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Statement

NOCTURAMA is the first institutional solo show of Leipzig based artist Katrin Heichel (born Leipzig 1972). The G2 presents a new series of paintings contextualizing her prolific production with works from the last decade of her artistic oeuvre with a focus on specific subjects and

Press Release

The exhibition title N O C T U R A M A refers to the presentation of darkness as a basis for light and color. Especially in the artist’s recent works, there is a strong presence of night motifs and dark colors in a wide range of different shades.

N O C T U R A M A recalls the eponymous album by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, released in 2003, whose hypnotic and melancholic power as well as …

The exhibition title N O C T U R A M A refers to the presentation of darkness as a basis for light and color. Especially in the artist’s recent works, there is a strong presence of night motifs and dark colors in a wide range of different shades.

N O C T U R A M A recalls the eponymous album by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, released in 2003, whose hypnotic and melancholic power as well as its well balanced intonation of loud and soft sounds – or dark and bright colors – create a link to Heichel’s pictorial world. The song “There is a town” evokes the association to the “dark sky” of the …

Institution

GK
GK
G2 Kunsthalle
Leipzig

Location

Dittrichring 13
Leipzig, DE