Martin Kippenberger - Contemporary Artists

I Am Too Political

I Am Too Political The Saatchi Gallery

Martin Kippenberger

I Am Too Political

Oil on Canvas

180 x 225cm

Every aspect of Martin Kippenberger’s practice was a self-contained act of decadence, designed to add to the myth of the artist as a whole. In I Am Too Political, Martin Kippenberger paints an image stripped of direct content: six canvases joined together as one form a billboard-like design, bolstering a grotesque nude. Kippenberger’s painting operates as an anti-advert for itself, poking fun at the tradition of painting and the way it’s been historically and ideologically subverted.
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