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Katharina Fritsch

 (Born 1956)
Katharina Fritsch is active/lives in Germany.  Katharina Fritsch is known for iconic surreal and hyper-real sculpture, installation, audio.

Katharina Fritsch

Katharina Fritsch is most widely known for her sculptures consisting of repeated shapes, and her use of single objects to evoke an emotional response from the viewer. She is recognized for challenging the perception of the viewer through art pieces that are both abstract and minimal.

Fritsch was born in 1956 in Essen, Germany where she lived with her family in the industrial district of the city. She wanted to be an artist at a very early age and her parents were both artistically inclined. Her father worked as an architect and her mother studied dancing and acting. Her grandfather was a salesman of Faber-Castell pencils and supplied her with drawing materials. He taught her how to draw and her father instructed her as well. She exp  ...  Displaying 750 of 12061 characters.

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About  Katharina Fritsch

Born:  1956 - Essen, Germany
Known for:  iconic surreal and hyper-real sculpture, installation, audio