Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Interview with Jonas Burgert at Blain | Southern

Jonas Burgert: Stück, Hirn, Blind
Blain | Southern, London Hanover Square
14 October - 22 November 2014
Down the road from London’s Royal Academy, where the German painter Anselm Kiefer is currently wow-ing the public with his epic paintings on a very grand scale, another, younger, German painter is on show.
Blain | Southern gallery shows Jonas Burgert. Born in Berlin in 1969, he also works on a scale that shocks and surprises. 
But are works on this scale purely the province of museums and the private collectors with foundations of their own? Just who could house a painting like these with their overwhelming power and dominating presence…

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