Artist of the moment…..Rebecca Horn

Rebecca Horn is contemporary artist born in the year 1944 in the city of Michelstad, Germany. Horn is a superbly well rounded artist that paints, sculpts, works with film and video, and also produces installation art. Horn uses very unique materials in her art including ostrich eggs, fossils, and 18 karat gold. Many of paintings are very abstract. Butterflies are recurring theme of the artist.

Rebecca Horn also enjoys writing poetry.

In this clip we view a gallery show from 2011:

For her artistic education Horn attended a school in Hamburg, Germany called the Hochschule fur Bildende Kunste, from the age of 20 to 26. Saint Martin’s School of Art located in London, England. Whilst in college in Hamburg she developed an awful lung infection due to working with materials such as fiberglass. She then made the switch to different materials including ostrich eggs.

The artist splits her time between Paris, France and Berlin, Germany.

In this clip we view an kinetic work of art by Rebecca Horn. How whimsical!

Horn began exhibiting her artwork in 2002.

The artist is part of many prominent collections including the Museum of Modern Art and the Museum of Contemporary Art.

price range informaton: Most works priced between $2,000 and $200,000.

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