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Feature: Sunday Painter | Georg Baselitz

Georg Baselitz German Neo-Expressionist painting, Georg Baselitz (zʇᴉlǝsɐq ƃɹoǝפ) is this week’s #SundayPainter. _ In the 1960s, Georg Baselitz emerged as a pioneer of German Neo-Expressionist painting. His work evokes disquieting subjects rendered feverishly as a means of confronting the realities of the modern age and explores what it is to be German and a …

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Feature: Sunday Painter | Amy Sillman

Powerful, chaotic absraction from this week’s #SundayPainter, American artist Amy Sillman. _ Amy Sillman’s work foregrounds the materiality of painting and its formal, psychological, and conceptual dimensions. She constructs her work in a physical way—through gesture, color, and drawing-based procedures—and imbues it with questions of feminism, performativity, and humor. Sillman earned her BFA from the …

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Marlene Dumas | The Image as Burden 5 February – 10 May 2015

Tate Modern London Marlene Dumas is one of the most prominent painters working today. Her intense, psychologically charged works explore themes of sexuality, love, death and shame, often referencing art history, popular culture and current affairs. ‘Secondhand images’, she has said, ‘can generate first-hand emotions.’ Dumas never paints directly from life, yet life in all …

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Feature: Sunday Painter | Georgia O’Keeffe

Following on from the news a few days ago that a Georgia O’Keeffe artwork broke the auction record for a work by a female artist, this week’s Sunday Painter features the work of the acclaimed painter. Flowers, landscapes, shells, skulls, natural forms, leaves…skyscrapers… O’keeffe’s focus was broad across her long career. _ Georgia O’Keeffe was …

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Feature: Sunday Painter | Joan Mitchell

Abstract expressionist painter and printmaker Joan Mitchell is this week’s superb Sunday Painter featured artist. If you are in New York there’s about two weeks to run on the Joan Mitchell: Trees exhibition at Cheim & Read so make sure you don’t miss out on that. www.cheimread.com