Biography
1939

Born in Dresden

1956

First exhibition in Dresden, teaching as a commercial artist

1960-61

Beginning of the „stick figure“

1963

Studio in Long Street in Dresden

1970

Formation of the group „Lücke“

1972

Move to Lindenau

1973

Convening to the military service, working under the pseudonym „Mike Hammer“

1976

Will Grohmann Award, stay in Budapest, move to Dresden

1980

Move to Kerpen near Cologne, Rembrandt Prize of the Goethe Foundation Basel

1983

Stay in Israel, move to London

since 1987

Professor of painting at the Kunstakademie (Art Academy) Dusseldorf

since 1988

Lives and works in Dublin, London and Dusseldorf

2017

Died in Zurich