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Sigmar Polke

 (1941 - 2010)
Sigmar Polke was active/lived in Germany.  Sigmar Polke is known for pop art painting, sculpture, printmaking, photography.

Sigmar Polke

    POLE-kuh   speaker-click to hear pronunciation  click to hear

The following obituary is from The New York Times:

Sigmar Polke, Whose Sly Works Shaped Contemporary Painting, Dies at 69
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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About  Sigmar Polke

Born:  1941 - Oels, Germany
Died:   2010 - Cologne, Germany
Known for:  pop art painting, sculpture, printmaking, photography