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Germany

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Size: 65 H x 65 W x 1.8 in

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Art Description

Painting: Spray Paint, Ink, Paint, Acrylic and Airbrush on Canvas and Other.

Grab a piece of this crazy, colourful artist life! One of the latest agile, bright and energy-laden pieces, coming straight from the artist’s studios in Johnnesburg. Manuela Karin Knaut’s paintings can be compared to a balancing act between colour, shape and line, surface and space, abstraction and object, image and writing. The individual, coloured surfaces are applied to the canvas with strong brush strokes and are continuously worked over. Integrated into the process of painting, are more or less defined objects, everyday utensils from the thick of life, which are sometimes contoured in a linear manner or depicted flat, painted over or partially exposed.
In her paintings, the artist combines an enormous variety of materials and with this approach stays true to her style of art in an unafraid manner, which she realizes over and over in large room installations. She uses collage, strings, staples, alters sewed objects she found, on or inside her world of images. There is spraying involved and complementing with silk-screen printing. In Knaut’s colour-intensive imagery world, you can find similar layering, stapling and combining in the same way as with her room objects. The confrontation with and combination of painting and working with different materials on canvas leads inevitably to a journey of discovery into the playful-sensual and most of all energy-laden artistic world of Manuela Karin Knaut, which leaves much room for one’s own stories, inviting thoughts to roam.

Keywords: Playful, Large Scale, Colourful, Abstract, Fluid

Subjects: Abstract

Styles: Abstract, Abstract Expressionism, Expressionism, Modern, Street Art

Mediums: Spray Paint, Ink, Paint, Acrylic, Airbrush

Materials: Canvas, Other

Prints: Abstract Art Prints, Abstract Art Prints, Abstract Expressionism Art Prints, Expressionism Art Prints, Modern Art Prints, Street Art Art Prints, Spray Paint Art Prints, Ink Art Prints, Paint Art Prints, Acrylic Art Prints, Airbrush Art Prints, Canvas Art Prints, Other Art Prints

Artist Recognition

Featured in the Catalog Featured in Saatchi Art's printed catalog, sent to thousands of art collectors
Artist featured in a collection Artist featured by Saatchi Art in a collection
Showed at the The Other Art Fair Handpicked to show at The Other Art Fair presented by Saatchi Art in London