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Karl Otto Götz: Points of Contact

On August 19th 2017, Karl Otto Götz died at the age of 103. In the time since then, many obituaries have been published, through which his artistic achievements have been widely acknowledged. I will try to discuss my personal contact with Götz, searching through my not-always-perfectly-reliable memory.

Karl Otto Götz as a Scientist

Götz/Rissa in conversation with Irene Daum and Peter Tepe
The famous painter Karl Otto Götz, one of the most prominent artists of Art Informel, also worked as an empirical scientist in the 1960s and 1970s. (…) Visual artists like Karl Otto Götz also frequently pursue literary activities and write poems in particular. However, a visual artist who works professionally in the field of science – in this case as an empirical psychologist – is very rare. Why was he interested in this type of art-science combination? Why did he decide to conduct psychological research?