Moshe Gershuni

No Father, No Mother

€ 45.00

available

Order now

To Wish List

Moshe Gershuni
No Father, No Mother

Ed. Neue Nationalgalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Udo Kittelmann, Ory Dessau, graphic design by Sarah Lamparter, text(s) by Udo Kittelmann, Ory Dessau, Sarah Breitberg-Semel, Doreet LeVitte Harten

German, English

2014. 216 pp., 90 ills.

hardcover

19.80 x 25.00 cm

ISBN 978-3-7757-3897-2

An artistic monument to the act of remembering, expressive and dark

The existential oeuvre of Moshe Gershuni (* 1936 in Tel Aviv) spans a period of over forty years. Uncom­promising and evocative, his prolific production of paintings, drawings, and sculptures has an unmedi­ated quality that is reflected in his working method. Spreading sheets of paper on the ground, he crawls over them, with his bare hands immersed in paint like blood-dripping wounds. Many paintings include historically loaded symbols and handwritten Hebrew passages from Jewish prayers, which turn the bumpy, overflowing surfaces of paint—his seemingly invol­untary, pre-lingual compositions—into a living theat­rical performance, a frenzied ritual. Sensual and con­ceptual, emotional and critical, authentic and well-staged, his works transcend oppositions, infusing his­torical commemoration with the cathartic immediacy of the painterly act.

Ausstellung/Exhibition: Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin 12.9.–31.12.2014

You might also be interested in this:

  • Anthony James
  • Robert Longo

Your Wish List is empty

Your Shopping Cart

Recommend this page