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Visual Analysis Paper October 31, 2007 Professor Chamlin Neo Rauch “Wise is the Child that knows his father” – English proverb Much like this quote, Neo Rauch too portrayed the importance of knowing ones’ father; whether it is biological or not . This is shown in his work which is a painting of a younger version of Rauch holding Anselm Kiefer while Gerhard Richter is on the side with his camera . This may symbolize how Rauch has learned from his forefathers and incorporated his own style . The piece is entitled, “Vater,” which is translated as father . Rauch painted a series of works for a solo exhibition in the mezzanine of the modern art wing at the Metropolitan Museum in New York City . This exhibition in the Metropolitan Museum was called "Para ." Neo Rauch’s “Vater” is a relatively large piece done with oil on canvas . The other pieces around Rauch’s “Vater” are more of his own work, due to the fact that it is part of his exhibition . Neo Rauch was born April 18, 1960, in Leipzig, East Germany . His parents died when he was only four weeks old in a train accident, so he had to live with his grandparents in Aschersleben . Rauch studied Painting at the Leipziger Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst (Higher Education for Graphic and Book Art). Rauch worked
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course SA 130 taught by Professor Chamlin during the Fall '07 term at Fairfield.

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