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Helen Feifel’s works possess a directness in the sense of the current exhibition title “Visual Truths Are Blunt.” The central motif of all pieces is the harlequin, who qua definition “moves between the worlds and whose masking allows infinite transformations.”

Press Release

The combination of aspects of performance and body art, stage design, fashion design, photography, sculpture, and abstract painting is characteristic of Helen Feifel’s new series of painted photographs titled “Stages” and her film “Infinite”. The production process is always complex and time-consuming, integrating forgotten techniques and combining popular and high culture in a seemingly natural …

The combination of aspects of performance and body art, stage design, fashion design, photography, sculpture, and abstract painting is characteristic of Helen Feifel’s new series of painted photographs titled “Stages” and her film “Infinite”. The production process is always complex and time-consuming, integrating forgotten techniques and combining popular and high culture in a seemingly natural way. At the same time, Helen Feifel’s works possess a directness in the sense of the current exhibition title “Visual Truths Are Blunt,” a quote from the underground filmmaker Jack Smith. The central …

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Birkenstrasse 3
Düsseldorf, DE