Christian Eder, Bend, oil on canvas, 100x100cm, 2018.

CHRISTIAN EDER Parallel Orders. Painting at the turning- point of an era.

Inauguration: 26th of October 2018 at 7 p.m.

Exhibition period: 27th October – 2nd December 2018

Opening hours: Tue - Fri 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. & Sat - Sun 10 a.m. - 12 a.m.

In this exposition Christian Eder contrasts contemporary paintings to late Gothic works in order to dare an exciting time step.

For a man of the middle Ages the essential of a work of art was the harmonious whole issue as well the symbolism. Although the concept was conditioned by shape and form already, it was not observed. In the Late Gothic, the barrier to Renaissance, the concept became more and more important and finally it becomes the essential part of the art work. Today the essential of an art work is the transformation of an idea, of a concept into an immediate figuration, which follows any demands of a system and can be varied between order and irritation as well between complexness and clearness. The contemporary painting captures his value by the sensual dialog between the viewer and the interactions from the single components of the image concept, such as colors, forms, lines and surface. An art work like this should be experienced in immediate sensuality.

The variable image concepts and creations by Christian Eder invites the visitor to a process of comparing and distinguishing moreover to a reflection of the own perception. There in the focus are the serial and linear image compositions from the artist, which are characterized by formal severity, sensual presence and effortlessness.

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Lucio Fontana

IL SOLE - An avant-garde gallery

Inauguration: 13th of July 2018 at 7 p.m.

Exhibition period: 14th July – 21st October 2018

Summer opening hours (14th July - 31st August 2018): Tue - Sun 10 a.m. - 12 a.m. & 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Opening hours: Tue - Fri 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. & Sat - Sun 10 a.m. - 12 a.m.

The exhibition at the city museum Bruneck/Brunico presents a retrospective about the Galleria IL SOLE, a vanguard gallery that with its intense exhibition activity from 1970 until 1995 was an important centre of cultural life at Bozen/Bolzano. In the 70ies and 80ies the gallery from Marcello Bizzarri hosted works of art from the most important artists from the Italian experimental tendencies. Thereunder Enrico Castellani, Giuseppe Uncini, Piero Dorazio, Lucio Fontana, Giulio Paolini, Alberto Burri, Osvaldo Licini, Arnaldo Pomodoro, Fausto Melotti, Emilio Vedova and lots of others international well known artists.

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Christian Stecher, Body

CHRISTIAN STECHER

Inauguration: 25th of May 2018 at 7 p.m.

Exhibition period: 26th May – 1st June 2018

Opening hours: Tue - Fri 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. & Sat - Sun 10 a.m. - 12 a.m.

Christian Stecher was born in 1958 at Malles/Mals (Vinschgau Valley) and spent his youth in San Valentino alla Muta/St. Valentin auf der Haide (Vinschgau Valley). After his study at the Academy of Fine Arts, a scholarship to the Scuola di Grafica “Il Bisonte” in Florence and initial working stays in South America, Mexico, Spain and Ireland he becomes a freelance artist. From 1991 on, he works in his studio in San Valentino alla Muta/St. Valentin auf der Haide and since 2004 half of the year in his studios in Mexico City and Mérida. With the beginning of the 90ies, he started presenting his artworks in various exhibitions.

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