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Die Farben & The Last Pictures from Earth offers a window into the surreal and otherworldly spaces created by self-taught painter David Kowalski at his studio in Gronau, Germany.

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Inspired by Zen culture, science fiction and ambient electronic music, Kowalski works intuitively in thin layers of oil paint and wax to create delicate and intimate object-paintings that propose hazy narratives to be pondered, and never told.

Kowalski's love of electronic music came to the fore in his ongoing series Die Farben (2019). Having begun with the desire to work colour into his …

Inspired by Zen culture, science fiction and ambient electronic music, Kowalski works intuitively in thin layers of oil paint and wax to create delicate and intimate object-paintings that propose hazy narratives to be pondered, and never told.

Kowalski's love of electronic music came to the fore in his ongoing series Die Farben (2019). Having begun with the desire to work colour into his predominantly monochromatic palette, he responds to the atmosphere of the album 'Patashnik' by Norwegian artist Biosphere to create vague and fleeting scenes in which the colours adopt a …