Walter Lindner (1936 - 2007)
Walter Lindner (1936-2007).
Art collector Simon Hearnden unearthed the highly accomplished monotypes of this enigmatic Berlin artist whilst visiting him in 2006. A recent association with David Simon Contemporary sees a selection of Lindner’s work being shown at the gallery ahead of a major solo exhibition at the gallery in 2018.
Over four decades Lindner perfected his technique, creating monotype prints onto paper from glass plates painted with
oils; the basis for his unique, hand-finished, original works. Approved one-off prints were then embellished, often adding gold leaf. Lindner’s techniques attracted attention by his Berlin university
tutors and fellow artists. Lindner exhibited annually at the Frankfurt Art Fair for 40 years. Exhibitions of his work in Germany were successful in the 70s and 80s, but Lindner was a reluctant