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Jan Peter Tripp

Born in Oberstdorf, Germany, in 1945, Jan Peter Tripp studied sculpture in the early 1970s at the Akademie Stuttgart and painting at the Akademie Wien in Vienna. The works of his early years show a clear surrealist influence. Subsequently, he changed his interest in psychiatric themes for the real, like the German painters of the Neue Sachlichkeit. After finishing his studies, he settled in Alsace, where he continues to live and work today as an independent painter.
Nowadays he is known for his realistic paintings and prints, which include portraits, landscapes and still life scenes, and have been shown at some 500 personal exhibitions in different countries. Many contemporary writers (including Sebald himself) have praised his work and become close friends with him.

Has participated in

Sebald Variations

The Art of Storytelling