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Sigmar Polke: Alchemist - Polke, Sigmar, and Nestegard, Jutta (Text by), and Steihaug, Jon-Ove (Text by)
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This modest catalogue provides an excellent introduction to and survey of the paintings of Sigmar Polke, one of the most significant artists of the last 50 years. Since the 1960s, Polke has been making paintings of a deeply ironic nature, works that make fun of the tropes that have dominated the world of modern art. As such, he has situated himself as something of a participant-critic in the dialogue concerning the relevance of painting in recent decades, and has made one of the strongest cases imaginable for its continuing ...

Sigmar Polke: Alchemist 2001, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

ISBN-13: 9788790029531