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Gerhard Völkle

Eric (9/99), 2015

Steel Sculpture, Rust, Lacquer (framed)
9 × 7 in
22.9 × 17.8 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
$420
location
Los Angeles, Zürich
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Artspace Warehouse
Los Angeles, Zürich
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Gerhard Völkle was born 1953 in Lörrach, Germany and studied at the Kunstgewerbeschule Basel, …

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Gerhard Völkle was born 1953 in Lörrach, Germany and studied at the Kunstgewerbeschule Basel, Switzerland. His connection to the Spanish island Lanzarote and fascination with the ubiquitous volcanic rocks has long been reflected in his artworks.

One of Gerhard Völkle's main interests is increasingly sculptural …

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Gerhard Völkle
German, b. 1953
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Gerhard Völkle’s works are visual experiments based on images he has collected over the years. Inspired by the volcanic rocks he found of the Spanish island of Lanzarote, Völkle has created a unique technique of painting with rust. In works made with this process, his deliberate marks mix with the uncontrollable natural oxidation, which transforms the surface into an organic, evolving entity. He often creates silhouettes of figures in dynamic poses, wearing a mix of modern and traditional clothing. Völkle also creates large-scale metalworks of cutout figures and minimalist cubes—their rusting surfaces symbolizing nature, decay, and the passing of time.

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About the work
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Los Angeles, Zürich
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Gerhard Völkle was born 1953 in Lörrach, Germany and studied at the Kunstgewerbeschule Basel, …

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Gerhard Völkle was born 1953 in Lörrach, Germany and studied at the Kunstgewerbeschule Basel, Switzerland. His connection to the Spanish island Lanzarote and fascination with the ubiquitous volcanic rocks has long been reflected in his artworks.

One of Gerhard Völkle's main interests is increasingly sculptural …

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Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed on the front.
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Included
Gerhard Völkle
German, b. 1953
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Gerhard Völkle’s works are visual experiments based on images he has collected over the years. Inspired by the volcanic rocks he found of the Spanish island of Lanzarote, Völkle has created a unique technique of painting with rust. In works made with this process, his deliberate marks mix with the uncontrollable natural oxidation, which transforms the surface into an organic, evolving entity. He often creates silhouettes of figures in dynamic poses, wearing a mix of modern and traditional clothing. Völkle also creates large-scale metalworks of cutout figures and minimalist cubes—their rusting surfaces symbolizing nature, decay, and the passing of time.

Gerhard Völkle

Eric (9/99), 2015

Steel Sculpture, Rust, Lacquer (framed)
9 × 7 in
22.9 × 17.8 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
$420
location
Los Angeles, Zürich
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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