Gunther Forg was a painter from Germany. Gunther Forg was born in Fussan, Allgau, Germany on December 5, 1952. In addition to painting Forg also worked as a photographer, sculptor, and graphic designer.
Forg attended the Academy of Fine Arts located in Munich, Germany. The artist was influenced by the American abstract painters.
Price range information: Forg was a prolific painter working in gouache, acrylics, and oils. The artist also created photographs and was an avid printmaker. Prices range from $4,000 to $350,000.
Forg was close to the Italian artist who went by the name of Blinky Palermo.
The artist worked in many series over his career including grids in his paintings. For his photography work Forg concentrated on very large buildings.
In this clip we view an exhibition featuring Gunther Forg that took place in Hong Kong in 2016:
Gunther Forg passed away in 2013. He was 61 years old.
The artist completed some public works which can be seen in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Works by Forg can be found in the Diamler Contemporary Art Museum in Berlin, and the National Gallery of Canada located in Ottawa.
Gunther Forg’s abstract works seemed to pay homage to previous artistic masters. His grids remind this viewer of the wonderful Agnes Martin. Forg’s style of photography that captures the splendor of contemporary buildings is similar to that of the husband and wife team of Bernd and Hilla Becher.