Ulrich Rückriem

1938 · Germany

Artist biography

Ulrich Rückriem is an established contemporary artist, who was born and brought up in Germany. Ulrich Rückriem was born in 1938. Artists Joseph Beuys, Hans Haacke, Gerhard Richter, Dieter Roth and Frank Auerbach are of the same generation and same country as Ulrich Rückriem .

Galleries and Exhibitions

Ulrich Rückriem is represented by multiple galleries around the world, including countries like Belgium, Spain, and Sweden. Galleries exhibiting Ulrich Rückriem 's work include Bernier/Eliades Gallery in Belgium, Galería Heinrich Ehrhardt in Spain, and Galerie Nordenhake | Stockholm in Sweden. Ulrich Rückriem 's work has most recently been exhibited at QG Gallery in Brussels (04 September 2019 until 06 December 2019) with the exhibition THE MOMENT IS ETERNITY – GERMAN ABSTRACTION: PAST & PRESENT. Ulrich Rückriem 's only other recorded exhibition on Artland is The last fifty years 1968/2019, which took place at Galería Heinrich Ehrhardt in Madrid, Spain (22 May 2019 - 19 July 2019).

Further Biographical Context for Ulrich Rückriem

Born in 1938, Ulrich Rückriem was primarily influenced by the 1950s growing up. Abstract Expressionism prevailed in the 1950s as a primary method of painting, and explored ideas about the sublime and spirituality. Artists endeavoured to focus on painting’s formal properties, and Action Painting took inspiration from the political freedoms of the United States, in opposition to the limitations of the Soviet bloc. Significant artists of this period included Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Frank Kline, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still and Adolph Gottlieb. In later revisions, the contributions and efforts of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois have been acknowledged, amongst many other female creatives.

Ulrich Rückriem

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