Hubert Becker was born in Olpe in Germany in 1954. From 1972 to 1989, he studied free graphics and painting at the Cologne School of Applied Arts. His works have been featured in international exhibitions and are represented in public and private collections, including the collection of the Museum Ludwig in Cologne. Hubert Becker has been working as an assistant to Gerhard Richter since 1991. He lives and works in Cologne.