Karl Haendel, ‘"Agni"’, 2014, Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper, Pencil and enamel on paper with shaped frame, Wentrup
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Karl Haendel

"Agni", 2014

Pencil and enamel on paper with shaped frame
89 2/5 × 71 7/10 in
227 × 182 cm
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Berlin - Charlottenburg
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Karl Haendel
American, b. 1976
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Karl Haendel is known for meticulous pencil drawings based on appropriated photographs. He is interested in investigating the properties of photography—inverting tones, scaling, and flipping images—but he prefers the slowness of drawing. “Photography becomes a tool, like a paintbrush […],” he explains, adding, “The ability to play with images is fundamental.” In 2011, he worked with filmmaker Petter Ringbom to create Questions for My Father, a film based on drawings Haendel made in 2007, such as Questions for My Father #2, that explore notions of masculinity.

Karl Haendel, ‘"Agni"’, 2014, Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper, Pencil and enamel on paper with shaped frame, Wentrup
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Karl Haendel
American, b. 1976
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Karl Haendel is known for meticulous pencil drawings based on appropriated photographs. He is interested in investigating the properties of photography—inverting tones, scaling, and flipping images—but he prefers the slowness of drawing. “Photography becomes a tool, like a paintbrush […],” he explains, adding, “The ability to play with images is fundamental.” In 2011, he worked with filmmaker Petter Ringbom to create Questions for My Father, a film based on drawings Haendel made in 2007, such as Questions for My Father #2, that explore notions of masculinity.

Karl Haendel

"Agni", 2014

Pencil and enamel on paper with shaped frame
89 2/5 × 71 7/10 in
227 × 182 cm
Contact For Price
Location
Berlin - Charlottenburg
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