Sigmar Polke

Sigmar Polke, (born February 13, 1941, Oels, Germany [now Ole?nica, Poland]?died June 10, 2010, Cologne), German artist whose complex and layered paintings played an important role in the resurgence of modern German art.Polke emigrated with his family from East Germany to West Germany in 1953, settling in D?sseldorf, where he studied at the Staatliche Kunstakademie from 1961 to 1967. His paintings of the 1960s, done in a style known as Capitalist Realism, both mimicked and challenged American Pop art, using recognizable imagery often derived from photography and advertising to invite a more critical social and economic analysis of American capitalism and its ramifications.
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