Gagosian is pleased to present selected works on paper by Georg Baselitz, drawn from several recent series, including his Hokusai drawings from 2015.
Rendered in ink, pen, and watercolor, dynamic figures emerge from within Baselitz’s thin washes and intimate notations.
Georg Baselitz was born in 1938 in Deutschbaselitz, Saxony, and lives and works between Ammersee, Germany; Basel, Switzerland; Imperia, Italy; and Salzburg, Austria. Collections include Berlinische Galerie Museum of Modern Art, Berlin; Museum Ludwig, Cologne; Städel Museum, Frankfurt; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; Fondation Beyeler, Basel; Tate Modern, London; Museum of Modern Art, New York; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; The Fisher Collection at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; and Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York.
Selected solo exhibitions include “Georg Baselitz—A Retrospective,” Art and Exhibition Hall of the Federal Republic of Germany, Bonn (2004); “Baselitz—Remix,” Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich (2006, traveled to Albertina, Vienna); “Georg Baselitz: A Retrospective,” Royal Academy of Arts, London (2007, traveled to MADRE, Naples); “Georg Baselitz: The Russian Paintings,” Musée d’Art Moderne, Saint-Étienne (2007, traveled to National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul; and Deichtorhallen, Hamburg); “Georg Baselitz: Pinturas Recentes,” Pinacoteca, São Paulo (2010–11); “Georg Baselitz,” and “Baselitz as Sculptor,” Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris (1996-97 / 2011–12); “Georg Baselitz: Works from 1968 to 2012,” Essl Museum, Vienna (2013); “Georg Baselitz—How it began…,” State Russian Museum, Saint Petersburg (2015); “Georg Baselitz—Back then, in between, and today,” Haus der Kunst, Munich (2014–15); 56th Biennale di Venezia (2015); and “Georg Baselitz: The Heroes,” Städel Museum, Frankfurt (2016).
“Georg Baselitz: The Heroes” is currently on view at Moderna Museet, Stockholm, and will travel to Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome; and Museo Guggenheim, Bilbao.
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