Painter, draughtsman, motion picture artist, collage artist (male), commercial artist (male), sculptor (male), philosopher (male), art historian (male), poet (male), academy director and college professor (male)
1955-1959 and 1965-1968 studies philosophy, art history and archaeology. Earns his doctorate. 1967-1971 teaches at the art academies in Karlsruhe and Munich. 1971-1997 professor at the Städel School, Frankfurt am Main.