LAST NIGHT A BRUSH SAVED MY LIFE
From March, Saturday 2nd to April, Sunday 21st 2019, The Address Gallery is pleased to present LAST NIGHT A BRUSH SAVED MY LIFE, a collective exhibition that gathers the German artists Sophie Reinhold and Tom Król and the South Korean artist Sunyoung Hwang, curated by Riccardo Angossini.
For the occasion eleven unpublished works of different sizes will be shown and all of them follow the Leitmotiv that you can find in the title, Last Night a Brush saved my Life, that’s to say how Painting becomes a protagonist and takes a leading role in the life of the artists themselves. Sophie Reinhold’s paintings, like the work “Untitled”, 2017, exhibited in the show, resemble the expressive and gestural painting, a clear demonstration of a creating impetus. Coloured veils that appear in thin mists, geometric grids that softly enter the image, alternated to figurative components spread on the weightless suspension canvas. The Berliner artist, thanks to the delicate use of oil painting merged with graphite, bitumen, marble powder and other minerals, explores the way how concepts of veiling, mimicry and emptiness clash against those of presence, impact and high expression. However she doesn’t withdraw from this last in a kind of “Exchange of Vacuums”, 2017, creating images, layer by layer, that lead the viewer in a sort of Limbo where you find yourself hanging between action and non-action.