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Sigmar Polke: The Three Lies of Painting

Publisher: Ostfildern, Germany: Hatje Cantz Verlag, 1997
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 3893229256
Condition: Fine / Fine
Item #: 113092



First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Orange cloth-covered boards with title stamped in black on cover and spine; with photographically illustrated dust jacket. Paintings and mixed-media works by Sigmar Polke. Text by Martin Hentschel, Hans Belting, Charles W. Haxthausen and Rudi H. Fuchs. Includes a chronology, exhibition history and bibliography. 360 pp., with 230 four-color plates. 11-1/4 x 10 inches. Scarce.


Fine in Fine dust jacket.


From the publisher: "Featuring more than 250 works from 1962 to 1997, this is the first full scale monograph to be devoted to the work of the iconoclastic German painter, Sigmar Polke. With contributions by an international team of distinguised scholars and curators, this publication offers a thorough examination of the artist's work, life, iconography, and influences."