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Jorg Immendorff

 (1945 - 2007)
Jorg Immendorff was active/lived in Germany.  Jorg Immendorff is known for painting and sculpture-political themes, teaching.

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 CafĂ© Deutschland, which was "  ...  Displaying 750 of 1479 characters.

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About  Jorg Immendorff

Born:  1945 - Bleckede, Germany
Died:   2007 - Dusseldorf, Germany
Known for:  painting and sculpture-political themes, teaching