Masterful Handling Of The Paint

Thursday, 30. May 2019

New works by Thomas Ritter at the Galerie Depelmann 9th October 19 November 2011, opening: October 9, 11: 00 Thomas Knight pictures are characterized by pure coloured surfaces, he often works from the margins to the center of the image to. The Centre about condenses into figurative or spatially-looking structures or remains as an abstract, hardly interpret entity. In a process that takes in many steps with pauses over a longer period of time, caused such complex images that their statement aesthetic effect begin to reveal themselves often only at second glance. Always the paint in several layers will be applied, to resolve on a sculptural manner is modeled almost demolished, blurs, newly applied. Can be experienced sensually protuberances of the colors or even traces of soot be used for effects. Sometimes Knight images reminiscent of the color and lighting effects of the Impressionists, without slipping into the lovely. Rather the light the colors and seems to penetrate to light up to bring. Thomas Ritter, born in 1955 in Hoxter, Sweden lives together with artist Eva-Susann Karst farm and their three children in the vicinity of Hanover and in Vastergodland.

Some years of socio-pedagogical work with foreign children, as well as the second State examination for teaching at secondary schools followed after studying first at the Hannover University from 1975 to 1978. 1984-1989 a study of outdoor joined art at the Fachhochschule Hannover with Prof. Peter Redeker. From 1989 to 1997, Thomas Ritter held a professorship of nudes and figure drawing at the University of Hanover. His paintings can be seen in exhibitions in Germany, other European countries and in the United States. The exhibition will be opened on October 9, 2011, at 11: 00, with a presentation of the art historian Frauke Engel.

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