(1926 - 1999)
Robert Rotar was active/lived in Germany. Robert Rotar is known for painting and sculpture.
Biography Robert Rotar
Born in Berlin in 1926, Rotar drove a tank during the Second World War.
After the war he trained as a cabinetmaker, then went on to study
painting as well as furniture and interior design in Cologne and Bremen.
In 1947/48 he first began to deal with the spiral in his artistic
works. His work as interior designer and manager at the newly
established furniture design firm Knoll in Stuttgart, and from 1957 in
Düsseldorf, brought him into frequent contact with contemporary artists
such as Joseph Beuys and James Lee Byars, with architects like Mies van
der Rohe, as well as with the leading gallery owners and art dealers of
the 1960s. Rotar was by all accounts an introvert, but maintained long
relationships with certain of his
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