What is your name: Rainer Lagemann
Do you have a formal art education or are you a self taught artist: Self
What is the style of your pieces: modern figurative
What is the medium in which you work: steel squares
What started you on your path as an artist: midlife crisis
What is one of the most important things that art has brought to your life: mental independence
What is your favorite genre of art besides the one you work in: Performance Art
Do you have art showings, and if so what are they typically like: I answer a lot of questions, some great some stupid. I enjoy comments like: that is different
Do you have a certain set of clothes you make art in: T shirts and shorts. The shirts are for sale, $150 each. Signed and stained
What has been the most frustrating part of being an artist? not enough time / energy
What is your favorite sandwich of all time: the one I’m getting ready to eat
Has this year brought about any changes in your work, and if so what are they: bigger is better
Who is your favorite artist alive or dead: gormley
What is the most moving piece of artwork that you have seen in person: Josh Segal holocaust memorial San Francisco
Do you have any animals, and what do they think of your work: dogs… They refuse to wear silly hats.
Do you have any upcoming exhibitions you would like to share with us: Naples Museum June, Art Hamptons this July, Art Toronto, Art Basel, Armery NY.