Rolf Iseli is one of the most famous contemporary Swiss artists. His subject is that of the human being and our natural living space. In extensive end-of-time landscapes, the primordial being appears: the antithesis of human being/nature is removed and is understood and reformed into a synthesis.
1934 born in Bern, Switzerland
1950–1954 apprenticeship as lithographer, drawing lessons at Kunstgewerbeschule, Bern
1959 participation at documenta II, Kassel
1972 participation at documenta V, Kassel
lives and works in Bern and St. Romain, Burgund