Thomas Ruff

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Thomas Ruff, born 1958 in Zell am Harmersbach, Schwarzwald, lives and works in Düsseldorf. He studied photography from 1977 to 1985 with Bernd and Hilla Becher at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf. Walker Evans, Eugène Atget, Karl Blossfeldt, Stephen Shore and William … Continued

Heinz-Günter Mebusch

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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 … Continued

A.R. Penck

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A.R. Penck, alias of Ralf Winkler born 1939 in Dresden, Germany; he died in 2017. Penck is a neo-expressionist painter, sculptor, and jazz drummer A.R. Penck died 2017. Penck never formally studied art, but learned from the art masters. In … Continued


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Monika von Eschenbach, alias of Monika Bauer, is born 1965 in Eschenbach, Bavaria. She had studied architecture and started her career as an architect of public buildings in California and Alaska (1988 – 1991). Later on she worked for a … Continued