22 October 2018

Georg Baselitz And Afro Gesture vs Figuration – Edward Lucie-Smith

It’s depressing how rapidly once-big art stars manage to fade nowadays. You blink your eyes, and suddenly they’re gone.

6 September 2017

Stolen Georg Baselitz Artwork Valued At £2.5m Recovered In Germany

German police have recovered several stolen artworks by neo-expressionist painter Georg Baselitz. The art was stolen from a storage unit in Munich and is valued at 2.5 million euros ($2.97 million) 

29 October 2015


Francis Bacon, Alex Katz, Among Representational Artists Explored At White Cube

White Cube Bermondsey presents ‘Tightrope Walk: Painted Images after Abstraction’, a group exhibition, curated by Barry Schwabsky. The exhibition brings together almost 70 paintings by some 40 artists, showing how the act of making a representational painting has been redefined over the past century, following the emergence of abstraction. The exhibition also considers the effect […]

26 May 2015


Georg Baselitz Exhibition Opens In First White Cube Glyndebourne Festival Collaboration

‘The treble clef, the lines of the staves, the notes, and things start dancing, round and round, up and down, spaced out, back and forth, shifting towards the edges…’ Georg Baselitz, 2015 White Cube have produced a collaboration with Glyndebourne Festival, starting with an exhibition of new works by the controversial German artist Georg Baselitz. The exhibition is the inaugural presentation […]

23 May 2015


Georg Baselitz: More Sexist Remarks On Why Women Painters Don’t Succeed

Georg Baselitz, The outspoken German painter has again caused controversy over his views of women painters. In an interview,with the Guardian newspaper, he stated; to journalist Kate Connolly. “The market doesn’t lie,” Even though the painting classes in art academies are more than 90% made up by women, it’s a fact that very few of them succeed. It’s nothing to […]

10 September 2014


Christie’s Announce Giants Of German Post-War Art Sale

Christie’s has announced the sale of 44 major Post-War works from The Essl Collection which will be sold in a landmark, stand-alone evening auction in London on Monday, 13 October 2014. The sale will be comprised of master works by many giants of German Post-War and Contemporary Art including Gerhard Richter, Georg Baselitz, Martin Kippenberger, […]

20 February 2014

Georg Baselitz Action Portraits: A Reflection Of The Artist’s Unconscious

The Britannia Street Gagosian gallery is currently showing the works of Georg Baselitz in Farewell Bill. The new Baselitz paintings are self-portraits that pay reverence to the great artist Willem de Kooning. Baselitz encountered Kooning’s gestural paintings, Woman I  and Woman II, as a student in Germany in 1958.    A traditional portrait depicts a […]