Photo: Self portrait 1991

Jürgen Klauke

* 1943 Kilding/Cochem, Germany

Art and Design studies at the University of Applied Sciences Cologne. Lives and works since 1968 in Cologne. Participation at Documenta 6 and Documenta 8. Since 1994 professor at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne. Klauke explores ”the grotesque inadequacy of existence“, which he expresses in surreal postures and movements between tragedy and comedy.