The Estate of Sigmar Polke administers the copyright, especially the image rights of the artist. Anyone who would like to print or reproduce images of his works, or use such images on the Internet, requires a license to do so.


The following licenses can be granted by VG Bild-Kunst:
– cultural uses,
– uses for education,
– non-monographic uses, and
– uses for press and TV.


VG Bild-Kunst
Weberstraße 61
D–53113 Bonn


Please submit requests directly to VG Bild-Kunst info(at) or to the sister societies:

  For extensive or unusual uses, permission from the Estate is also required. Please submit such requests well ahead of planned publication.


The Copyright line should read: 

©The Estate of Sigmar Polke / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn


The Estate can provide high resolution images by request.