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Mark Demmsteader Research Paper

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Mark Demsteader is a well known british contemporary figurative artist. At the age of 52 he is one of the best selling British painters according to the British Telegraph.1 His work is collected by many including the rich and famous. Demsteader was born in Manchester, England in 1963 to Harold Demsteader and an unknown mother. At a very young age he began to work alongside his father in the family butcher shop. Through this job he gained a vast knowledge of anatomy such as bone and flesh, which would later help him in creating his paintings. When Demsteader hit his teenage years, driven by his love of art, he took two foundation courses, one at Oldham and one at Rochdale college of arts. In the 1980s conceptual art became very popular
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