Horst Janssen is one of the most distinguished German artists in drawing and graphic arts.
Horst Janssen is born outside marriage on November 14, 1929 in Hamburg. He spends his childhood in Oldenburg with his grandfather who adopts him. After his grandfather's death in 1939 and the death of his mo
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
In the middle of the twentieth century, a group of friends – writers, artists, and intellectuals – formed what would later prove to be one of the most artistically and intellectually innovative groups of the period; they have since been given the name the Barranquilla Group, after the northern Co
20th-century Italian composer Luciano Berio embraced many forms of music, from twelve-tone modernism, to Romanticism, to folk musics. His works range from pieces for solo instruments (called Sequenzas), to electroacoustic works, to works for orchestra. Berio was particularly fascinated with the capab