Save $10 through Sunday. Get the code »

alibris logo

Sigmar Polke: We Petty Bourgeois!: Comrades and Contemporaries: The 1970s

by , ,

In the postwar dawn of late capitalism, options for political address in painting seemed to polarize themselves into, on one hand, the cool critiques of image truth found in the art of Gerhard Richter or Andy Warhol--and on the other, the decidedly hotter and messier rhetoric of a Sigmar Polke. Polke's energetically sprawling painting traversed many idioms, and its anarchic character expressed the ascent of a new leftism in western Germany. Perhaps the supreme instance of Polke's political art is We Petty Bourgeois! , the ...

loading
  • Book Details
  • Seller
Sigmar Polke: We Petty Bourgeois!: Comrades and Contemporaries: The 1970s
2011, Distributed Art Publishers (DAP)

ISBN-13: 9781935202615

Hardcover

Filter Results
Shipping
Item Condition
Seller Rating
Other Options
Change Currency