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Elvira Bach

 (born 1951)
Elvira Bach is active/lives in Germany, Dominican Republic.  Elvira Bach is known for expressive female figure painting, glass sculpture.

Elvira Bach

Elvira Bach was born in 1951 in Neuenhain, Germany.  From 1967 to 1970, she attended the Hadamar School of Glass Art; afterward, she moved to Berlin to study painting at the Berlin Academy of Fine Arts*.  During her studies, she worked at the Schaub├╝hne am Halleschen Ufer Theater. 

In 1981, she spent some months in Santo Domingo, thanks to a grant; this stay has profoundly influenced her future work. At barely 29 years of age, Elvira Bach was invited to participate in Documenta VII* in Kassel.

Despite the idea of conceptual*, analytical and rational art being dominant at that time in the artistic world, she continued to paint in an energetic and sensual way, using an expressive* language and gaudy co  ...  Displaying 750 of 3012 characters.

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Self portrait with blue dress

About  Elvira Bach

Born:  1951 - Neuehnain, Germany
Known for:  expressive female figure painting, glass sculpture