K. R. H. Sonderborg

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K.R.H. Sonderborg - a Portrait

The structural framework of Sonderborg's paintings results from a confident combination of various forms of perception: conscious and unconscious, mental and physical, exterior and interior. Referring to the development of his paintings, which are inspired by railroad bridges, stairways, and gratings, Sonderborg has said: "I think the location is not unimportant for painting." Bettina Ruhrberg has written about Sonderborg's work and life in various major European and American cities.

"You have such arrogant eyes": Interview with K.R.H. Sonderborg

As one of the most important proponents of the German Art Informel movement, K.R.H. Sonderborg picked up on technological structures as early as the nineteen-fifties, translating them into a painting marked by spontaneous gesture, vibrating line, and the rhythms of jazz. Many of the artist's works are part of the Deutsche Bank Collection. In commemoration of his eightieth birthday, Oliver Koerner von Gustorf and the painter Norbert Bisky interviewed the artist in his Hamburg studio.