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With his geometric-abstract and non-figurative paintings Günter Fruhtrunk (1923-1982) created a striking and extraordinary complete work.

Press Release

The means of design for his work of art is color itself which he wants to liberate from any outer influences, meaning any culturally conveyed or individual meanings. In the end, his pictural language aims at what Fruhtrunk himself calls ‘the exemption from seeing’ by activating the seeing process. In his work this educational impulse bands together with high pictorial sensitivity and quality. His …

The means of design for his work of art is color itself which he wants to liberate from any outer influences, meaning any culturally conveyed or individual meanings. In the end, his pictural language aims at what Fruhtrunk himself calls ‘the exemption from seeing’ by activating the seeing process. In his work this educational impulse bands together with high pictorial sensitivity and quality. His painting proves to be one of the most sustainable and inspiring positions of German post war art.
In 1968 he participated in the documenta IV and in the Venice Biennial. In 1993 the Neue …

Gallery

WSG
Walter Storms Galerie
Munich

Location

Schellingstr. 48
Munich, DE