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Baselitz — Academy

Gallerie dell'Accademia / Venice / Art

“I begin with an idea,” the German painter Georg Baselitz has said, “but as I work, the picture takes over.” The result is six decades’ worth of paintings featuring lively colors and forceful brushstrokes—and often displayed upside down—as well as sculptures and prints. A new retrospective marks the first time the Venice Accademia has dedicated an exhibition to a living artist, and runs as a collateral event of the 58th Venice Biennial. —J.V.

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Gallerie dell'Accademia Campo della Carita, 1050, 30123 Venezia VE, Italy
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