In his early career, during the late 1960s and early 70s, Robert Irwin followed in the footsteps of the abstract expressionists. He started as a painter, but quickly adopted objects and materials that would allow him to explore, with greater breadth, notions of perception and the effects of light and
For more than thirty years, Tivey has investigated the phenomena of light. In installation, painting, sculpture and projection, he pursues the concrete experience of light as well as the emotional and theoretical implications it holds for the human condition.
1944 born in Nový Jicin (Neutitschein), in the then German-annexed Czechoslovakia. 1966-1968 studied at the German Film and Television Academy Berlin (West). 1966to Ursula Lefkes. 1968 birth of daughters Annabel Lee und Larissa Lu. 1974 - 1984 author and editor of the journal Filmkritik in Munich. 1