About the artist:
Jan Peter Tripp (born May 15, 1945 in Oberstdorf in the Allgäu) is a German painter and printmaker. Jan Peter Tripp is the son of the painter Franz Josef Tripp and his wife Josefa Tripp. Jan Peter Tripp went in Oberstdorf in the elementary school and the secondary school along with the later writer WG Sebald. The two joined up to Sebald's death in 2001, a deep friendship, and Sebald was dedicated in his collection of essays lodging in a country house, the last chapter Tripps painting. Tripp made in 1965 in Oberstdorf the High School and then studied for two years at the Free Art School in Stuttgart with Gerd Neisser. From 1967 to 1970 he attended the Academy Stuttgart and studied sculpture at Rudolf Daudert. He then spent two years as a master student of painting with Rudolf Hausner. In 1971 he was awarded by the German Academic Exchange Service with a study grant in Vienna. The following year, he received another award the scholarship of the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes. After graduating Jan Peter Tripp painted for a month in the psychiatric state hospital Weissenau near Ravensburg. The resulting there etchings made him known nationally. In 1976, he had numerous commissions as a stage designer at the State Theatre in Stuttgart. In 1979 he wrote together with the artists John Grützke and Arno Waldschmidt the prose work Pantalon ouvert. In 1983 he was awarded by the Foundation Barkenhoff a grant from the Worpswede and was a member of the German Association of Artists. In his early work, he often created black-and-white etchings that favorably depicted the Nazi party and its members, including his father. Jan Peter Tripp is considered one of the most important German representatives of realism. He lives and works as a freelance painter and graphic artist in Mittelbergheim in Alsace. Since 1971, he exhibited in many galleries and institutions at home and abroad.
Jan Peter Tripp (born May 15, 1945 in Oberstdorf in the Allgäu) is a German painter and printmaker. Jan Peter Tripp is the son of the painter Franz Josef Tripp and his wife Josefa Tripp. Jan Peter Tripp went in Oberstdorf in the elementary