Exhibition

KOPFSPUREN

26 Sep 2011 – 15 Oct 2011

Event times

14h30>18 tue-fr

Cost of entry

free

mazzocca | contemporary paintings

Berlin, Germany

Address

Travel Information

  • U8 kotbusser Tor

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PORTRAIT PAINTINGS

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How can a man drawn as his portrait should be painted? Which portrait should then arise and why? - Such matter, faced by many artists, have had a leading role à‚ in every culture à‚ and era. Since the invention of photography and its widespread use is the question even more compelling, eventhough the huge amount of photographed images gives nowadays a lot more freedom to represent people faces. Diana SPRENGER, Andreas BAUSCHKE and Alain RIVIERE show us their own entrance gate of the issue, by dedicating themselves to the appearance and presence of a person. Their representative attempt is about the value of the creative process itself. The background stepback of a person, his intricated characteristical strikes, features and contours are here treated in backlighting. At the edge of its abstraction, its appearance reveals something hidden, unexpected or unknown. The common search about the presence of a person setted off the desire of the three artists to exhibit their works together and to initiate a dialogue. Here we are...

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