Leading German artist Tobias Rehberger challenges conventional notions of art with his confounding objects and environments. 'The bottom line, to put it very basically', he says, 'is ... what is art anyway?'Read More
This question reinforces his diverse artistic style and exploratory practices, which interrogate the ways in which art is created, presented, and interpreted. Rehberger was awarded the Golden Lion Award for best artist at the 53rd Venice Biennale in 2009.
Rehberger was born in Esslingen, Germany. He studied at the Städelschule in Frankfurt from 1987 to 1992 under Martin Kippenberger, who had a great influence on Rehberger's inquisitive and conceptual approach to artmaking. 'What he, in the end, taught me was that the centre of production of art is the doubt of art', Rehberger explains.
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