Artist of the moment……..Neo Rauch

Neo Rauch is an German painter born in Leipzig, East Germany in the year 1960. The artist studied at the Honschule fur Grafik and Buchkunst located in Leipzig, Germany. The artist is considered part of the New Leipzig school .His work is a mix of story telling and surrealism. Some critics consider his art social realism. In this regard I compare him to the great David Levine. Rauch works in ceramics, painting, and as a printmaker.

Price range information: Works range from $10,000 to over $1 million dollars at auction for an original oil.

The artist’s parents were killed in a train accident when Neo Rauch was only four weeks old. The artist was raised by his grandparents.

Rauch has exhibited widely in Europe including shows in the Netherlands, Germany, and Poland, and even a show composed for the Metropolitan Museum of Art located in New York City.

Rauch is included in prestigious collections including the Museum of Modern Art in New York City and the Stedelijk  Museum of Amsterdam, Netherlands

Price range information: Works range from

The artist remains based out of Leipzig.

In this clip we visit a show featuring Neo Rauch with the great James Kalm:

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