Sunday, September 27, 2020

Werner Tübke


Werner Tübke (30 July 1929 in Schönebeck, Germany – 27 May 2004 in Leipzig, Germany) was a German painter, best known for his monumental Peasants' War Panorama located in Bad Frankenhausen. 

He was one of the most important painters in the GDR and belonged to the so-called Leipzig School with Bernhard Heisig , Wolfgang Mattheuer and Heinz Zander.

He is one of the few East German artists who gained recognition in West Germany.

Tübke was a known wearer of berets, as often depicted in his self portraits. 

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