Lot 92 - Markus Vater - Hovering Bird
Ink and Pencil on Paper
A6 (15x10cm) Original Artwork
Signed on Front and Verso
Markus Vater was born 1970 in Düsseldorf. His practice is diverse and includes : Drawing, painting, animation, video, sculpture and performance. He is Professor for Painting/Drawing and interdisciplinary Studies at the HBK Essen.
1992 Kunstakademie Münster
1994 - 1998 Kunstakademie Düsseldorf
1998 - 2000 Royal College of Art London
Markus Vater took part in numerous exhibitions. Among others at the Kunstmuseum Bonn, Museum Gertsch in Switzerland, at the Kunsthalle Mannheim, the Royal Academy in London, at Museum Kunstpalast in Düsseldorf, the Wilhelm Hack Museum in Ludwigshafen and recently at the Sprengel Museum in Hannover. He had shows with Timothy Taylor, Vilma Gold, ibid-projects, Anthony d'Offay and Centre of Attention in London, with Sies+Hoeke Gallery in Düsseldorf, Gallery Johnen in Cologne and Galerie Schoettle in Munich. Recently at Galerie Rupert Pfab in Düsseldorf, at Union Gallery in London. Between 1995 and 2003 he has been part of the art collective hobbypopMuseum. His works are in the Falkenberg Collection Hamburg , the Graphic Collection of the Museum Kunstpalast Düsseldorf, the Collection of the Wilhelm Hack Museum Ludwigshafen and the Collection of the Franz Gertsch Museum Switzerland among others. In 2003 he received the prestigious Villa Romana Scholarship for Florence.
Galerie Rupert Pfab in Düsseldorf , Galerie Peter Zimmermann in Mannheim
Statement about AOAP Submitted Artwork
The works are from a series of Ink drawings, that try to capture light and air and transparency, rather than objects. The subject matter is something transient. Something that is there only for a moment. It deals with the beauty and fragility of being.
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