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Ekkehard Altenburger

BORN:
1966

LIVES:
Ekkehard Altenburger grew up on a farm at the Swiss / German border, and has been based in the UK since 1995. He lives with his family in London and is member of A.P.T studios in Deptford, South London.

EARLY LIFE:
Prior to his academic studies, he worked as master mason at the Gothic Cathedral of Schwabisch Gmuend in South Germany.

EDUCATION:
He studied sculpture at Bremen's Hochschule fuer Kuenste and later at Edinburgh College of Art. He finished his studies in 1999 with an MA from Chelsea College of Art in London.`

MEDIUMS USED IN WORK:
Granite, Stone, Steel, Marble

SUBJECTS OF WORK:
His work explores the physical balance of the built environment, using architectural references as well as sculptural volumes of physical material. This balance is also represented in the relationship between form and surface of a sculpture. Altenburger often uses texture and colour to manipulate surfaces, adding a further layer of information to a sculptural form.

EXHIBITIONS:
Ekkehard’s work can be found in public and private collections both in the UK, Europe and the USA

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