Being and Essence: The Unknown A.R. Penck; Works from the Jurgen Schweinebraden Collection

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Being and Essence: The Unknown A.R. Penck; Works from the Jurgen Schweinebraden Collection - Schmidt, Johannes (Editor)
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This volume is the catalog to an exhibition to be held at the Staedtische Galerie Dresden, which will feature Penck's works from a large private collection. It features nearly 500 illustrations from the 1950s when Penck first began his artistic career to 1980 when he emigrated from East Germany. Born Ralf Winkler in 1939, Penck witnessed the bombing of his hometown of Dresden in 1945. The shockwaves of that experience can be sensed through his dramatic and bold works. For years Penck practiced his art "underground," away ...

Being and Essence: The Unknown A.R. Penck; Works from the Jurgen Schweinebraden Collection 2008, Prestel Publishing, Munich, Germany

ISBN-13: 9783791340647

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