the process is the artwork

We Petty Bourgeois!

“(…) he preferred to go to bars by night and listen to all the nonsense people were constantly spouting – that was his studio.”

– Michael Krebber on Sigmar Polke. Artforum, Oct. 2012 XLIX, NO. 2, p.46. (transl. from German by Elizabeth Tucker).

Sigmar Polke, Supermarkets, 1976, gouache, gilt bronze, enamel, felt tip-pen, collage on paper mounted on canvas. From 'Wir Kleinbürger'! ('We Petty Bourgeois!'), 1974-76

Sigmar Polke, Supermarkets, 1976, gouache, gilt bronze, enamel, felt tip-pen, collage on paper mounted on canvas. From ‘Wir Kleinbürger’! (‘We Petty Bourgeois!’), 1974-76.

Sigmar Polke, Baumhaus (Tree Gouse), 1976, gouache and acrylic on paper mounted on canvas. From' Wir Kleinbürger!' ('We Petty Bourgeois!'), 1974-76

Sigmar Polke, Baumhaus (Tree Gouse), 1976, gouache and acrylic on paper mounted on canvas. From’ Wir Kleinbürger!’ (‘We Petty Bourgeois!’), 1974-76.

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