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Sigmar Polke, an artist of infinite, often ravishing pictorial jest, whose sarcastic and vibrant layering of found images and maverick, chaos-provoking painting processes left an indelible mark on the last four decades of contemporary painting, died yesterday in Cologne, Germany. He was 69; the cause was complications of cancer, according to Gordon Veneklasen, a partner at the Michael Werner Gallery New York, the artistís chief American representative.
((one of my all time fav's, fell in love with his work when i moved to NYC in 84))
Five paintings by Picasso, Matisse and other great artists, worth an estimated $618m, have been stolen from the Museum of Modern Art in Paris.
martin denker's work makes me think of a digital-era John Hernandez (Texas-based artist)
sad day for barbarians
alex and i saw this show at ace (yat) 15 years ago. a stunner. guess who.