Lithography in Offenbach: The stone does what he wants

– High – Flat – Low. More prosaic is this wonderful series of exhibitions in the reason, it is hardly override that is now – after the screen Kerstin Lichtblaus

Lithography in Offenbach: The stone does what he wants

– High – Flat – Low. More prosaic is this wonderful series of exhibitions in the reason, it is hardly override that is now – after the screen Kerstin Lichtblaus print to kick – off in the second round. And a fit place to be than the house of city history, Offenbach would have been able to find a curator Katja M. Schneider, hardly to the traditional printing techniques with a mono, to present the graphical Display. The invention Alois Senefelders at the turn of 18. but 19. Century developed for the Offenbach music publisher Johann Anton André, the first lithographic printing press, the identity of the core of the Museum.

Christoph Schütte

a Freelance writer based in the Rhein-Main-Zeitung.

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A better choice, however, as Eckhard Gehrmann, the contests, the exhibition on lithography, which was also hardly think. And not just because he can use the retained replica of Senefelders historic rod press – the Original is in the Deutsches Museum in Munich – also in a professional manner. As an artist, the 1957-born graduate of the Städelschule from testing the capabilities of the flat printing process, since the periods of study. Of course, that the student of Karl Bohrmann, Christian Kruck, Thomas Bayrle and Per Kirkeby in the past few years, mainly with painting appears in the "From a single stone" overridden Show evident.

Gehrmann printing from a stone

Picturesque, the presentation of the approximately 20 Works of the past 30 years shows, more decisively, to colour and shape, gesture and structure, specially created for the exhibition re-recorded print graphic oeuvre of the artist was interested in possibly never. The technology-related continuity in huge formats, on the other hand to overlook. Gehrmann prints, but in fact of a single, 1.70 x 1.25-meters-in-limestone. And the "does what he wants," as Gehrmann says.

Updated Date: 13 August 2020, 05:20

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