About the artist:
WP Eberhard Eggers, full name Wilhelm Paul Eberhard Eggers (born January 14, 1939 in Hanover, † August 8, 2004), was a German graphic artist, painter, sculptor and Mason. Artistically, he was considered a representative of modern fantastic realism, whose works are characterized mainly by their abundance of images Mannerist. Born in the first year of the Second World War in Hanover, Wilhelm Paul Eberhard Eggers grew up in Linden. After the Waldorf School, which was also banned by the National Socialists in Hanover, could then be opened a second time at the Maschsee as the Free Waldorf School Maschsee, Eggers became one of their early pupils. In addition to his subsequent training as an industrial clerk Eggers took private art classes with Fritz Junghans, Dieter Rudlof and Mac Zimmermann. From 1959 Eggers worked as a freelance artist, joined in the same year the Association of Visual Artists (BBK) and founded the Kunstkreis Ricklingen. From 1960 to 1963 Eggers worked as a lecturer at the Volkshochschule Hannover, founded 1961 the until 1964 operated art association and publisher Araban 13, 1963 then the publisher Fischersträßner Preßchen, in which he various hand presses prints, books and manifestos, such as the man simply fabulous (1963), Theatrum Anatomysticum (1963), ll Calotto resscitato or The New Dwarven Cabinet (1964) and Egger's Little Ancestral Chamber, printmaking calendar for 1965 published. Also starting in 1963, the artist invited around 200 exhibitions in Europe, Japan, the United States of America and Russia. From 1967 until the end of the 1980s WP Eberhard Eggers regularly stayed in the USA. In 1970 Eggers stayed in Moscow, 1972 in Poland. In 1971, Eggers held a visiting professorship in the United States at Stout State University in Wisconsin  as well as Hawaii. He also traveled through the US several times and gave a guest session at the University of South Dakota. From 1972 WP Eberhard Eggers ran another studio in the Pyrenees, received in the following year 1973 scholarships of the Ford Foundation and the University of New Mexico. 1999: "Sphinx" at Fiedeler Platz in Döhren In 1980, Eggers co-founded the Heitland Foundation together with Volker Heitland, an entrepreneur working in Celle. In 1987 WP Eberhard Eggers was admitted to the Freemason Lodge Friedrich the White Horse. He was married to Heike Eggers, the marriage produced two daughters. The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York has two etchings, Eggers has twice participated in group exhibitions at MoMA, most recently Fantastic Prints (1997). A triptych can be found in the Logenhaus Heiligengeiststraße in Hannover. Posthumously, the graphic work of WP Eberhard Eggers received more than 800 works from the period 1961 to 2004 through a donation to the City of Hannover in 2005. "The artist also created lithographs, etchings and linocuts.
WP Eberhard Eggers, full name Wilhelm Paul Eberhard Eggers (born January 14, 1939 in Hanover, † August 8, 2004), was a German graphic artist, painter, sculptor and Mason. Artistically, he was considered a representative of modern fantastic