NORTH ADAMS, MA.- Mass Moca presents Life After Death: New Leizpig Paintings from the Rubell Family Collection, on view through February 6, 2006. Life After Death presents the country’s foremost collection of paintings from the New Leipzig School – a collection built by the Rubell Family in Miami and presented in its entirety for the first time at MASS MoCA. Based in Leipzig, these painters breathe new life into the East German tradition of social realist figure painting with enigmatic narratives and surrealist overtones. The New Leipzig School is the 21st century’s first bona fide artistic phenomenon. Exhibition includes work by: Tilo Baumgartel, Tim Eitel, Martin Kobe, Neo Rauch, Christoph Rückhaberle, David Schnell, and Matthias Weischer.