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Pencil Blues (Part III)

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Here is the third drawing of 'Leadbelly'.
Pencil on paper, 42 x 52,5 cm (16 x 20 inches).

Happy Holidays!

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Here is the second drawing of 'Willie Mae ("Big Mama") Thornton'.
Mixed media on paper, 42 x 59,4 cm (16 x 23 inches).

Pencil Blues

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Sebastian has started to draw a set of 6 new Blues legends. Here is the first drawing of "Son House".
Pencil on paper, 42 x 59,4 cm (16 x 23 inches). In the coming weeks we will present new Blues drawings by Krüger so stay tuned.

Happy 65th Birthday Keith!

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'Kind of Blues' Suite

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The Blues legends' suite 'Kind of Blues' contains eight separate limited print editions signed and numbered by Krüger. Each print comes together with mat board.

More information at: KRÜGER PUBLICATIONS

'Human Riff' as Serigraph

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Sebastian Krüger presents a new colored serigraph. The German screen print master Hans-Peter Haas printed this limited silk screen edition with a 9 color process. Each serigraph is signed and numbered by Krüger.

More information at: KRÜGER PUBLICATIONS

Krüger gets The Blues (Part VIII)

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Presented here is the eighth Blues Legend painting 'Howlin' Wolf'. Acrylic on canvas, 80 x 160 cm (31 x 63 inches).

Krüger's Blues Legends

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Sebastian Krüger with his first 4 Blues paintings.

Krüger gets The Blues (Part VII)

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Presented here is the seventh Blues Legend painting 'Bo Diddley'. Acrylic on canvas, 80 x 160 cm (31 x 63 inches).

Krüger gets The Blues (Part VI)

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Presented here is the sixth Blues Legend painting 'Little Walter'. Acrylic on canvas, 80 x 160 cm (31 x 63 inches).

Krüger gets The Blues (Part V)

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Presented here is the fifth Blues Legend painting 'B.B. King'. Acrylic on canvas, 80 x 160 cm (31 x 63 inches).

Krüger gets The Blues (Part IV)

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Presented here is the fourth Blues Legend painting 'Albert Collins'. Acrylic on canvas, 80 x 160 cm (31 x 63 inches).

Krüger gets The Blues (Part III)

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Presented here is the third Blues Legend painting 'John Lee Hooker'. Acrylic on canvas, 80 x 160 cm (31 x 63 inches).

Krüger gets The Blues (Part II)

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Presented here is the second Blues Legend painting 'Robert Johnson'. Acrylic on canvas, 80 x 160 cm (31 x 63 inches).

Krüger gets The Blues

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In the past 12 months Sebastian Krüger has completed six paintings of 'Blues Legends', commissioned by one of Sebastian's most important art collectors and supporters - Mark Parker ( President & CEO of NIKE ). Parker has an extensive art collection featuring important works from artists such as Andy Warhol, Robert Crumb, Robert Williams, Rick Griffin, Tom Sacks, Basil Wolverton, Mark Ryden, Von Dutch, Todd Schorr and many more. His collection may be regarded as the largest of its kind.






Earlier Parker had acquired other important key paintings from Sebastian such as "Mick Jagger with Microphone and Saliva String", "Stones 40/40", "Keith - London Calling", Jimi Hendrix and others. The original order of 6 'Blues Legends' commissions have recently been extended to eight, so there are more to follow. "I love Blues music; it's origins and it's influence on music in general." says Parker. Presented here is the first Blues…

Faces in Germany

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On October 4, 2008 at 19.00 hours (7:00 PM) Krüger's new book 'Faces' will be officially released in Kornwestheim/Germany.

More information at: KRÜGER PUBLICATIONS

Krüger in Twickenham/United Kingdom

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There is currently a Krüger exhibition at:
Karen Taylor Contemporary Art Gallery

More information at: KRÜGER EXHIBITIONS

Death of an Idol!

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2008 acrylic painting on canvas.
140 x 180 cm (55 x 71 inches).

Krüger Workshop IV Barsinghausen

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20 Artists from 7 countries came to Barsinghausen/Germany to join Krüger's 2008 Professional Artists' Workshop. Krüger presented his latest artworks followed by a technical seminar. Then Sebastian gave a live painting demonstration during the following 3 days. Krüger titled his demo painting "Ready for the Rock 'n Roll hall of foam!". Throughout the workshop all participants practiced painting with acrylics. In 2009 Krüger is offering Workshops in both the USA and Germany.

Greetings from everyone at the 4th Krüger Workshop

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Ismael, Yonie, Ique, Bob, Gerald, Joe, Siv Grethe, Dieter, Jeremy, Jens-Uwe, Patrick, Wolfgang, Stefan, Augie, Jeff, Andreas, Sebastian, Bruce, Terry, Bob and Kenneth (...on the way to the airport)

Santa Monica Book Launch - Review

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Plenty of people came to enjoy the Krüger collectors' night in Gallery 319 to see Sebastian and his latest works in person. During the night Sebastian signed more than 200 books for his collectors and fans. A special guest, the former Guns ´n Roses guitarist Izzy Stradlin was there to meet Sebastian. Many thanks to Michele and her team for the memorable evening.

Stan, We will all miss you greatly.

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Faces in Santa Monica

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There will be a Krüger exhibition on June 27th and 28th at Gallery 319 in Santa Monica, California. Krüger will exhibit new works and new limited edition prints.

Here Sebastian Krüger's new book "FACES" will make it's public US debut. Krüger will fly in from Germany to attend the two night event; the private collectors' night on the 27th and the public viewing on the 28th. The artist will be available throughout both showings to sign his new book.

More information at: KRÜGER EXHIBITIONS

New attraction in Monte-Carlo

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Photo © darrasse/realis/sbm: H.S.H. Prince Albert II, Bill Wyman & Gary Brooker (from right to left)

The premier music club MOODS opened on March 27th in Monte-Carlo. MOODS will present live music ranging from jazz to blues and soul, along with other musical genres like techno and salsa. The club will showcase the Principality's up and coming performers. Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings played at the opening to an audience of H.S.H. Prince Albert II and other VIP guests.
7 Krüger images were chosen, by the management of MOODS, for permanent display above the bar. If you'd like to learn more about this exciting new place for music please visit: Moods

Many thanks to Jean-René Palacio and his team!

Stones' Guitarists Suite

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Soon we will present Sebastian Krüger's first set of colored serigraphs. These silk screen editions were printed with an 11 color process by a true German screen print master. Each serigraph is signed and numbered by Krüger.

More information at: KRÜGER PUBLICATIONS

New Krüger Book: Faces

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Sebastian Krüger's new book "Faces" will be launched in June 2008. There was a slight delay due to the dual language (German/English) text translation. Above is the final hardcover design.

Krüger Workshop 2008 in Germany

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Dear Artists, Colleagues and Friends:
Krüger's 2007 workshop for professional artists was a huge success. Registration is now open for the 2008 Krüger workshop! This year's workshop will take place September 15-19, 2008 at the Sporthotel Fuchsbachtal in Barsinghausen, Germany (close to Hanover Airport and Krüger's home). The main focus of the 2008 workshop will be preparation for portrait painting and working with acrylics.

The deadline to register for the 2008 workshop is April 30, 2008. Bernd will be available to answer any questions via email directed to: schoenebaum@mc-art.de The workshop event is capped at a maximum of 20 participants.

If you'd like to find out more about the hotel and location please visit: www.gilde-sporthotel.de.

"I look forward to seeing you all at the 2008 workshop."
-Sebastian Krüger