Gerd Rohling (1946), Freundeskreis (Circle of Friends), 1988.


Object used plastic canister, reworked with incisions, painting and attached plastic element, 38 x 40.5 x 30 cm. Very good condition.

Provenance: Private collection Berlin.

SKU: #293-2 Category:


Signed and dated in blue and black felt pen.

Condition: Very good condition.

The object “Freundeskreis” (Circle of Friends) is based on the group of works “Ahnenreihe” (Ancestor Series) created between 1987 and 1989, in which the artist also transformed used canisters into works of art.


The painter and object artist Gerd Rohling, born in Krefeld in 1946, studied from 1971 at the University of the Arts in Berlin in the graphics class of Gerhard Bergmann and completed his studies in 1977 as a master student with Karl Horst Hödicke. He has been working as an object artist since the 1980s. From simple waste materials such as paper, plastic, glass and wood, he develops both smaller ensembles and room-filling installations. Gerd Rohling lives and works in Berlin.


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Gerd Rohling (1946)


plastic canister

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