Oskar KolbWeiler Rehmen 1923 - 1998 WiesbadenMaestoso 1975Oil on canvassigned and datedTitledSize: 80 x 97 cmFrame: 81.5 x 98.5 cmGood conditionAuthenticity is guaranteed.Oskar Kolb was born on 14.11.1923 in the hamlet Rehmen, community Ratzenried (Allgäu), born as the son of Marzell Kolb. Through the childhood friendship with the painter O. Wangen Briegel Kolb came to paint. With him he learned to paint churches and to restore oil paintings. After his military service piston attended the master school of painting trade in Reutlingen. The war first broke the artistic development, but in 1945 he settled in his home as a freelance painter. in 1945 he married in Wiesbaden Gerdi Lieglein, but only in 1949, the couple was finally settled in Wiesbaden.At the beginning of his painted works were in the second half of the 1940s still lifes, landscapes and interiors in impressionist and expressionist style. The objectivity he abstracted more and more until the beginning of the 50s. After attending evening classes at the Art School Wiesbaden piston was first assistant to Vincent Weber, then head of the painting department. 1954 Kolb joined the ''group of artists 50''. He made study trips to Italy, France and Russia. in addition, his work remained a regular participant in numerous solo, group and traveling exhibitions at home and abroad. So he took in 1957 in Paris at the ''Biennial 57'' on ''Jeune Peinture - Jeune Sculpture'' at the Palais de Marsan, the Louvre, in part.1957 Weber created under his involvement in Vincent the glass windows of the Friedrich-List-Schule in Wiesbaden. in 1960 he created a mosaic at the entrance of the gymnasium of the Orange school. He designed a facade design for the Adalbert Stifter School, symbolizing the theorem of Pythagoras (1963), and in 1969 the scenic design of a learning and playing wall still preserved in the Comenius school. in the following years he became a lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences in Wiesbaden, were the Werkkunstschule had risen 1,971th Finally, he was here until 1980 Professor in the Department of Design. Kolb was a prize winner of numerous competitions for environmental design and received until the 1980s into government contracts. From 1981, he headed to the Wiesbaden Free Art School (wfk) until the 1990s in the Department of art appreciation.For decades shaped piston the art scene of Wiesbaden very much and was so given to him as the first artist in Wiesbaden in 1984 the Culture Prize of the City of Wiesbaden. His works are mainly in private but also in public domain. For example, acquired the Cultural Affairs Wiesbaden 1978-2008 twelve labors for the Artothek Wiesbaden. Kolb died on 24.09.1998 in Wiesbaden. His grave is at the Wiesbaden South Cemetery. After Kolb's death a major retrospective in Nassau Kunstverein Wiesbaden e took place in December 1999th V. instead. 2008, in his 10th year of death, also presented the art library in his honor, a work selection of images from the years 1947 to 1998. The most recent exhibition, ''Sound of the Spirit'', a presentation of the 50-year creative period Kolb, he dedicated 2013 Wiesbaden Free Art school (wfk). The artist's estate is owned by the heirs.Kolb left an extensive and multifaceted artistic work. in addition to the aforementioned art in construction drawings, watercolors, gouaches, oil paintings and poems have survived. Intensive he sat down especially with the art theories of Adolf Hölzel and the master of the Bauhaus, but also deals with contemporary art movements. in addition to the form, the color became more and more important. As a result, large-format image compositions created with differentiated color tones, sometimes dark and meditative, sometimes intensely luminous character. His paintings work by areas, lines, colors, rhythms and musical forms. Some paintings bear musical titles such as Allegro maestoso. ''in beauty, beauty as an idea, beauty love bound to measure and harmony. The laws of harmony can be derived from natural forms. ''