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Andreas Kocks

Untitled (#1109w), 2011

Watercolour and graphite on cut-out laid paper
22 × 29 9/10 in
56 × 76 cm
€2,500
location
Munich
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Signed and dated lower left verso signed, dated and inscribed 'Paperwork #1109'
Andreas Kocks
German, b. 1960
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Andreas Kocks creates what he calls “paperworks”—junctures of sculpture, installation, and paper cutting. Kocks, who received his degree in sculpture, centers his practice on cutting paper into abstract, frothy forms, installing them in layers to create an illusion of depth. The works are sometimes monumental in scale, spreading from floor to ceiling of a gallery. For these works, Kocks limits himself to using only black or white paper; the different layers become visible in the way the light hits the work’s surfaces, or in the way that the paper curls. Kocks has also created a series of watercolor works in which he carves into thick sheets of watercolor paper, then uses washes of color to highlight the relief and the texture of the paper.

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Signed and dated lower left verso signed, dated and inscribed 'Paperwork #1109'
Andreas Kocks
German, b. 1960
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Andreas Kocks creates what he calls “paperworks”—junctures of sculpture, installation, and paper cutting. Kocks, who received his degree in sculpture, centers his practice on cutting paper into abstract, frothy forms, installing them in layers to create an illusion of depth. The works are sometimes monumental in scale, spreading from floor to ceiling of a gallery. For these works, Kocks limits himself to using only black or white paper; the different layers become visible in the way the light hits the work’s surfaces, or in the way that the paper curls. Kocks has also created a series of watercolor works in which he carves into thick sheets of watercolor paper, then uses washes of color to highlight the relief and the texture of the paper.

Andreas Kocks

Untitled (#1109w), 2011

Watercolour and graphite on cut-out laid paper
22 × 29 9/10 in
56 × 76 cm
€2,500
location
Munich
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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