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PENCK, A. R. (<i>born</i> 1939), Painter, sculptor, engraver, performance artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PENCK, A. R. (born 1939), Painter, sculptor, engraver, performance artist

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German, 20th century, male.

Born 5 October 1939, in Dresden.

Painter (including gouache), sculptor, engraver, performance artist, film maker, writer, musician.

New Fauves.

[not available online]A.R. Penck produced his first paintings (landscapes and portraits) at the age of ten, and subsequently studied commercial art in 1955. He was self-taught, practised different professions, and pursued a great many activities, such as music, poetry, and

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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