Georg Herold was born 1947 in Jena in the former GDR; in 1973, he was arrested during an attempt to flee the country. He later studied in Hamburg with Sigmar Polke. He has been a professor at the Art Academy in Düsseldorf since 1999. Works by Georg Herold can be found in renowned collections and museums, including the Stedelijk Museum of Contemporary Art in Ghent, the Frankfurt Städel Museum, and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Barcelona. Herold lives and works in Cologne, and his work was recently shown in individual exhibitions in Los Angeles, Dallas, and Oslo.
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