He is 62-year-old artist from Comalapa in Guatemala. Oscar Eduardo Perén Chunai never going to get rich with his traditional painting, but it has given him a reach far beyond his homeland.
He’s exhibited his work in Europe and China.
Georg Baselitz was thrown out of art school at the age of 18, and has fostered the image of an art world maverick ever since. To mark his 80th birthday, DW looks back at his life and work.
Since 2017, the obelisk has stood in Kassel, the German city that hosts the Documenta art exhibition. Now the city has decided to buy it — if it manages to agree with the work's creator on its placement.
Marking a century since the end of World War I, a new exhibition at London's Tate Britain explores how artists responded to the physical and psychological horrors of the "war to end all wars."
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