Günther Förg (Füssen im Allgäu, December 5, 1952 – Freiburg im Breisgau, December 5, 2013) was a German painter, sculptor and photographer.
Förg studied from 1973 to 1979 with Karl Fred Dahme at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste München in Munich. His first solo exhibition took place in 1980 at the Munich gallery of Rüdiger Schöttle. In 1984 he took part in the exhibition von hier aus – Zwei Monate neue deutsche Kunst in Düsseldorf. In 1992 Förg was invited to documenta IX in Kassel. From 1992 to 1999 he taught at the Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe in Karlsruhe. In 1996 he was awarded the Wolfgang Hahn Prize. From 1999 until his death in 2013 he was professor at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste München.
Förg’s style of work is considered to be American Abstract Painting. By combining painting and sculpture with photography, he created complex constructions/installations. His work is represented in many collections.
Günther Förg lived and worked in Areuse (Swiss canton of Neuchâtel) and Freiburg im Breisgau (German state of Baden-Württemberg).