(1945 - 2007)
Jorg Immendorff was active/lived in Germany. Jorg Immendorff is known for painting and sculpture-political themes, teaching.
Biography Jorg Immendorff
A German artist known for painting and sculpture of World War II political themes and especially for his active and controversial promotion of non-traditional art, Jorg Immendorff was born in Bleckede, Germany and studied at the Dusseldorff Art Academy with Joseph Beuys. As a student Immendorff was expelled because of his strong protest of academic art and participation in Neo-Dada performance art called Lidl. However, this rejection only intensified his determination, and he became a life-long promoter of artists as social activists.
In the 1970s, he returned to canvas painting as a Neo Expressionist aligned with a group called Neue Wilde. His signature work is a series known as Café Deutschland, which was "
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