Ralf Metzenmacher

German artist, designer and painter (1964-2020)

Ralf Metzenmacher (born 26 July 1964) is a German painter and designer. He is a representative and pioneer of Retro-Art, a synthesis between art and product design. Metzenmacher sees his Retro-Art technique as a revitalization of 17th century still life painting and as a further development of Pop art.

Ralf Metzenmacher


  • I think Joseph Beuys is the most missunderstood artist of the 20th century. He opened a door into art for any idiot and now they traipse around believing that they have to bestow their favour on this rubbish, although it has absolutely nothing to say.
    • Ralf Metzenmacher's Homepage: FAQ
  • I'm a clown with brush and color.
    • Nürnberger Nachrichten, August 17, 2007
  • About 80 percent of our customers buy our shoes not to compete in, but to wear in their leisure time.
    • The New York Times, March 12, 2004

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