Biography

Karl Martin Holzhäuser, b. 1944 in Germany, is one of the earliest champions of Concrete Photography.  Today, Holzhäuser has returned to the roots of his chosen artistic medium, creating a new genre in the field of cameraless photography that combines the stringency of premeditated instructions with elements of calculated chance.  Calling this work “Lichtmalerei” or “painting with light,” Holzhäuser works completely in the dark, following a predevised “score” of the movement of light from memory, and allowing for extemporaneous adjustments by hand.

SELECT COLLECTIONS
The Peter C. Ruppert Collection, Museum im Kulturspeicher Würzburg 
Museum für Kunst und Geschichte, Freiburg 
Photographic Collection of the City of Leinfelden 
Photographic Collection of the City of Detmold 
The Artothek Kunstverein, Bielefeld 
Marburger Kunstverein, Marburg 
Schupmann Collection