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Painter Markus Lüpertz on Why the Avant-Garde Will Always Fail.

Over the course of his five decade career, Markus Lüpertz has cultivated and embraced his public image as a modern-day dandy almost as much as his reputation as a highly divisive artist and serial provocateur. This, of course, has made him a star in his native Germany where the tabloid press regularly lauds him as a “lord of painting.” … Read more

Image: Markus Lüpertz. Photo: JOERG CARSTENSEN/AFP/Getty Images.