We are moving “from an art in public space to an art about the public space.” …
This portrait of Lincoln Hall has been stolen from the exhibition in Wuppertal.
I did not know my paintings were this desireable.
Art ON public places apparently is a topic of public interest. More and more sculptures populate public places of cities. Mostly they are meant to demonstrate an artistic philosophy to the public. But the question is, to which public.
Essen, Germany, March 2008
The gallery offers two around 17 meters long walls. They were used to show seven visitors of Documenta xii in life size plus and around 200 fotos in addition to put the portraits in relation to a more characteristic glance on the international audience.
Humans have not been the main subject of this work, but a region of Germany called Franconia. The heritage of Franconia as legacy of the Francanion Empire is projected onto reality.
Created in 2007 with oil and tempera on canvas.