(1941 - 2010)
Sigmar Polke was active/lived in Germany. Sigmar Polke is known for pop art painting, sculpture, printmaking.
Biography Sigmar Polke
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The following obituary is from The New York Times:
Sigmar Polke, Whose Sly Works Shaped Contemporary Painting, Dies at 69
By ROBERTA SMITH
Published: June 11, 2010
Sigmar Polke, an artist of infinite, often ravishing pictorial jest,
whose sarcastic and vibrant layering of found images and maverick
painting processes left an indelible mark on the last four decades of
contemporary painting, died Thursday in Cologne, Germany. He was 69.
The cause was complications from cancer, said Gordon VeneKlasen, a
partner at the Michael Werner Gallery New York which, along with
Galerie Michael Werner in Cologne, has been Mr. Polke's chief
representative for nearly 20 years.
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