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POLKE, Sigmar (1941 - 2010), Painter, collage artist, photographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
POLKE, Sigmar (1941 - 2010), Painter, collage artist, photographer

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German, 20th century, male.

Born 13 February 1941, in Oels (now Olesnica, Poland); died 10 June 2010, in Cologne, Germany.

Painter (mixed media), collage artist, photographer.

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[not available online]Sigmar Polke, the son of a blacksmith, arrived with his family in Thuringia in East Germany in 1945. In 1953 he moved to Düsseldorf in West Germany. In 1959 he studied glass painting in

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