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J�rg Immendorff: Draw: Works from His Archive
German painter Jorg Immendorff, who died in 2007, used his drawings as a way of thinking out ideas. These works--many of which are unknown--are extremely significant to his oeuvre. This volume contextualizes this under-examined facet of Immendorff's practice.
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published March 1st 2008 by Walther Konig Verlag
(first published 2008)
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The book does what it claims by providing a vast amount of Immendorf's drawings with 15-ish pages of biographical information (along with in-text references to many specific drawings) which puts all of the work contained in this volume into context with Immendorf's practice as well as its place in the political and cultural arena of the time it was made. The information was very informative for someone mostly unfamiliar with the specifics of Immendorf's life and the cultural position of Germany ...more
Jörg Immendorff war ein deutscher Künstler (Malerei, Bildhauerei, Grafik und Aktionskunst) und Kunstprofessor. Seit Beginn der 1980er Jahre wurde Immendorff zu einem der bekanntesten deutschen Künstler der damaligen Zeit.