Gernot Rumpf

Gernot Rumpf

Sculpture of Beamtenwecker (civil servants alarm clock), bronze, 1974/75, in front of ministry of culture and education, Mainz
Born 1941 (age 7475)
Kaiserslautern, Germany
Education Academy of Fine Arts, Munich
Known for sculpture

Gernot Rumpf (born 1941) is a German sculptor known for his fountain and other bronze sculptures, with the Palatinate and biblical motifs. These can be seen not only in German cities, but also in Jerusalem and Tokyo. A part of his work came under the artistic collaboration of his wife Barbara Rumpf.

Education and work

Born in Kaiserlautern, Rumpf studied at the Academy of Fine Arts, Munich from 1964 until 1970 under the guidance of Josef Henselmann and Hans Ladner. In 1965 he opened his own workshop for bronze casting. 1967 to 1969 there was a further development supported by the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes (German National Academic Foundation).

In 1973 Rumpf received a teaching assignment from the Kaiserslautern University of Technology, that was converted in 1979 to a professorship. In 1980 and 1983 he held a visiting professorship at the International Summer Academy in Salzburg.

Selected works in public space



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