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Statement

Peter Krauskopf is especially interested in the process of overpainting, which he understands as an overwriting of time.

Press Release

All of his pieces – the intensive colored smaller plates, as well as the big monochrome color gradients – seem to be abstract at first sight. But they are all ‘concretions of a period of time’. On homogeneous, smooth grounds which either consist of an old, former abandoned painting or a monochrome under painting, Krauskopf performs one single intervention to form a new picture. Therefore he uses …

All of his pieces – the intensive colored smaller plates, as well as the big monochrome color gradients – seem to be abstract at first sight. But they are all ‘concretions of a period of time’. On homogeneous, smooth grounds which either consist of an old, former abandoned painting or a monochrome under painting, Krauskopf performs one single intervention to form a new picture. Therefore he uses a scraper or brush to push a flat, consistent color application over an already existing image. This way he creates a symbiosis between a picture of the past and its completion in the present. Peter …

Gallery

WSG
Walter Storms Galerie
Munich

Location

Schellingstr. 48
Munich, DE