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