Sotheby’s will lead its London Contemporary sale with a photorealist work by Gerhard Richter, Eisberg, estimated at £8-£12 million. The work comes from a period shortly after the artist’s divorce from his first wife Emma, and reflects his mindset during this dark period.“What Richter saw reflected in the painting… was his own state of mind…the photographs he took in Greenland were visual analogues for his own failed hopes,” Richter’s biographer, Dietmar Elger, says. “He was exhausted by the struggle to find his own way as a husband and father, and felt that his dream domestic happiness had, as a consequence, been wrecked.”
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Rita Ackermann- image via www.artnet.com
Rita Ackermann (born 1968 in Hungary) is a Hungarian-American artist. She lives and works in New York City with her husband. Her work includes paintings, drawings, T-shirts, a line of underwear, and skateboard design. Ackermann gained attention in 1994 with paintings resembling large sketchbook pages of nymphetish girls in underwear.
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Can’t you play some better songs II- image via www.mangallery.de
Lolita- image via www.peelucabee.com
Golden Age- image via www.artnet.com
The Only Way To Get To My Vagina Is Through Jesus!
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