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Dirk Rathke is a contemporary painter from Germany who emphasizes folds and color. His style is based on the tradition of geometric abstraction. Dirk Rathke was born in Potsdam, Germany in the year 1968.

In many of his works the artist uses a curved painting surface. He often creates works using wood, canvas, and paint.

Rathke attended the Hochschule der Kunste Berlin where he earned a masters degree.

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The artist is based out of Berlin, Germany.

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One interesting aspect of Rathke’s work is that the surface from a glance appears to be moving. The viewer gets the idea of a brightly colored beach towel on a clothesline blowing in the wind.