Albert Oehlen & Martin Kippenberger: The Bad Boys of the German Art World

London | 05 March

Martin Kippenberger and Albert Oehlen met in late 1970s Hamberg, and spent the next decade painting, exhibiting, and partying together. They quickly cultivated a hard-drinking, rebellious reputation and sought to upend the art world whilst playing a central role within it. In this episode of Expert Voices, join Alex Branzcik, Head of Contemporary Art Europe, in an exploration of the relationship that came to define the 1980s German art scene. Masterworks like Oehlen’s captivating self-portrait Ohne Titel and Kippenberger’s sardonic Feet First lambasted the “cult of the artist” and paved the way for a new avant-garde. These works and more will be offered in Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction (05 March|London)

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