Lothar Emrich

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Lothar Emrich (born March 13, 1943 in Godelhausen ; † December 9, 2012 there ) was a German artist .


After graduating from high school in Kusel in 1955, Lothar Emrich first studied graphics, art history and art education at the universities of Mainz and Heidelberg .

In 1964 he finished his studies, returned to Godelhausen and since then has worked as a freelance artist. From 1978 until his retirement in 2008, he also taught fine arts at the grammar school in Kusel.

The first exhibition of his pictures took place in the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz during his studies in 1962 . After further exhibitions in the regional area, Lothar Emrich began to exhibit nationwide from the 1970s (including Charlottenburg Palace in Berlin , Paulskirche in Frankfurt am Main and Haus der Kunst in Munich ). In the 1980s, Lothar Emrich was able to make his works accessible to an international audience (including in Madrid , Barcelona , Bucharest and Zalaergerzeg ).

In addition to his drawings, Lothar Emrich also dedicated his artistic work to the sculpture garden in front of his house in Godelhausen.

Lothar Emrich died in his house in Godelhausen of the consequences of a heart attack.

Individual evidence

  1. Garden of contradictions and finding oneself . In: Ortsgemeine Theisbergstegen (Hrsg.): 650 years Godelhausen . Theisbergstegen: Theisbergstegen parish, Theisbergstegen.
  2. a b Michael Seyl : Fine arts in the Kusel room
  3. Over a thousand messages. Retrieved March 5, 2019 .
  4. Over a thousand messages. Retrieved March 4, 2019 .