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  • Jörg Immendorff

    Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum

    Jörg Immendorff is a highly eclectic artist. In his latest works, the extended “Café Deutschland” series, he takes Guttoso’s Café Greco, a painting of the well-known café and former artists’ meeting place in Rome, as his starting point. Earlier he drew on the political agitation art of socialist countries and steered a dadaistic course through the Lebenskunst of Joseph Beuys, resulting in the Lidl work.

    Two self-portaits clearly illustrate the development toward a freer abstraction, influenced by the Danish painter Per Kirkeby: the earlier one presents the artist passionately working on a

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