Erwin Bechthold (* April 12, 1925 in Köln) is a German painter living on Ibiza since 1958. He recently received the highest prize of the Conseille de Eivissa, the gold medal. The award was given to him for his art and the fact that he connected the Ibiza art scene with the International Art Avantgarde.

Bechthold (link to German Wikipedia) was as Trökes a founding member of the GRUPO IBIZA 59. (Link to German Wikipedia)


Erwin Bechtold from © Romer Ubst