Georg Baselitz

Georg Baselitz: ‘I continue despite an almost complete lack of pressure’

With a new show opening at the Serpentine, the German artist explains how the past continues to inform his work

The Big Review: Georg Baselitz: Naked Masters at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna ★★★★★

Bold pairings of paintings by the contemporary German artist with those of the Old Masters are both provocative and elegiac

The Big Review: 'Georg Baselitz—The Retrospective' at the Centre Pompidou in Paris

The German painter has made a clear mark with his brutal expression and upended motifs. But what is his legacy?

When everything turned upside down: Georg Baselitz donates six pathbreaking paintings to the Met

Portraits date from 1969, a pivotal point for an artist departing from conventional motifs

Phillips London sets new records for Emily Mae Smith and Portia Zvavahera in £26.3m contemporary evening sale

While the top lot of the night—a fiery self-portrait by George Baselitz—struggled to meet its low estimate, a bidding war broke out over Dana Schutz's painting of a bright orange Trump


Opera as art: the rise of the artist as impresario

Marina Abramovic's opera The Seven Deaths of Maria Callas, which opened to a socially distanced audience in Munich last week, is the latest in a long history of artistic explorations of the art form

Arseholes or artists? How East German art is becoming a new collecting frontier

As a cache of communist pieces stored near Beeskow castle for 25 years is being rehabilitated, the market for such work is growing

Top five acquisitions of the month

Our pick of the latest gifts and purchases to enter museum collections worldwide—from Lee Krasner's record-setting painting to a Hogarth conversation piece

Birthday bash for Baselitz as he turns 80

Simultaneous exhibitions dedicated to German artist open in Basel

"Georg Baselitz: Back Then, In Between and Today" exhibition in Munich will trace the patterns that run through his career

The retrospective, which will span from the beginning of his career to its current phase, will be held at the Haus der Kunst

Proposals for Hirst and Baselitz shared show at the Albertina abandoned due to artists' objections

The works will be placed in different rooms within the permanent collection after artists were unhappy with ideas for an exhibition displaying them together


Art in the media: Light and dark after the war at the Ferus Gallery and in the art of Georg Baselitz

Ostensibly disparate films illuminate art after the end of World War II

Royal Academy retrospective brings Baselitz to Frieze

The spotlight placed on Baselitz by the exhibition has induced two dealers to display his work

Georg Baselitz entrusts painting to Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Denmark

The director admitted they would not otherwise be able to obtain such a piece

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Contemporary auction sales report: Boom continues, leading to some inexplicable results

One buyer pays against the odds for Sean Scully, while new records are set for Chilida, Hockney and Baselitz, among others

News from New York: Major Beuys work tipped for Beacon, while eco-artists discuss decomposition

And Connecticut energy broker Andrew Hall buys Georg Baselitz’s collection of German art


Anish Kapoor and David Nash made Academicians of the RA

George Baselitz and Mimmo Paladino have also been honoured

Georg Baselitz retrospective to take place at the Musée d'art Moderne

The first big French showing of East Germany’s most successful emigré artist

Touring retrospective celebrates thirty years of Baselitz

Currently at the Munich Kunsthalle, the exhibition will next move to the Edinburgh National Gallery of Modern Art

Michael Werner Gallery sells Berlinische Galerie a Baselitz for DM2.3 million

The buy was demonstrative of the gallery's commitment to acquiring works from that period

Baselitz the outlaw: German banker's extensive collection to comprise one-man exhibition

The works will be displayed at the Palazzo delle Stelline before coming to rest in the Kunsthalle Bremen