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German artists

In the 19th century, the Jugendstil movement, equivalent to Art Nouveau, made a large contribution to German design and the applied arts. Illustrated by artist Franz von Stuck, this blend of fantasy and chic was expressed through graphic arts and interior architecture. Although punctuated by war and political and social crises, Germany saw the emergence of many artists from the beginning of the 20th century. Indeed, architects Fritz Höger and Hans Poelzig consolidate Expressionism. Then Walter Gropius founded the Bauhaus School of Arts and Crafts in Weimar. In addition to architecture, painting also established itself in the country through various currents initiated by renowned artists. The surrealist group Neue Gruppe, for example, was founded in Munich in 1947, led by Rudolf Schlichter. We could also mention Peter Nagel, a major figure in the Zebra group, founded in Hamburg in 1965. Or Georg Baselitz, mentor of the neo-expressionist, who had already enjoyed international notoriety since the mid-1960s. New genres appear straight from the United States: Color Field painting and Hard Edge Painting, in particular, experimented by Axel Dick and Reimer Jochims. It was subsequently artists like Jörg Immendorff, Anselm Kiefer, and Rainer Fetting who directly questioned in their works the political and social problems of Germany from 1980-1990. Their philosophy? Instill new ideologies through culture and art.

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Helmut Newton

Germany

Peter Klasen

Germany

Hans Hartung

Germany

Max Ernst

Germany

Joseph Beuys

Germany

tizlu

Germany

Markus Lüpertz

Germany

A.R. Penck

Germany

Gerhard Richter

Germany

Thomas Ruff

Germany

Erwin Blumenfeld

Germany

Josef Albers

Germany

Nils-Udo

Germany

Andreas Gursky

Germany

Juergen Teller

Germany

Georg Baselitz

Germany

Paul Klee

Germany

Michael Sailstorfer

Germany

Anselm Kiefer

Germany

Otto Dix

Germany

Dimitri Jelezky

Germany

Anni Albers

Germany

Manfred Mohr

Germany

Kef!

Germany

Ronald Franke

Germany

Werner Berges

Germany

Bernd Altenstein

Germany

Wolfgang Tillmans

Germany

Neo Rauch

Germany

Thomas Struth

Germany

Martin Kippenberger

Germany

Stephan Balkenhol

Germany

Thomas Schutte

Germany

Nando Kallweit

Germany

MadC

Germany

Marion Zimmermann

Germany

Philarthrop

Germany

Arnaud Ele

Germany

Stefanie Schneider

Germany

Manuela Karin Knaut

Germany

Imi Knoebel

Germany

Gernot Kissel

Germany

Ruth Scheibler

Germany

Jana Lottenburger

Germany

Bernhard Lang

Germany

Evgenia Pestova

Germany

Arvid Boecker

Germany

Helga Gendriesch

Germany

Horst P. Horst

Germany

Joseph Ó Riagáin

Germany

Claus Stolz

Germany

Teddy Marks

Germany

Dan Carabas

Germany

Matthias Jung

Germany

Roger König

Germany

Matthias Leupold

Germany

Joana Lucas

Germany

Sophie Mangelsen

Germany

Déesse

Germany

Jörg Döring

Germany

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