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Joe Brockerhoff

Joe Brockerhoff

Johannes (Joe) Brockerhoff is a painter and philosopher, born 1952 in Leipzig. He left very early the Deutsche Demokratische Republik with his family for West Germany. Also  His art is very close to conceptual pop art, in this case also familiar to Jeff Koons. He is a pioneering spray-artist and one of the greatest artists in this aerea. Among his close artists friends are Sigmar Polke, Georg Polke, Memphis Schulze,

Keith Haring

Keith Haring

American artist Keith Haring was best known for his graffiti-inspired drawings, which he first made in subway stations and later exhibited in museums. He was born on May 4, 1958, in Reading, Pennsylvania. In 1978 he moved to New York City and began using the city as his canvas, making chalk drawings in subway stations. His art was eventually seen everywhere from public murals and nightclubs to galleries and museums

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Heinz-Günter Mebusch

Heinz-Günter Mebusch, born 1952 and died 2001 in Düsseldorf, was a German conceptual artist, photographer, philosopher and world-traveller. He had spent already a part of his childhood in Windhoek, Namibia, where his father worked as a doctor. A tolerant and cosmopolitan atmosphere also encouraged his later desire to get to know people and the world. He studied with Otto Steinert and Erich vom Endt at the famous Folkwangschule, Essen (today

Joseph Beuys

Joseph Beuys

Joseph Beuys, born 1921 in Krefeld and died 1986 in Düsseldorf, was a German Fluxus, happening, and performance artist as well as a sculptor, installation artist, graphic artist, art theorist, and pedagogue. His extensive work is grounded in concepts of humanism, social philosophy and anthroposophy. It culminates in his “extended definition of art” and the idea of social sculpture as a gesamtkunstwerk, for which he claimed a creative, participatory role

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