List of Artists → Albert Christoph Reck
German painter, worked as a sailor until after World War II, was initially trained as a painter by H. Holtorf in Flensburg in 1947, since 1948 he studied at the Hamburg Landeskunstschule under A. Mahlau, after a sojourn in England he continued his studies at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, in 1953 he settled in Hamburg, in 1956 he won the Lichtwark scholarship, after a journey to South Africa in 1962 he settled there until 1968, back in Germany he studied under J. Beuys in Düsseldorf in 1970, from 1977 to 2003 he lived again in South Africa as director of a artistic weaving mill. Mus.: Hamburg (Kunsthalle), Schleswig, Kiel, Flensburg, Basel, Johannesburg a. others. Lit.: Vollmer.