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As part of the Düsseldorf Photo Weekend, Sies + Höke shows BLITZPHOTOÜBERMALEREI (Evolution instead of Revolution), a presentation of new overpainted photographs by Jonathan Meese.

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On large-format paper, photographs of female faces, cowboys and cowgirls, house cats, wild cats and wolves can be seen. The roughly cut-out and disparately distributed photographs are framed, accentuated, and related to another by colored elements of painting. Human and animal faces feature painted cowboy hats. Occasionally handprints and iron crosses appear. Arrows and connecting lines indicate …

On large-format paper, photographs of female faces, cowboys and cowgirls, house cats, wild cats and wolves can be seen. The roughly cut-out and disparately distributed photographs are framed, accentuated, and related to another by colored elements of painting. Human and animal faces feature painted cowboy hats. Occasionally handprints and iron crosses appear. Arrows and connecting lines indicate reference systems. Text fractions such as "Parsifal", "Richard Wagner", "John Wayne" or "Sherriff: K.U.N.S.T." ground the works within the cosmos of the …

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Poststr. 2 + 3
Düsseldorf, DE