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Est. 1902

Michael Werner

A.R. Penck

German artist A.R. Penck’s paintings from the late 1960s and ’70s, which display stick figures and rudimentary markings, are today widely regarded as emblems of postwar existential angst and Cold War…

Allen Jones

Organized by art historian Norman Rosenthal, this survey of Allen Jones’s work aimed to provide a historical view of the controversial artist’s oeuvre—going as far back as the mid-’60s, when he was li…

Gianni Piacentino

This recent mini survey of Italian artist Gianni Piacentino (b. 1945), a rather renegade member of the original Arte Povera group, featured nine major works spanning nearly five decades, from 1965 to…

Per Kirkeby

Seven paintings on canvas (all 2011) made up a recent New York show by Per Kirkeby. Though the 73-year-old Danish painter, writer, poet and sculptor had a retrospective at London's Tate Modern in 20…

Friedrich Schroder-Sonnenstern

In 1949, at age 57, Friedrich Schroder-Sonnenstern reinvented himself as an artist after more than 40 years spent in and out of psychiatric hospitals, prisons and penal camps, and a profitable run a…

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