Meet the Artist — Michael Armitage


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Meet the Artist — In its' new video series Haus der Kunst presents young artists.

Who is Michael Armitage? Meet one of the most exciting voices in contemporary painting. 

In his large-format, nuanced oil paintings, he combines East African and European motifs and painting traditions. He draws inspiration from political events, pop culture, folklore and personal memories, weaving these into mythically charged and dreamlike images. With “Paradise Edict” Michael Armitage celebrates his first major presentation in a museum setting and his first show in Germany. 

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Michael Armitage The Chicken Thief (Detail), 2019 © Michael Armitage. Photo © White Cube (Theo Christelis)
Michael Armitage. Paradise Edict

Exhibition, 4.9.20 — 18.4.21