(1913 - 1980)
Joachim Probst was active/lived in New York. Joachim Probst is known for abstraction painting, religious themes.
Self Portrait With Long Hair
Biography Joachim Probst
I was born September 1, 1913, in New York City. Self-taught. Through my endeavor to seek self-esteem, I became a misanthrope with a firm hand on delusion. This brilliance soon introduced me into poverty, and with so fearful a future granted me, I coined and struck this phrase, 'Art is the stand against decay.' And with this in mind, I entered my paradise of immortality. And with this paradise came my hell. And in hell I called on Satan.
Joachim Probst is one of the few contemporary artists who has recklessly committed himself to deal with the ultimate symbols themselves; the Christ, the Mother, King David…and Ahab. These are some of the figures he dares to paint.
"Christ painter, go away," was the epithet hurled at Probst by some
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