Artist of the moment……..A.R. Penck

A.R. Penck is a German artist associated with the Neo-Expressionist movement. A.R. Penck was born in Dresden, Germany in the year 1939. The artist was considered a rogue dissident who was under surveillance by the East Germany Communist regime/ party that ruled the country during the 1980s. Penck is a painter, printmaker, and sculptor.

Penck during this time was included in art shows that took place in West Germany.

Penck also creates soft sculptures in addition to regular sculptures from found materials including wood, tape, wire, carboard,  and cans. The artist loves to create on anything. In this manner he reminds of the great American artist Keith Haring. I find  the characters of Penck to be very expressionist. The viewer can feel the emotion of his characters immediately.

Price range information: Sorry none available.

In this clip we visit a show featuring A.R. Penck with out dear friend and fellow art enthusiast James Kalm:

What a great artist!

D

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: