Bernhard Adams was born in 1990 in Cologne, Germany. After school, he started his studies in "Media and Culture Science" and began to express himself visually in photography. He then switched to Painting with Professor Katharina Grosse at Düsseldorf Art Academy from which he graduated as Master Student (Meisterschüler) in 2018. Since 2013, his works are exhibited in Germany and abroad. The artist lives and works in Düsseldorf.
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The artist Wilhelm Beermann was born in Herten, Germany, in 1985. An avid painter from his early childhood, he started his studies in visual arts at the Art Academy in Mainz. In 2014, he continued at the Art Academy Düsseldorf, class of Professor Thomas Grünfeld, from where he graduated as master student in 2017. Since 2013, his work has been shown in numerous exhibitions. The artist lives and works in Düsseldorf.
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Raphael Brunk was born in 1987. From 2007 to 2013 he studied Political Science, Philosophy and Psychology at University of Koblenz-Landau. Since 2013, he has studied at Düsseldorf Art Academy with Professor Andreas Gursky and became his master student in 2018. Raphael Brunk's works have been exhibited in Germany, France, Italy, the Netherlands, and USA. The artists lives and works in Frankfurt.
Sophie Heinrich was born in Cologne in 1991. In 2017, she has completed her studies of Fine Art as master student of Elizabeth Peyton at Kunstakademie Düsseldorf. Before joining the Peyton class in 2015, she studied with Tal R from 2012 to 2014 and with Stefan Kürten and Enrico David from 2014 to 2015. Her works have already been exhibited in Düsseldorf, Cologne, Berlin and Amsterdam.
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Carolin Israel was born in Chemnitz, Germany, in 1990. She has completed her Master Degree in Art from Academy of Fine Art, Dresden in 2014. From 2015 to 2016, she studied with Professor Katharina Grosse and Professor Tomma Abts at Kunstakademie Düsseldorf. In 2017, she worked in New York City. She has received numerous grants and prizes, among them the Lucas Cranach Grant of the city of Wittenberg in 2014. The artist lives and works in Düsseldorf, Germany.
Read out interview with Carolin Israel here.
Artist's website: Carolin Israel
Ryo Kinoshita was born in Nagasaki, Japan, in 1985. He completed his Master of Art in Sculpture at Aichi Prefectural University of Fine Arts and Music in 2011. From 2013 to 2018, he studied with Professor Tal R, Professor Enrico David and Professor Tomma Abts at Kunstakademie Düsseldorf. In 2018 he graduated as master student of Tomma Abts from Düsseldorf Art Academy. From 2013 to 2014 he held a scholarship with German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). The artist lives and works in Düsseldorf, Germany.
Peter Müller was born in Ruda, Poland, in 1981. From 2007 on he studied with Professor Sir Tony Cragg at Kunstakademie Düsseldorf from which he graduated as Master Student in 2014. He held a scholarship from Atelierstipendium Cologne and was awarded with the St. Leopold Friedenspreisträger Stiftung Klosterneuburg, Vienna, and Kunstförderpreis of the city Neuss. His works have been shown at the 3rd Biennial for Young Art Moscow and at numerous exhibitions in Germany. The artist lives and works in Neuss, Germany.
Anna Nero was born in Moscow in 1988. She studied Fine Art with Anne Berning at Art Academy Mainz and with Ingo Meller at the Academy of Fine Arts Leipzig. In 2015, she graduated with honours at HGB in Leipzig and started a two-year Master Class Programm with Heribert C. Ottersbach, from which she graduated in 2017. From 2011-2017, Anna Nero held a scholarship from the Cusanuswerk. The artist lives and works in Frankfurt am Main and Leipzig and has had numerous exhibitions in Leipzig, Cologne, Frankfurt, Hamburg, and Detroit, among others.
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Artist's website: Anna Nero
Photo Anna Nero: Dirk Skiba
Richard Nikl was born in Prague in 1987. He studied Fine Arts with Professor Heimo Zobernig at Academy of Fine Arts Vienna from which he graduated with an MFA in 2015. He continued his studies with Professor Tobias Rehberger as Master Student (Meisterschüler) at Städelschule Frankfurt until 2017. Since 2008, his work has been shown in numerous exhibitions in Prague, Vienna, Milan, Copenhagen, Tallin, and at Museum für Moderne Kunst (MMK 3) in Frankfurt. The artist lives and works in Frankfurt.
The Spanish artist Amparo Sard, born 1973, was recently nominated in the Netherlands by LXRY as one of the 25 most important contemporary artists in the world. In 2015, she was awarded the “Medaglia d’oro dell Governo della Republica d ‘Italia” in Rome and won three times the international art prize of the Deutsche Bank.
Her works are in various public collections like Moma (New York), Guggenheim (New York), Deutsche Bank (New York & Berlin), West Collection (Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Chelsea, New York), Taylers Museum (Holland), Artium Museo, Casal Solleric (Palma de Mallorca), Fundación Loewe, Colección Testimoni, La Caixa, Fundació Pilar i Joan Miró, Fundación SA NOSTRA, Caja de Baleares, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Murcia, Gobierno de Cantabria, Es Baluard Museu d’Art Modern i Contemporani de Palma, CODA Museum and others.
Artist's website: Amparo Sard
Photo Amparo Sard: Alejandro Fernandez