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Artists’ Painters presents international positions of experimental painting from an important private collection. The core of the Cologne-based collection is a comprehensive group of works by the Belgian artist Pierre Alechinsky (*1927). Also represented are Cora Cohen (*1943), Greg Kwiatek (*1948), Ira Bartell (*1954), Gerrit Göllner (*1973), Chris Newman (*1958), Steven Maslin (*1959) and Alice Stepanek (*1954). A separate volume provides an introduction to this remarkable collection as a whole.


Renate Goldmann, Ph.D. is a German art historian and curator with special interest in international contemporary art. She studied art history, classical archaelology and german philology at the University of Cologne and the University of Bonn. In 1995 she was scientific consultant and curator for the "Kulturkreis der deutschen Wirtschaft im Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie e.V." Since 2000 she has been scientific assistant at the University of Cologne. In 2004 she completed her doctoral thesis about the artists duo Peter Fischli and David Weiss. Since 2006 she has been artistic leader at the Stiftung Skulpturenpark Köln and, since 2010, director of the museums of Düren (Leopold-Hoesch-Museum and Papiermuseum Düren).