Rudolf Limberger occasionally used the pseudonym “Max”. He often behaved rather childlike, at other times he was totally withdrawn. In order to draw, he needed his psychiatrist Leo Navratil to be present. He had no interest in working on his own.
Figures emerged only to disappear again under a plethora of pencil lines. Over years, those sessions produced virtually chopped-off lines that penetrated the paper. Powerful, impressive works – the technique amazed many artistic colleagues.
Text: Raphaël Koenig
Foreword: Christian Berst
Catalog published to mark the exhibition in abstracto #3, from February 9 to March 19, 2023.