Svenja Deininger: Two Thoughts

Svenja Deininger: Two Thoughts
Library Shelf Location 18.DEIN
Publication Date 30 Sep 2020

The volume documents the artistic project conceived by the painter Svenja Deininger (Vienna, 1974) for the Maramotti Collection of Reggio Emilia. It's a cycle of pictorial works inspired by the work of the Polish artist W adys aw Strzeminski, protagonist of the historical avant-garde of the 1920s, of which four paintings of the Muzeum Sztuki of Lódz are documented: in her work, although far from the historical and theoretical point of view, Svenja Deininger recognises an unexpected formal affinity and a common deep research on the essence of vision and painting.

The compositions of lines and colours of the Austrian artist refer to an abstract dimension, but her imagination draws on a reality of concrete forms and objects, which are transposed and hybridised on the canvas. The flat appearance of the surface of the works is often disrupted by a careful observation which reveals different levels of depth and texture, which the artist obtained by mixing plaster, marble powder or glue with oil colours.

ISBN 9788836646319
Quantity 1
Pages 96
Editor Sergio Di Stefano
Format Hardback
Publisher Silvana
Category Artist (relating to a single artist/collaborative team)
Keywords Avant-garde, Abstract painting
Languages English, Italian

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