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.
A colossal show of contemporary German art is on show at eight different venues in Beijing, featuring big names like Richter and Baselitz. The exhibition is a response to an eight-site show of Chinese art in Germany.
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.
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.
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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