Andreas Winkler photographs nuclear power plants – as sculptures, as architecture, as part of the landscape, as an element of European life. Only the non-essential parts of the whole are visible: cooling towers, transformer substations, administration buildings and streets with vehicles.
STURZ / FALL
They are usually red – the installations and large-format drawings by Brigitte Waldach. Her figures move through an architecture or landscape delineated with just a few strokes, often accompanied by words, sentences or whole clouds of text.
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During the last 20 years, Christian Wulffen has developed an encyclopedic oeuvre based on a single individual ordering system. Whether urban or museum spaces, catalogues or other print media (i.e. information spaces), the artist measures them all according to his own art and information yardstick, opening up new options for interpretation.
"Serendipity" means an accidental observation out of which a new and surprising discovery grows. The phenomenon aptly describes Weinold’s artistic method: most of his works are based not on a pictorial idea to be realized, but rather on a fortuitous finding in the course of a long working process.
Fritz-Winter-Stiftung / Pinakothek der Moderne
LICHT-BILDER − FRITZ WINTER UND DIE ABSTRAKTE FOTOGRAFIE
Bauhaus student Fritz Winter, who was to become one of Germany’s premier postwar abstract painters, was likewise obsessed in the 1930s with the metaphorical qualities and the aesthetic of light. He proved to be a virtuoso at incorporating the transparency of glass and crystal, as well as the reflections and luminosity of light, into his artworks.