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Gyntiana - The Birth of Onionman

Jorg Immendorff

Gyntiana - The Birth of Onionman

Jorg Immendorff
  • Original Title: Gyntiana - Geburt Zwiebelmann
  • Date: 1992
  • Style: Neo-Expressionism
  • Genre: figurative

In Gyntiana, Jorg Immendorff presents an allegory of creation: surrounded by heroes of ideological importance, an onion springs forth from a richly fertile womb. Jorg Immendorff once said that painting ‘has the function of a potato’. Here it’s reborn in the multilayered richness of ideological and intellectual nourishment.

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