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Markus Lüpertz

German painter and sculptor

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Emigrated to Rheydt, Rheinland with his family in 1948. Studied at the Werkkunstschule Krefeld with Laurens Goosen in 1956 and thereafter worked variously as a coalminer and road builder. In 1962 he moved to Berlin and began a cycle of paintings, "Dithyrambischen Malerei." He wrote two manifestos in the 1960s based on these works. In the 1980s he produced stage designs, painted bronze sculptures, and monumental murals.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500047407.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Markus Lüpertz:

Markus Lüpertz Pferd (Horse), 1988 Sugar-lift aquatint
Markus Lüpertz Kopf (Head), 1988 Etching and sugar-lift aquatint
Markus Lüpertz Monkey, 1988 Sugar-lift aquatint
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