(1913 - 1980)
Ferdinand Spindel was active/lived in Germany. Ferdinand Spindel is known for painting and sculpture.
Biography Ferdinand Spindel
Ferdinand Spindel was born in 1913. He was an apprentice as a graphic artist at the Folkwang
University of the Arts in Essen at Max Buchartz. Starting in 1947, he worked as a
In 1957, Spindel became a member of the Deutscher
Künstlerbund. In 1963, he joined the artist residence
Halfmannshof in Gelsenkirchen. In that same year, Spindel
discovered foam as his primary artistic means of expression. He
destroyed a majority of the work he had created until then.
continued to experiment with foam objects, foam reliefs, and foam rooms. Spindel was
in contact with the artist group Zero. In 1969, he was among the
founders of the artist group B1.
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