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Raimund Girke is represented by multiple galleries around the world, including countries like Belgium, Switzerland, and Germany. Galleries include Axel Vervoordt Gallery in Wevelgem, Dierking in Zurich, as well as Galerie Fahnemann in Berlin. Raimund Girke's work has most recently been exhibited at Axel Vervoordt Gallery | Hong Kong in China (14 June 2019 until 04 October 2019) with the exhibition The Silent Balance. Raimund Girke's other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions; Art Düsseldorf 2019 | Booth F11 (11 November 2019 - 17 November 2019) at Galerie Knoell in Basel and artgenève 2020 | Booth C5 / C7 (30 January 2020 - 02 February 2020) at Galerie Knoell in Basel. Raimund Girke's first listed exhibition in Artland's database was called Künstler der Galerie and took place at Galerie Fahnemann in Berlin, Germany from the 21 April 2017 to 15 July 2017.

Further Biographical Context for Raimund Girke

Raimund Girke was born in 1930 and was primarily influenced by the 1930s growing up. During the 1930s, many political ideologies such as Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism were engaged in struggles for dominance, and characterised the political atmosphere of the era. By the end of the decade, the Second World War had begun, having been aided by Adolf Hitler’s rise to power in Germany in 1933. This political turmoil would go on to preoccupy both artists and the global population.

Raimund Girke

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