German, b. 1938. Georg Baselitz is a famous German sculptor, graphic artist, and painter. The artist is acknowledged for his figurative Neo-Expressionist paintings and is also well-known for his upside-down paintings. The artist was born in 1938 Deutschbaselitz in Germany. He changed his name from Hans-Georg Kern to Baselitz after his hometown in 1961. Georg Baselitz was highly inspired by artists Willem de Kooning, Jackson Pollock, and Philip Guston. The postwar painter and sculptor rejected the idea of abstraction and employed his raw style to paint general subject matter and elaborate palette to convey emotions. The artist embraced Expressionism and highlighted the importance of human figures in his paintings. The artist’s works mainly feature strong brushwork and upside-down imagery. The inverted painting style by Baselitz overcomes his earlier painting style and emphasizes painting artifice. The subjects of his artworks carry inspiration from different art eras. The illustration art from Soviet-era, African sculptures, and the Mannerist era art influence his works. From these inspirations, Baselitz created his distinct style. The printmaking and sculpting techniques by Baselitz explore the experiences of being a postwar German artist. Bold colors, archetypal or folklore subject content, and powerful brushstrokes are the main elements of his artworks. The subjects of Georg Baselitz’s artworks also depict politics and culture. It has made Georg Baselitz an influential figure of the art world. Georg Baselitz artwork for sale is often available at leading auctions, including his sculptures. Today, the artist is mainly famous for his inverted paintings that offer self-reflection and a free graphic style. Today many auction houses host Georg Baselitz artwork at auction. His artworks are also on display at the Guggenheim Bilbao, The Museum of Modern Art in New York, the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C, Berlinsche Galerie, and the Tate Gallery in London, and many others. Collectors can find Georg Baselitz artwork for sale online on leading auction portals.