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KN-2008

Andreas NOTTEBOHM

KN-2008

June 2012

oil on aluminum
28 x 38 inches
ANN 26

Andreas Nottebohm (b. 1944) is a German-American artist whose work is associated with Op Art, visionary art, and Space Art. He is considered one of the key innovators of Metal Painting.

Born and raised in Eisenach, East Germany, he moved to Munich, West Germany as a teenager. From 1965 to 1969, he studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich under surrealist painter Mac Zimmermann. In 1968, he studied etching at Johnny Friedlaender's workshop in Paris, France. From 1971 to 1974, he studied lithography in Salzburg, Austria. He returned to Munich in 1974. During the early 1970s, he first experimented with using metal as a canvas by utilizing used etching plates for his paintings
Starting in 1981, NASA commissioned Nottebohm to create major works, including official paintings to commemorate the first launch of the space shuttle Columbia in 1981. His work has been featured in museums and galleries around the world including the permanent collections of the Crocker Art Museum in California, the Nevada Museum of Art, and the Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian Institution. He has had over one hundred one-man shows in Europe and the United States.

Press

Andreas NOTTEBOHM
Andreas Nottebohm Editorial Feature
2015-02-07

Andreas NOTTEBOHM
"Andreas Nottebohm: Electrical Ether" Exhibition press release
2015-01-15