Arno Rink

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Arno Rink (26 September 1940 – 5 September 2017[1]) was a German painter. He was accepted to the Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst Leipzig (HGB) in 1962 and studied under Werner Tübke, Hans Mayer-Foreyt and Harry Blume. He is associated with the second generation of the Leipzig School, which paints in a German figurative tradition.

Rink started to teach at the HGB in 1979 and was its headmaster from 1987 to 1995.[2] He taught several prominent painters from the New Leipzig School, such as Neo Rauch, Tilo Baumgärtel, Michael Triegel, Tim Eitel, David Schnell and Christoph Ruckhäberle.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Leipzig School artist Arno Rink dies, aged 76". Deutsche Welle. 6 September 2017. Retrieved 7 September 2017.
  2. ^ Ruthe, Ingeborg (2003-12-07). "Arno Rink, Maler aus der Leipziger Schule der 'zweiten Generation', hat 33 Schüler. Alle stehen auf Figur. Und seine 'Ehemaligen' machen damit Furore". Berliner Zeitung (in German). Retrieved 2017-04-09.
  3. ^ Rauterberg, Hanno (2015-08-27). "So malt man doch nicht mehr". Die Zeit (in German). Retrieved 2017-04-09.
  4. ^ "Vater der Leipziger Schule: Arno Rink wird 75". Focus (in German). 2015-09-25. Retrieved 2017-04-09.