Imi Knoebel

About Artist: Imi Knoebel was born in Dessau, Germany on 1940. From 1962-64, he studied applied arts at the Darmstadt School of Arts and Crafts. Knoebel’s studies followed the theories put forth by Johannes Itten and Lászlo Moholy-Nagy of the Bauhaus in Weimar and Dessau. In 1964-71 he studied at the Staatliche Kunstakademie in Düsseldorf, under Joseph Beuys with Blinky Palermo. Since his earliest work in the 1960's he has taken a reductivist position that has made him a singular artist of graduating tonalities and surfaces. The influences of the Bauhaus movement are clearly identifiable in his oeuvre. This new group of paintings show the importance of color and geometry as Wassily Kandinsky and Johannes Itten theorized it. After puristic line-drawings, light projections and white pictures (1972-75), he used colour for the first time in 1974, and in 1975 he started to make overlapping coloured rectangles painted with Menninge (an industrial rustproof paint), and latterly brightly coloured, expressive colour combinations on laminated plywood and metal plates.

A new artwork by Imi Knoebel?
UPDATE ME AS FIRST !
Receive email alerts whenever your favourite artworks come up for sale

Other artworks you may be interested in

Una’s Haus By Imi | ArchesArt
Una’s Haus

Price: $2,000.00

We can also help you to find any artworks! Please iIf you don't see find what you are looking for, please contact us. as we'd We are be more than happy to help you.
What is the cost for galleries members?

This is a free service for Gallery's and Art Dealers. ArchesArt is becoming a powerful and leading art portal service. The more original work you add to the site, the more visible and attractive your gallery will become.

Explore
There Are No Joining Fees

ArchesArt invites the best art dealers and galleries from around the world to list their art events and exhibitions on the most comprehensive online platform for sharing your art.

Explore
Art Advisors

Don't see what you are looking for? We can also help you to find any artwork! If you don’t find what you’re looking for, please contact us. We are more than happy to help you.

Explore

Newsletter Signup