The Spirits That Lend Strength Are Invisible V (Otter Creek)
silver leaf, Neolithic tools and artificial resin on canvas
300 x 400 cm
collection SFMOMA, San Francisco
Sigmar Polke was a curious artist. He used to work with unusual materials - colors, pigments, material that he let flow freely on surfaces. As if they acted by themselves… autonomous….
The unexpected, the enigma in his work does not provide or even hint at solutions - they keep the tension between the visible and the spectators individual imagination of the invisible.…
They do lure the spectator towards them and towards their own phantasy in a playful manner. Light….
This openness of thought, association and feeling has always fascinated me.
Michael Krupp, 2019
Michael Krupp (DE)
acrylic paint on canvas
140 x 140 cm