Born in 1960 in Philadelphia, USA
Medical studies and graduation with doctorate, University of Vienna
Habilitation and specialist (‘Facharzt’) in pathology, University of Würzburg
Professor of Infection-Pathology (C3) at the Charité – Universitätsmedizin, Berlin
Current: Managing Director of the MVZ for Histology, Cytology and Molecular Diagnostics Trier GmbH
Influenced by his father, Hans Krenn (1932 – 2007), Veit Krenn has been engaged in the creation of structures, forms and sculptures since 1989.
In his professional life he is constantly dealing with various anatomical, histopathological and macropathological structures at a diagnostic level and these form the basis for his art.
Some of his works make a direct reference to concrete inner structures and organs, while others modify and only hint at a creative proximity to organic body structures.
The drawings shown here were initially created as idea sketches before the material realization of the sculptures. Drawn in charcoal, pencil and opaque colour, they served as the basis for the design of the objects.
LINKSVeit Krenn on Wikipedia
EXHIBITION / CATALOGUE
In 2006, an exhibition of Veit Krenn’s works was held on the occasion of the 90th anniversary of the German Society for Pathology at the Institute of Pathology, Rudolf Virchow House, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin.
The catalogue Furchungen – Zeichnungen und Organskulpturen by Veit Krenn was published to accompany the exhibition.„Furchungen – Zeichnungen und Organskulpturen by Veit Krenn“
Editor: Navena Widulin
Introductory text: Prof. Dr. med. Thomas Schnalke, Director of the Berlin Museum of Medical History at the Charité
Photos: Christa Scholz
Design and layout: Corina Legler
The Deutsche Bibliothek lists this publication in the Deutsche Nationalbibliografie. Details of how to order at the
Berlin Museum of Medical History or the author.
Images and Photos are largely contributed by Clas Steinmann.
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