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About

Statement

Esther Glück cuts wafer-thin with a scalpel: depictions of nature or space alternate with nude drawings, cut into paper. Annette Meincke-Nagys oversized heads, busts and figures radiate something enchanted, dreamy, introverted and thus a quiet power. They show a strong presence.

Press Release

Esther Glück uses a scalpel to make razor-thin cuts: images of nature or interiors interchange with drawings of nudes cut into white or black paper. Her works often have several levels, with positive and negative forms alternating, with human figures as negative cut-outs concealed behind silhouette-like plants. These figures turn into empty spaces, visible when modelled by light and shade on the …

Esther Glück uses a scalpel to make razor-thin cuts: images of nature or interiors interchange with drawings of nudes cut into white or black paper. Her works often have several levels, with positive and negative forms alternating, with human figures as negative cut-outs concealed behind silhouette-like plants. These figures turn into empty spaces, visible when modelled by light and shade on the picture background or the wall. The work constitutes ingenious play with the picture space, with lines and surfaces, concealment and emergent visualization, with the human figure's presence and …

Gallery

WG
Wichtendahl Galerie
Berlin

Location

Carmerstr. 10
Berlin, DE
Monday, Sunday, Closed
Tuesday–Friday, 1pm–6pm
Saturday, 12pm–5pm