Armin Baumgarten Armin Baumgarten, Figure,12,06, new German contemporary, figurative expressive painting, 2006
Oil on Canvas
130 cm x 160 cm
Armin Baumgarten studied at the Academy of Art, Braunschweig. He is a former masterpupil from Herman Albert. He lives and works in Düsseldorf.
His works are between figurative and abstract paintings. His motives varies from Heads, figures and landscapes. In the sculptinghis works can be identified as expressive sculpture.
Beside abstract heads, landscapes, figures he is painting, he also creates sculptures out of bronze. He was participiant of numerous international art exhibitions inSwiss, Italy and United States of Amerika.
Armin Baumgarten is with his work an important part of the new German contemporary painting. He is a contemporary painter who ignores the trend ofeffectful painting in the painting of the presence. In his painting you will find consciously quotations of the art hostory as the generous use of colour like Eugène Delacroix, Odilio Redon or GeorgesBraque. This haptic, sensitive painting you will find also in the works of Emil Schumacher. His sculptures integrates in the esthetic of Alberto Giacometti. He uses the best of the past and ads to itsignificiance in the international contemporary art.
Take the opportunity to ask Armin Baumgarten at the place of art production in a personal conversation about his work and to look at new works.