Gerhard Meling was born in Haugesund, Norway, April 15th 1945. He is a widely-traveled man, having spent parts of his childhood in England, Egypt, and USA. He has since lived and worked at different places in Norway, Denmark, Belgium, France, England, and the USA. He currently spends most of his time in Spain and Norway. He was educated as a stained glass artist at Lamb Studios N.J. USA, and has done a number of fine works and decorations, both public and private. The most important of these are the installations at the United Nation Building for Marc Chagall, and the Rockefeller Memorial Monastery, for Henry Matisse. He has also carried out restoration at the ancient Avaldsnes Church at Karmøy, Norway.
After working for several years in this branch of art, he changed media, following his natural affinity towards the virgin canvas and pure, primary colors.
His development as a painter began with thorough studies of the ocean, as well as reliance on personal experiences and memories of the sea from his childhood environment.
During his early career as a painter, Meling painted numerous portraits, through which he achieved very promising critical acclaim and awards. His focus at this early stage was primarily post-expressionism. However, he quickly redirected his focus to post-cubism.
In 1989 he invented Cube-Art®, entitling his first major work "Discubery"®. Since then he has worked with Cube-Art® and has developed this into an interactive art form. An ambitious, proud and honest artist, his eternal quest for truth and beauty pervades his pictures in a manner rarely seen in contemporary art.
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