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Jorg Immendorff

Jorg Immendorff was born in 1945 in Bleckede, Germany. As a young man, he studied stagecraft and stage design in Dusseldorf before moving on to study art under the tutelage of Joseph Beuys in 1964. The mid-60s were a time of great social crisis in Germany, and Immendorff responded by creating his seminal first body of work, the politically charged "LIDL," the sound of which was meant to evoke that of a baby's rattle, and thus to ridicule the idea of the precious aesthetic object and elitist art...See more