Gerhard Rühm

Geboren: 1930
Nationalität: Austria
Lebt in: Cologne

Rühm is one of the most important figures of visual poetry.
His work comprises elements of drawings, artist?s books, as well as photographic works.
In the 50s and 60s he was one of the founding members of the legendary "Wiener Gruppe" and was already creating intermedia works.
Since 1972 he has been teaching at the Hochschule für bildende Künste in Hamburg.
His photographic work is a visual dialogue between pictures and text in the form of poetic montages.
His use of found imagery (from various magazines and publications) deals with the concept of visual association within the poetic montages.

© Fisch und Fleisch, 1995.

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Ausstellungen in der Galerie Fotohof

- Gerhard Rühm Fotomontagen aus 40 Jahren (1996)
The Castle (Das Schloss)
von 12.03.2015 bis 25.04.2015
Véronique Bourgoin, Juli Susin
Österreichische Dokumentarfotografie
von 22.01.2015 bis 07.03.2015
Helmut Steinecker, Elisabeth Czihak, Matthias Aschauer, Christopher Mavric, Rudolf Strobl, Otto ...
von 20.11.2014 bis 17.01.2015
Otmar Thormann