Sigmar Polke was born in 1941 in Silesia, then part of East Germany and now present-day Poland. At the age of twelve his family left the Socialist East and moved to Düsseldorf, in the Rhineland, where he grew up in the increasingly affluent society of former West Germany. He studied art at the Staat
Matt Brinkman (aka Mat Brinkman, Meerk Puffy, Mystery Brinkman, Brinkman, Brinkmangler, Mucid Cuspidor, ZZ POT etc.) is an artist and electronic musician. He was a founding member of the Fort Thunder artist live-work space in Providence, RI. He recorded with the bands Mindflayer and Forcefield, who p
Bettina Forget's story is one of a globetrotter, always engaged with the arts, and always up for a new challenge.
Originally hailing from Hamburg, Germany, Bettina Forget got her start in the art world at Central Saint Martins College of Art in London, England with a BA in Graphic Design. After sp
Keith Tyson (b. August 23, 1969) is a British Turner Prize-winning artist. He works in a wide range of media, including painting, drawing and installation, and he is noted equally for his painting series, such as Nature Paintings (2005 - 2008), and his large-scale sculptures and installations such as