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Hand printed Artists' Books
in limited signed editions


texts from Hölderlin (in German)
with 8 screen prints from René Böll

20 x 30 cm, 40 pages,
hand pulled screen printing
BFK Rives 250 gr
acryl slipcase
50 signed and numbered copies
date of publication: 15.5.2010

      Rene Böll

      1948 Born in Cologne, Germany
      1963 Began drawing and painting
      1966 Instructed by the artist Bernhard Müller-Feyen
      1967 Studied painting and graphic arts in Cologne and Vienna
      Free lance painter
      1972 First experiments with Chinese and Japanese ink
      1975 - 88 Cofounder and publisher of the Lamuv Publishing House
      Publisher, translator and photograph
      1985 Editor of six volumes of "Complete letters of Vincent van Gogh"
      Since 1988 again Freelance painter
      Presently working mainly with Chinese ink, silverpoint, oilpainting, watercolour and printmaking

      Study trips to Ecuador, Ireland, Russia, Kenya, China.
      Seminars: use of colours, pigment history, painting technique.

      Solo Exhibitions in China, Czechia, Ecuador, Germany , Ireland, the
      Netherlands, Switzerland, USA since 1972
      among others:
      1996 Art Hall of China, Beijing, China
      1996 Art Hall of Shandong, Jinan, China
      1996 Dragon Museum, Weifang, China
      1996 Art Hall Xian, China
      1998 Posada des Artes Kingman, Quito, Ecuador
      2000 "East meets West" Trout Gallery, Dickinson College, Carlisle. P.A. USA together with Sozan Matsuba
      2002 University of Limerick, Irland,
      2002 German Embassy, Beijing, China together with Gu Gan
      2007 Custom House, Westport

      Group Exhibitions (Selection)
      1998 "Nine West": German Artists in Weifang and Jinan, China
      1998 1. International Biennal Ink Painting, Shenzen, China

      Symposium, Projects
      1996 Symposium of Chinese ink painters, Goethe-Institut, Beijing, China
      1997 Study trip to northwest China, Takla Makan and Gobi desert
      (supported by the Nordrhein-Westfalen-Foundation for the Arts and Culture)

      With Günther Beckers co-founder of the Artist Museum Beckers-Böll, Aachen and Cologne