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RÜCKRIEM, Ulrich (<i>born</i> 1938), Sculptor, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
RÜCKRIEM, Ulrich (born 1938), Sculptor, draughtsman

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German, 20th century, male.

Born 1938, in Düsseldorf.

Sculptor, draughtsman.

Ulrich Rückriem started out as an apprentice stonemason and was involved in the restoration of Cologne Cathedral. He taught sculpture in Hamburg from 1974. Rückriem worked initially on portrait busts and funerary statuary, but marked his debut as a sculptor with a first geometrical abstract piece entitled Division (Teilung), produced in 1968. Rückriem was particularly fascinated

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