Elvira Bach

Born 1951 in Bad Neuenhain, Germany
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany

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ELVIRA BACH

Nachteule I, 1981
Polyester resin paint on canvas
165 x 130 cm | 65 x 51 1/4 in

ELVIRA BACH

Lancaster, 2018
Lithograph
42 x 30 cm | 16 1/2 x 11 3/4 in
Edition of 8/30

Information

Elvira Bach studied with Hann Trier at the HdK Hochschule der Künstler (University of the Arts) Berlin. Associated with the “Junge Wilde” movement and after showing at Documenta 7 in 1982, Bach gained international recognition and became one of Germany’s most well-known painters. Challenging notions of gender, sexuality and motherhood through a specifically expressive neo-expressionist visual language.

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