Franz Ackermann is active/lives in Germany. Franz Ackermann is known for social theme based conceptual paintings and installations.
Biography Franz Ackermann
An installation artist and painter of cartoonish abstraction, his themes are centered on "travel, tourism, globalization and urbanism". Franz Ackermann was born in Germany and works from a studio in Berlin.
He attended the Akademie der Bildenden Kunste in Munich from 1984-1988 and the Hochschule für bildende Künste Hamburg from 1989-1991.
His first major series, "Mental Maps" are small watercolors of the great cities of Asia, South America and Australia and were created during a visit to Hong Kong. They combine "the factual precision of traditional street maps with his own interpretation of the local environment." Often there is a dual interpretation of tourism with a downside that speaks to the shallo
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