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Jiri Georg Dokoupil

Date of birth : 1954

Country : Germany

Born in Krnov, the former Czechoslovakia.
Lives and works in Berlin, Madrid, Prague, Sao Paolo and Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

From his early dabblings in “violent painting” as cofounder, together with Walter Dahn, of the German neo-Expressionist group Mülheimer Freiheit, which sent shock waves through the art scene in the 1980s, Jiri Georg Dokoupil has retained a certain sense of punk provocation. Iconoclastic and impossible to categorize, the former neo-Fauve has since revisited all the icons of
modern visual culture: Surrealism, kitsch, Expressionism, Pop Art, advertising and even rock music.