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Italian, 20th century, male.

Born 12 February 1902, in Alba (Piedmont); died 13 November 1964, in Alba.

Painter, monotype artist, mixed media.

Lettrism.

International Movement for an Imaginist Bauhaus, Situationist International.

Originally a pharmacist, Gallizio was passionate about archaeology, ethnology and geology, and was a local councillor in his home town of Alba. He did not begin to paint until he was 53 years old. His friendship with Asger Jorn and the painter Piero Simondo inspired him to turn his pastille factory in Alba into the first 'Experimental Laboratory' of the ...

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British, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1966, in Glasgow.

Video installation artist, environmental artist, video artist, performance artist, photographer.

Conceptual Art, Appropriation Art.

Douglas Gordon studied at the Glasgow School of Art from 1984 to 1988 and at the Slade School in London from 1988 to 1990...

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German, 20th century, male.

Active in the USA from 1965.

Born 12 August 1936, in Cologne.

Environmental artist, installation artist, photomontage artist.

Conceptual Art, Art Sociologique (Sociological Art), Appropriation Art (Simulationism).

Hans Haacke studied at different art schools, notably the school of fine art in Kassel, after which a bursary enabled him to travel to France and the USA, where he settled in ...

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British, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1958.

Painter. Figures.

Conceptual Art, Appropriation Art.

Simon Linke has shown his work in solo exhibitions in London. For several years he made scrupulous oil paintings of the advertisements that appeared in the summer 1975 edition of the American art magazine ...

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Hungarian, 20th century, male.

Born 1941, in Budapest.

Painter, collage artist, sculptor, mixed media, performance artist.

Conceptual Art, Appropriation Art.

Gyula Pauer lives and works in Budapest. In 1958, he was a student at the school of decorative arts. He often uses photographs and film in his works, the range of which is very divers. The titles of many of these works start with the suffix ...

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Spanish, 20th century, male.

Born in Catalonia.

Painter, installation artist.

Conceptual Art, Appropriation Art.

Perejaume held solo exhibitions of his work in Barcelona and Lisbon in 1992 and at the Museu de Arte Contemporáneo in Barcelona in 1999.

He asks questions about nature and art, originals and copies, particularly in works where he stages paintings, his photographic reproductions or his written descriptions....

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French, 20th century, male.

Anne born 31 March 1941 in Nantes; Patrick born 5 April 1942 in Marseilles.

Sculptors, installation artists, draughtsmen. Architectural views.

New Image (related to), Appropriation Art (Simulationism).

Anne and Patrick Poirier were students at the École des Arts Décoratifs in Paris, then won the Prix de Rome and were resident at the Villa Medici in Rome ...

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German, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 9 February 1932, in Dresden.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, photographer. Murals.

Conceptual Art, Citationism, Appropriation Art.

Capitalist Realism Group.

Gerhard Richter trained as a painter-decorator and publicity artist in Zittau in 1948 before going on to study from 1951 to 1956 at the fine arts academy in Dresden, where he took classes in painting and, in particular, fresco work. Although Germany was still partitioned at the time, he managed to flee East Germany in 1961. He settled in Düsseldorf and enrolled at the city’s fine arts academy, where he studied under K.O. Götz. His circle of friends included Sigmar Pole, Konrad Lueg (who would go on to operate the Konrad Fischer gallery) and Blinky Palermo. Richter travelled to New York in the company of the latter in 1970. Since 1971, Gerhard Richter has taught at the fine arts academy in Düsseldorf, living and working in nearby Cologne since 1983. He was awarded the Arnold Bode Prize in Kassel in 1981 and the Oskar Kokoschka Prize in Vienna in 1985....

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Swiss, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1958.

Painter, watercolourist.

Neo-Conceptual Art, Appropriation Art.

Peter Schuyff's works are abstract, with an emphasis on rhythm, created mainly by the relief of the canvas and alternating strips. He has taken part in group exhibitions including 2001, Family Spirit...