Rainer Pfnür was born in 1939 in Berchtesgarden, Germany. He had lived and worked since 1977 in Paris and partly in Sta.Gertrudis where he passed away in 2005. Rainer Pfnür’s rich oevre includes graphics, installations and pictogramms. He was passionate about language and literature and highy fascinated by poems. Through his oeuvre, he visualized poetic language through painting gestures.