Ich Mach Das Schon Jess (1972) by Sigmar Polke

Ich Mach Das Schon Jess - Sigmar Polke - 1972

Artwork Information

TitleIch Mach Das Schon Jess
ArtistSigmar Polke
MediumOil On Felt
Dimensions124 x 112 3/16 in. (315 x 285 cm)

About Ich Mach Das Schon Jess

Ich Mach Das Schon Jess is a significant piece of art created by the German Pop artist, Sigmar Polke in 1972. The oil on felt painting showcases Polke’s experimentation with abstraction and layered imagery. The estimated value of Polke’s artworks varies widely, with the highest auction result being USD 27.13 million for “Jungle” in 2015.

Polke’s oeuvre includes paintings, prints, and drawings that experiment with figuration and Pop imagery. His works are characterized by wit, ranging intelligence, and ambiguous images that challenge viewers to question what they see. “Ich Mach Das Schon Jess” captures all these elements through its use of bold colors and free-flowing forms.

The painting “Die Schmiede,” which translates to “The Forge,” is considered one of Polke’s most important works. It showcases his technical skills in printmaking combined with his talent for subversive commentary on social issues. Recently rare films have been discovered giving new insights into Polke’s oeuvre at the Pinault Foundation.

Overall, “Ich Mach Das Schon Jess” exemplifies Polke’s artistic vision through its vibrant colors and captivating composition. Its significance in the art world makes it an essential piece for any collector or admirer of contemporary art.”

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