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Bernd Zimmer (1948)

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I have been following the careeer of Bernd Zimmer from the time he had his first exhibition at the Groninger Museum in 1982( catalogue available at ww.ftn-boooks.com). At that time i had a great interest in Zimmer and his fellow artists Elvira Bach and Rainer Fetting, but somehow, after a few years, i lost interest in these artist, but lately works are appearing at auction and sometimes at very reasonable prices. So maybe now is the right time to renew my interest in Zimmer and his friends from the NEUE WILDEN group.

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Bernd Zimmer is a contemporary German artist. Often discussed as representative of the Neue Wilde group, Zimmer’s paintings are characterized by their monochromatic palettes—primarily greens, yellows, and chartreuse—and recurring imagery of abstracted nature created through poured and splattered paint. Zimmer’s work is influenced by his extensive global travels, spanning numerous countries on five of the seven continents. Born on November 6, 1948 in Planegg, Germany, the artist has enjoyed widespread acclaim for his work, including exhibitions at institutions such as the H2 Center for Contemporary Art in Augsburg, Germany, The Museum of Modern Art in New York, and The Berlin Gallery.

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