Rosa Loy, ‘Warnung’, 2012, Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper, Casein on paper, McClain Gallery
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Rosa Loy

Warnung, 2012

Casein on paper
21 1/4 × 15 in
54 × 38.1 cm
On hold
Location
Houston
Medium
Rosa Loy
German, b. 1958
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Rosa Loy’s work comes out of a worldview influenced by her upbringing in Leipzig, in the former East Germany, cut off from the rest of postwar Germany by Communism and the Berlin Wall. Using casein, an ancient water-based paint derived from milk protein, Loy fills large canvases with mysterious and compelling all-female dream worlds. Brittle and thick, the casein imparts intensity to her paintings, which are both dark and lovely, abounding with references to fairytales, German and art history, Freudian eroticism, authoritarian rule, and death.

Rosa Loy, ‘Warnung’, 2012, Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper, Casein on paper, McClain Gallery
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Rosa Loy
German, b. 1958
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Rosa Loy’s work comes out of a worldview influenced by her upbringing in Leipzig, in the former East Germany, cut off from the rest of postwar Germany by Communism and the Berlin Wall. Using casein, an ancient water-based paint derived from milk protein, Loy fills large canvases with mysterious and compelling all-female dream worlds. Brittle and thick, the casein imparts intensity to her paintings, which are both dark and lovely, abounding with references to fairytales, German and art history, Freudian eroticism, authoritarian rule, and death.

Rosa Loy

Warnung, 2012

Casein on paper
21 1/4 × 15 in
54 × 38.1 cm
On hold
Location
Houston
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