Günther Heilfurth, sculptor
Born in 1940 in Leipzig, studied painting
and graphic design in Munich, Kassel and Paris. After completing
studies in 1972 in pedagogic and working in a psychiatric hospital
for children, he has been living and working as a sculptor in Italy
and Berlin/ Hamburg since 1992.
Besides several solo and group exhibitions and curatorial work in
Italy and Germany, he has worked together with Beta Siebel on the
project Message from Next Door which deals with the
human face. This project has been shown in 2006 in Pietrasanta and
2007 in Pistoia.
Günther Heilfurth died 2009 at Hamburg.
2013 Donation for Sant'Anna di Stazzema, Field of Memory: 20+1 piece of african granite -