Wolfgang Werkmeister counts among the protagonists of contemporary graphic art in Germany. Wolfgang Werkmeister specialized in graphic prints, which would remain his favorite means of expression throughout his life, while he was still studying at the 'Akademie der Bildenden Künste' in Stuttgart. He attained particularly virtuosity in the art of etching. Most of his etchings, which were usually executed in an expressive black and white and less often in bright and cheerful colors, show landscapes and motifs with abstract tendencies. Light atmospheres and details are captured with great poise, making his etchings amazing photo-realistic accounts of reality. By a masterly use of chiaroscuro he achieves particular effects. Etchings by Wolfgang Werkmeister have been in the focus of numerous exhibitions, additionally, they are sought-after collector items.