75-year-old Markus Lüpertz is one of Germany’s best-known contemporary painters, as known for his art as he is for his ego. An exhibition in Duisburg is currently showcasing more than 80 works by the artist.
Love him or hate him, with his tattoos and heavy jewelry, artist Markus Lüpertz always leaves a lasting impression. His paintings and sculptures, however, spite abstract art as color-rich masterpieces of subtly.
In contrast to three national Martin Luther exhibitions in Germany, a new international show in a former jail in Wittenberg entitled "Luther and the Avantgarde" triggers controversy with works by 66 artists.
German artist Markus Lüpertz has been painting for 50 years. He still works every day, and isn't the least bit shy about promoting his work. We talk to Lüpertz about a career that spans five decades.
Fat Porsches, thick bellies, walls of knitted fabric: Austrian artist Erwin Wurm's sculptures are surreal, philosophical and always full of wit. A double exhibition in Duisburg presents his works.
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