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Franz Gertsch Rüschegg

Franz Gertsch Rüschegg

Author: Angelika Affentranger-Kirchrath; Franz Gertsch
Publisher: Zürich Scheidegger & Spiess [2020] ©2020
Series: Schlüsselwerke der Schweizer Kunst; = Landmarks of Swiss art
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
Swiss artist Franz Gertsch, born 1930, is one of the most important exponents of photorealism worldwide. Yet unlike many of his fellow artists, he takes liberties when translating a photograph into one of his large-format paintings or prints, thus animating his depictions of human faces or landscapes. Rüschegg, created in 1988, represents a landmark in Gertsch's oeuvre. It is both his first attempt in woodcut for a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Franz Gertsch; Franz Gertsch
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Angelika Affentranger-Kirchrath; Franz Gertsch
ISBN: 9783858816634 3858816639
OCLC Number: 1147727053
Language Note: Parallel texts in English and German
Description: 95 pages illustrations (chiefly color), portraits 26 cm
Series Title: Schlüsselwerke der Schweizer Kunst; = Landmarks of Swiss art
Other Titles: Rüschegg
Responsibility: Angelika Affentranger-Kirchrath


Franz Gertsch is one of the most distinguished exponents of photo-realism worldwide. This book offers an concise introduction to his large-format print Ruschegg, a key part of his oeuvre and a  Read more...


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