Neo Rauch

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Birthday
18, 1960
Birthplace
Germany
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
18, 1960 (age 59)
Birthplace
Germany

About

German painter whose work encompassed both the personal and the political. He received the Vincent Award in 2002.

Before Fame

He studied painting at the Leipzig Academy of Visual Arts.

Trivia

His "Para" paintings, exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, were among his most famous, socio-political works.

Family Life

His parents died when he was an infant. He married fellow artist Rosa Loy.

Associated With

His work was influenced by socialist realism, a movement that had, in turn, been influenced by the work of Giorgio de Chirico and other surrealist artists.