by Markus Lüpertz
Texts by Joost deClercq and Richard Shiff
29 x 25 cm
11 3/8 x 9 7/8 in
English / French
Almine Rech Editions
Edition of 800
Markus Lüpertz (born in 1940 in Liberec, Czech Republic) artist fled as a child with his family to West Germany’s Rhineland. As a teenager, he attended the School of Applied Arts in Krefeld. A truncated period at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf and a short spell in Paris introduced him to art history’s methods and masterpieces, but it was only on moving to West Berlin in 1962 that he found an artistic community in which he would flourish – Georg Baselitz, A.R. Penck, and Jörg Immendorff among them – and quickly emerged as a force to be reckoned with in German post-war art.
Features ‘Markus Lüpertz’, a text by Joost deClercq and ‘Markus Lüpertz’, a text by Richard Shiff.
This book is published in conjunction with the exhibitions by Markus Lüpertz held at Almine Rech Brussels, from October 11 to December 21, 2017 and Almine Rech Paris, from October 13 to November 24, 2018.
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