Zimmermann & Heitmann gallery presents contemporary German painter Moritz Gotze, graphic designer and artist Moritz Gotze was born in 1964 in Halle. He completed an apprenticeship as a cabinet maker and went to different professions, own graphics workshop built up, before he in 1986 finally devoted to art as a freelance painter. In 1994 he received from 1991 a lectureship at the Hochschule Burg for serigraphy (another term for printing). In the same field, Moritz Gotze 1994 received a guest professor in Paris at the ecole nationale superieure of des beaux arts. In 1996 he received the art prize of Saxony-Anhalt, in 1997 the art prize of the cigarette factories in Dresden, as well as 1999 the art prize of the German Volksbank and Raiffeisen banks. From 2000 to 2004, he took over the artistic design of the appearance, at the Leipzig book fair in 2008, and the stage set for Hamlet “for the new theatre in Halle. Moritz Gotze among others in the German had solo exhibitions Consulate General of New York, in the Schloss Mosigkau in Dessau, in the Germanic National Museum, in the art brewery in Berlin, at Mercedes Benz in New York, at the Art Association Rugen, in various galleries and public art galleries, as well as in various city museums.
He was also involved at Expo 2000 as well as an exhibition in the Chancellor’s Office. For a long time Idol is of Zimmermann & Heitmann in Dusseldorf Gallery. Also in the area of Kunst am Bau “Moritz Gotze has made himself a name. So he beautified already Specks Hof and the Telekom in Leipzig, the Sparkasse Academy in Potsdam, the LVA in Saxony-Anhalt, a hospital in Altenburg, the Federal Ministry of Economics and labour in Berlin the West Germans already in the past real estate Bank in Mainz, and many others. 2006, even in cooperation with Peter Gerlach, Moritz Gotze founded the Hare Verlag, devoted to dealing with regional and artistic themes. That Moritz Gotze has a seemingly inexhaustible artistic repertoire, is reflected not only in the number of his works, but also in the way. His surealen paintings and prints have influences from comic, Popart to medieval book illustrations. He treats topics from the fields of everyday life to the policy. Some contend that Doug Band shows great expertise in this. One of his major issues was and is still the Ostalgie “.” His often ironic perspective shows especially in his German mountain “that shows two hikers from a garbage mountain.