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 […]

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 […]

ICBC Magazine, China

     FROM BACKWARD TO GO BEYOND 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 […]

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, […]

RUI Enjoy Magazine, China

    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 […]

Herald Journal Magazine, USA

     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 […]

Forbes Magazine, European Issue

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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Stern, Germany

     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 […]

Die Bunte, Germany

    Michelangelo of the Eifel Rainer Latzke manages to trick the human eye. The student of Joseph Beuys portrays the wide world  on walls. And not only millionaires pay a lot of money for this. Under an arch a golden Buddha is enthroned in a niche. One foot high made of gold, decorated with sparkling […]

Le Classique, Ukraine

    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 […]

Talkies, Netherlands

   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 […]

Madame, Germany

Die Visionen des Rainer Maria Latzke Gemalte Luftschlösser In der Meisterklasse von Joseph Beuys an der Kunstakademie in Düsseldorf war er der bunte Hund – nicht nur im bildlichen, sondern auch im farblichen Sinn. Denn nichts könnte der asketischen und gedankenschweren Welt des Vaters der neueren deutschen Malerei (Beuys nämlich) ferner liegen als die mit […]

Maison&Jardin, France

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. […]

Rundschau am Sonntag, Germany

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 zum Multimillionär aufstieg. Solche Geschichten müssten eigentlich nach alter Märchenerzählsitte mit „Es war einmal“ beginnen. Also: Da lebte in einem Dörfchen bei Münstereifel, […]

Kölnische Rundschau, Germany

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 […]

New City Magazine, China

Art Life Without Boundaries Interview with famous mural master Rainer Maria Latzke “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, only seen the by world at the introduction of the European Renaissance. As a contemporary […]

Wen Hui Bao, Shanghai, China

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 our lives. […]

Kölner Stadtanzeiger

Illusionary view on Vienna By Michael Thalken, His works make astronomical prices Euskirchen/Vienna The from Euskirchen stemming artist Rainer Maria Latzke, who lives 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 […]

First Frescographies presented to the Public

On March 15th 2000 Rainer Maria Latzke attended the christening ceremony of the world´s largest sailing boat in the port of Monaco, Rainer Maria Latzke was commissioned to decorate the public spaces of the boat with Frescographies. It was the first time that wall painting produced in Latzke´s Frescography technique have been presented to the public. […]