Georg Baselitz, Untitled, 2015, ink pen, watercolor and India ink on paper, 34 1/8 × 49 11/16 inches, framed (86.6 × 126.2 cm) © Georg Baselitz 2017.
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.