The exhibition When Painting Kicks In shows selected works by eight contemporary artists who are primarily dedicated to painting, including Rade Petrasevic, who works within figurative pseudo-narratives and creates associations with classical modernism and art history with his nudes and still lifes and through his independent styles he speaks freely about sexuality, fetishes, bodily transformations, and tensions between the private and the public, using bold colors, simple shapes, and bold titles. Or Laura Limbourg, whose markedly naïve style of painting is characterized by the use of intensified acrylic colors and blurred contours, and whose motifs, which appear provocative, open up unexpected questions of gender equality, sexual discrimination and women's rights. Working with a sewing machine and a colorful palette, Georg Haberler invites you into his childishly naïve fantasy world with animals, people, houses and more. His surreal compositions tell endless stories to be discovered, flowing from one element to another, however, following the determination of a pictorial logic.

Exhibited Artists

Dénesh Ghyczy, Georg Haberler, Markus Huemer, Laura Limbourg, Michael Ornauer, Rade Petrasevic, Kathrin Isabell Rhomberg, Christian Rothwangl

Exhibition Duration

22 June – 26 August 2022
extended until 30 September 2022
SUPPAN | Habsburgergasse 5, 1010 Vienna

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