Frank Nitsche

German, b. 1964

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Frank Nitsche

German, b. 1964

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Finding origins in Constructivism, Frank Nitsche paints unidentifiable-yet-evocative geometries made of overlapping angles, vectors, and shapes in a manner reminiscent of three-dimensional modeling software and imaginary urban architecture. Upon closer scrutiny, his paintings reveal erasures—areas that have been sanded down to reveal underlying layers and create discontinuous lines. Nitsche’s slowly worked canvases and use of oil paints—with their soft, saturated tones—create a striking contrast with the aerodynamic, futuristic forms his compositions reference.

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KW Institute for Contemporary Art, and 1 more
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Tate, and 1 more
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Artforum, and 1 more
Biography

Finding origins in Constructivism, Frank Nitsche paints unidentifiable-yet-evocative geometries made of overlapping angles, vectors, and shapes in a manner reminiscent of three-dimensional modeling software and imaginary urban architecture. Upon closer scrutiny, his paintings reveal erasures—areas that have been sanded down to reveal underlying layers and create discontinuous lines. Nitsche’s slowly worked canvases and use of oil paints—with their soft, saturated tones—create a striking contrast with the aerodynamic, futuristic forms his compositions reference.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Blue chip status
Blue chip representation
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
Group
Group show at a major institution
KW Institute for Contemporary Art, and 1 more
Institution
Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 1 more
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 1 more
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