b. 1953, Germany; lives and works in Munich
1973-1977 Academy of Art & Design, Cologne
Knopp Ferro is a sculptor and performer born near Cologne, Germany. After studying metal sculpture and performance art in Cologne; he worked at Circus Roncalli before exhibiting at Documenta 6 in Kassel in 1977.
Favouring metal, his sculptures belie the implicit weight of their material: the slightest breeze can set his mobiles of thin metal rods in motion.
Ferro has held solo exhibitions at: Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art,Vienna (2018); Louis Stern Fine Arts, West Hollywood (2018), Gallery Denise René, Paris (2017); DAN Galeria and Espace Expression, Miami (2016-17); and Maddox Arts, London (2016/2015). His work resides in such public collections as the Cisneros Fontanals Collection, Miami, Museum Art Center, Buenos Aires; Landesmuseum Niederösterreich, St. Pölten and Artothek, Cologne.