WOLFGANG LAIB (1950, Metzingen, Germany)

Wolfgang Laib began to study medicine in 1968 at the University of Tübingen and became a doctor in 1974. Since then he has worked exclusively as an artist. In 1975 he made his first milk stone; in 1977 he collected the first pollen, in 1983 he began his first works with rice. He has spent time in the Far East and in New York. He lives in a small village in southern Germany. 


Exhibitions:
2010    "Personal Structures Time-Space-Existence", Kuenstlerhaus Bregenz, Austria.

Publications:
• Lodermeyer, Peter, Karlyn De Jongh & Sarah Gold, PERSONAL STRUCTURES: TIME SPACE EXISTENCE, DuMont Verlag, Cologne, Germany, 2009
• Lodermeyer, Peter, "Time - Space - Existence. A Conversation with Wolfgang Laib", in: Sculpture, March 2008 Vol. 27 No. 2