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A. R. Penck: Composition in Black and Grey

A. R. Penck (Dresden 1939), also Ralf Winkler

Composition in Black and Grey

Lot-No. 437 | Proceeds: 11.100,00 €

1994, acryl/canvas, 40 x 50 cm, lo. le. sign. ar. penck. - Expertise: We are grateful to the artist and the gallery Michael Werner for kindly confirming the authentictiy and for communicating the date. - Painter, graphic artist a. sculptor. After being trained by Strawalde he vainly tried to be admitted at the Dresden a. Berlin academies. Using the name of the glaciologist Albrecht Penck as a pseudonym he applied for membership in the DDR arist's union which was refused for his political attitude. Since 1976 he cooperated with Jörg Immendorff. In 1980 he moved to Cologne, in 1983 to London, since 2003 he is living in Dublin. P. exhibited repeatedly at the Documenta. Among his numerous awards is the Rembrandt prize of the City of Basel a. the art prize of the city of Aachen.

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