Richard Oelze | the artist

The artist Richard Oelze
Born June 29 1900, Magdeburg, Germany.
Died May 27 1980 Posteholz.

Style and technique of the artist: Painting, Surrealism, Documenta Kassel,

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Traumlandschaft ["Dream Landscape"]
Works and biography

Rudolf Dodenhoff, Portrait Richard Oelze, um 1948 , Atelier Dieter Weiser, Worpswede

The art of the German Surrealist Richard Oelze may be a taste you never acquire, but his obsessive union of the fleshy, the feathery and the geological into soft, decaying, Piranesi-esque grottos is worth knowing about. It is doubly so if your interests already run to German artists like Hans Bellmer, Wols, Konrad Klapheck or Erwin Pfrang…

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