One of Germany`s most important-and controversial-artists, Murkus Lüpertz (born 1941) has thrived by challenging convention and confounding expectations. Responding to postwar abstract art, he created large-scale gestural reworkings of Donald Duck and Mickey Mouse. Other works range from geometric abstraction to paraphrastic commentary on Michelangelo, Picasso, and Matisse. Extremely prolific, he creates hundreds of works-paintings, sculptures, poemsa year. He also finds the time to box and play piano. This comprehensive catalog, with text in German and English, contains 141 color reproductions and photos and ten black and white images.