Georg Baselitz / German painter and sculptor.
born 23.1.1938 in Deutschbaselitz (Saxony), actually Hans-Georg Kern.
Studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Berlin-Weissensee and at the West Berlin Academy of Fine Arts.
Is known worldwide through his “pictures that are upside down”. Participates several times at the Documenta in Kassel and at the Venice Art Biennale. Numerous solo exhibitions last in 2018 in the Unterlinden Museum in Colmar. Receives numerous awards, and otherss the Goslar Kaisering (1986). Lives a long time at Derneburg Castle near Hildesheim, since 2013 in Salzburg.