Theo Kerg

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Birthday
2, 1909
Birthplace
Luxembourg
Death Date
Mar 4, 1993 (83)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
2, 1909
Birthplace
Luxembourg
Death Date
Mar 4, 1993 (83)

About

Luxembourg-born modern artist whose works included paintings, sculptures, and stained-glass windows. His 1975 work on the Church of the Holy Spirit in Cents is particularly admired.

Before Fame

He moved to Paris at age twenty to study art at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts, the Sorbonne, and the Institut d'art et d'archéologie. He was a student of Paul Klee and Oskar Mool at the Kunstakademie in Düsseldorf, Germany.

Trivia

He founded an artistic movement called Tactilism.

Family Life

He was the son of a Niederkorn, Luxembourg, schoolmaster.

Associated With

He provided illustrations for a book written by the French poet Paul Eluard.