Fresco-Serigraphy: The ‘Schwerelos’-Edition by Rainer Maria Latzke

Rainer Maria Latzke is one of the leading mural painters of our time, whose fresco paintings are sold for six-figure sums. With the first Fresco-Lithography edition, the first mural serigraphy in Art history you now can acquire Latzke art as a mural which you can move from one place to another. The Frescographies come with […]

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VANTAGE Mgazine, China – A Modern Master

  A Modern Master Rainer Maria Latzke found his life’s calling in a forgotten art and brought it back to prominence for the 21st century. Meet a truly modern master. The sort of realistic painting that Shanghai-based German artist Rainer Maria Latzke specializes in was something of a dying art in modern times. With contemporary […]

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ICBC Magazin, China – From 200 Years in the Past to 10 Years in the Future: A Portrait of Rainer Maria Latzke

Beijing, China – The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) is  the largest bank in the world by profit and market capitalization. In the October issue of its customer magazine the bank introduced on four pages the art of Rainer Maria Latzke to its  over 100 million clients. (Here your can read the English […]

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Vision China interviews Professor Rainer Maria Latzke

Beijing, China – Shijue.me/Visual China is China´s most significant internet platform about art and culture. Together with Getty Image it reaches over 500,000 registered visual designers. For its Master series it recently conducted an interview with Rainer Maria Latzke about his works and his view on art. The Vision China interview Rainer Maria Latzke, in China […]

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Prof. Latzke talks with Curators of the Smithsonian National Museum of Design, NYC

New York – On Thursday January 11th 2013, Prof. Rainer Maria Latzke held meetings with the curators of the Smithsonian´s Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in New York. The Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum is the only museum in the US devoted exclusively to historic and contemporary design. The museum presents compelling perspectives on the impact of design […]

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ICBC Magazine, China – From the Past to the Future: Rainer Maria Latzke

            From the Past to the Future An Interview with Muralist Rainer Maria Latzke At this moment, you will get a chance to learn about mural painting from the European Renaissance period. Rainer Maria Latzke is a 62 year old professor of Shanghai Institute of Visual Arts of Fudan University and Beijing DeTao Master Academy. Right […]

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Prof. Rainer Maria Latzke to advise Winsor&Newton on the development of a new product line for wall painting

In April 2013 Prof. Rainer Maria Latzke was invited to the ColArt/ Winsor&Newton factory in Tianjin to give his advice advise for the development of a new product line for mural art related products. ColArt/Winsor&Newton is the largest art supplier in the world and distributes, throughout 126 countries, numerous leading paint brands, such as Winsor&Newton, Liquitex, […]

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Rui Enjoi Magazine, China – The Modern Day’s Michelangelo

    The Michelangelo of Modern Times In appreciation of his outstanding achievements in mural art and interior design, Rainer Maria Latzke was awarded the honorary professorship of the Shanghai Institute of Visual Art of renowned Fudan University in 2010.  Classical mural master Rainer Maria Latzke enjoys a global reputation in mural art. His unique creation […]

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Forbes Magazine – 12 cultural trendsetters with input on the decade

Forbes presents 12 cultural trendsetters with input on the decade: Film, TV, Design, Painting, Architecture. In the modern ‘fast-food’ cultural landscape, the struggle for survival for artists and their creative peers is becoming more and more of a PR battle. This often makes the sales process more important than the artistic result – faster and […]

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Herald Journal Magazine, USA – Modern Day Michelangelo

     Modern Day Michelangelo In Europe, Rainer Maria Latzke is known as a modern-day Michelangelo — a master muralist whose works cost $100,000 to $300,000. With their blue-chip prices, his art was only available to the very wealthy, a reality that made Latzke uncomfortable. “I wanted to democratize the process,” he said. “Many people would […]

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Le Classique, Russia – Rainer Maria Latzke: Master of Wall Painting and Guru of Fresco Art

       RAINER MARIA LATZKE – THE MASTER OF MURAL PAINTING AND GURU OF THE ART OF FRESCO. His works adorn the walls of palaces and halls of the richest people in the world today. Inspired by the Renaissance, he was among the first who engaged in the revival of this precious art in the […]

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Talkies, Netherlands – Trompe L’oeil

   Rainer Maria Latzke brings back the Trompe l´Oeil. Trompe l’oeil (French for ‘deceive the eye’) fascinated the Borghias and the Medicis so much   that their entire interiors were a showcase of plastering and ‘false marble’ paint effects, even though they were rich enough to afford real marble and onyx. With the rise of the […]

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Maison & Jardin, France – A GENIUS OF TROMPE L’OEIL.

A Genius of Trompe L’oeil. Without any doubt, an artist once understood and applied our century´s technique of Trompel´oeil, one of the most difficult techniques like the contemporary artist Rainer Maria Latzke, who knows all about the art of the renaissance. He is a veritable magician; able to transform ordinary rooms in a dream decoration. […]

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Rolling Stones Cover Designer Stefan Sagmeister visits the Latzke Studio in Shanghai

Shanghai, September17, 2012 On September 17th, renowned graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister, who created covers for famous bands such as the Rolling Stones and Aerosmith, visited Prof. Latzke´s Master studio  in Shanghai.  Sagmeister was in China on the invitation of the Shanghai Institute of Visual Art, where he gave a lecture about his design work. Sagmeister […]

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Rundschau am Sonntag, Germany – Castles in the air and painted Illusions

Luftschlösser und gemalte Illusionen Eine Tellerwäscher-Karriere auf europäisch, die dennoch in den kalifornischen Prominentenort Malibu führt: die Lebensstory des Rainer Maria Latzke aus der Eifel, der mit dem Pinsel in der Hand aufstieg zum Multimillionär. Solche Geschichten müssten eigentlich nach alter Märchenerzählsitte mit „Es war einmal“ beginnen. Also: Da lebte in einem Dörfchen bei Münstereifel, […]

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Bild am Sonntag – Rainer malt die heile Welt

Rainer malt die weite Welt auf Ihre Wand Swimmingpool am Amazonas Martina Schain, Tochter eines Transportunternehmers, genießt die Scheinwelt mit Flamingos im Rheinland. New York an der Leine: Die Scorpions haben sich ihr Studio nach New York “verlegen” lassen – von Rainer und Markus Latzke, beide in Weiß. Lustgarten im Ruhrpott: Rainer Maria Latzke vor […]

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Kölnische Rundschau, Germany – painting for kings and sheiks

The extraordinary life of Rainer Maria Latzke: In a pizzeria in Mechernich he painted for pasta and, a little later, in palaces and villas. At 57, the “boy from the Eifel” has plenty more to offer. He is painting for Kings and Sheikhs  Rainer Maria Latzke: A life in an artificial world and in the world of […]

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New City Magazine, Shanghai – an Art Life Without Boundaries

Art Life Without Boundaries An Interview with Rainer Maria Latzke, one of the leading wall painters of our times “I feel like a world citizen, a cosmopolitan, I’ll be happy to be anywhere that they need me.” For most people, murals seem to be a very ancient art, mostly seen the by world in connection with the […]

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Rainer Maria Latzke meets with Jeffrey Shaw, Dean of the School of Media of the University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong, April 26, 2012 On April 26th 2012 Rainer Maria Latzke and his wife Doris traveled to Hong Kong to meet with Dean of Media Art school of the University of Hong Kong, Prof. Jeffrey Shaw. Prof. Shaw has been one of the leading figures in new media art since the 1960s. He pioneered and […]

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Turing Award Winner Joseph Sifakis visits Latzke´s Master Studio in Shanghai

Shanghai, March 16,  2012  On March 16,  2012French computer scientist and Turing Award Winner Dr. Joseph Sifakis visited Rainer Maria Latzke’s Master Studio at the SIVA and shared some engaging discussions. Dr. Sifakis is Commander in France’s Legion of Honour. He works for the Centre national de la recherche scientifique at the VERIMAG laboratory near Grenoble, of […]

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Wen Hui Bao, Shanghai – THE CHINESE OPPORTUNITY OF MODERN MURAL ART

The Chinese Opportunity of Modern Mural Art An interview with the Professor of Shanghai Institute of Visual Art of Fudan University (SIVA) and the  Master of Beijing Detao Masters Academy, Rainer Maria Latzke. Recently, SIVA invited the well-known contemporary mural master, the German artist Rainer Maria Latzke, to introduce European mural art to China. He […]

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Opening ceremony of Rainer Maria Latzke´s Master Studio at the Shanghai Institute of Visual Art

September 15th, 2010 The new Master Studio of Professor Rainer Maria Latzke has been opened in a grand, festive ceremony with numerous guests including governmental authorities, members of the SIVA Faculty and many students. The Master Studio for Mural and Decorative Wall Art is the first higher education program for classic European wall painting in […]

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Rainer Maria Latzke receives a Honorary Professorship of the Shanghai Institute of Visual Art

In the celebration of the 5th anniversary of the founding of Shanghai Institute of Visual Art, Rainer Maria Latzke was awarded an honorary Professorship of the renowned art school of the Fudan University. The Fudan University is ranked amongst the three best University of China. In the laudation Honorary President Gong Xu Ping, former Mayor […]

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Stern, Germany – Art on the running meter

     ART ON THE RUNNING METER The German Artist Rainer Maria Latzke developed an attractive niche some years ago– grand murals for private clients. In themeantime he became a millionaire with his artwork. The headlights of cars throw rays of light onto Broadway; the windows of skyscrapers are glimmering. High above the stars are flashing […]

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Die Bunte, Germany – Michelangelo from the Eifel

    Michelangelo of the Eifel A bird man in the sky. Ivy on the wall: (picture left): The artist Rainer Maria Latzke painted the entrance hall of his 37-room castle. “Chateau Thal” in the Belgian Kettenis. Rainer Latzke manages to trick the human eye. The student of Joseph Beuys portrays the wide world  on walls. […]

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Rainer Maria Latzke ranked in the Russian Artist Federation List of World best Artists

Rainer Maria Latzke has been listed in the newest edition of the ARTISTS TRADE UNION OF RUSSIA UNITED ART RATING as one of the world´s 10,000 best artists of the last four centuries. The United Art Rating has been published as a periodical reference book since 1999 and includes Russian artists of the XVIII–XXI centuries who work, […]

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Koelner Stadtanzeiger – Illusionary view on Vienna

Illusionary view on Vienna His works make astronomical prices The from Euskirchen stemming artist Rainer Maria Latzke, who lives now in Monaco, got newly a unique order: He was asked to decorate the 120,000 sqft walls and ceilings of the Lanner Lehar hall in the Vienna town hall. Beside Latzke there have applied several other […]

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Rainer Maria Latzke comissioned with the redecoration of the Lanner Lehar Hall at the Vienna Town Hall

Vienna, September , 2005 After being awarded a commission in March 2005 for the restoration of the frescoes in the Vienna City Hall and the redecoration of the Lanner Lehar Hall, Latzke and his team have now started works in this famous Austrian listed building. The City Hall in the center of Vienna was built by Friedrich […]

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