Dietmar Damerau

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Birthday
22, 1935
Birthplace
Poland
Death Date
Oct 22, 2011 (76)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
22, 1935
Birthplace
Poland
Death Date
Oct 22, 2011 (76)

About

German artist who created his pieces from a wide variety of materials. He made a 106 square-meter painting that took three years.

Before Fame

He was mentored by Otto Sammer after settling in Passau following World War II, where he learned typesetting at the Neue Passauer Presse.

Trivia

He used materials such as driftwood, trash, lipstick, and coffee grinds.

Family Life

He and his family fled from the Nazis when he was 10 years old. He married in 1967 and had a son.

Associated With

He and Antoni Tapies were both world-famous sculptors hailing from Germany.

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