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Frank Auerbach

 (born 1931)
Frank Helmuth Auerbach is active/lives in England, United Kingdom.  Frank Auerbach is known for modernist figure to non objective painting.

Frank Auerbach

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Frank Helmut Auerbach (born April 29, 1931) is a painter born in Germany. He has been a naturalized British citizen since 1947. Auerbach is a figurative painter, who focuses on portraits and city scenes in and around the area of London in which he lives, Camden Town.[ Although sometimes described as expressionistic, Auerbach is not an expressionist painter. His work is not concerned with finding a visual equivalent to an emotional or spiritual state that characterized the expressionist movement, rather it deals with the attempt to resolve the experience of being in the world in paint. In this the experience of the world is seen as essentially chaotic with the role of the artist being to impose an order upon that chaos and record that order   ...  Displaying 750 of 6766 characters.

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About  Frank Auerbach

Born:  1931 - Berlin, Germany
Known for:  modernist figure to non objective painting