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Archivi del mese: luglio 2020
THE SUSTAINED INTENSITY OF SURFACES | On Otto Künzli and Therese Hilbert at Hannah Gallery by Klimt02
Upon observing the corpus of works exhibited by the renowned Swiss artists Therese Hilbert and Otto Künzli at Hannah Gallery for the exhibition “Day and Night”, one is caught by the effects of their surfaces.
The meticulous geometry which defines the physical object itself as well as its surface, suddenly reveals something that goes beyond the nature of the piece itself: a dimension of depth and force.
Depth and force bubbling from Therese Hilbert’s pieces inspired by the volcanoes, always interested and influenced by their great nature and by their uncontrollable force, the telluric energy and their unpredictable yet fascinating masses.
The depth of an inner dimension emerging from the pieces by Otto Künzli shaped in form of an eye: looking quietly, never judging, asking the viewer “Who are you?”, as the Caterpillar asked once to Alice…
Surfaces for both Otto and Therese are a medium to slip ourselves elsewhere: this movement, from the plane to the depth is due by the tension of the surface; by the essentiality of the form, by the pureness of lines and geometry and, above all, by the conscious choice of using few materials.
So let’s pretend to be all Alice and, by looking “beyond the mirror”, through the skin of the pieces, we wonder at the works and we wonder about who and what we are….
See all the pieces exhibited via here