untitled (hildegard II) Painting by Stefan Heyer

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Painting: Oil, Graphite, Pastel, Pencil, Phototransfer on Wood.

Inspired by readings on medicinal plants, natural history and the teachings of German Benedictine abbess, writer, composer, philosopher, Christian mystic and visionary i painted this very energetic and colorful painting.

The painting is professionally wooden framed and has a suspension.

My works are layered, as i drip paint, scrawl words on the wood, and mixe mediums including oil and pastels, crayon, pencil, marker, and digital photographs which i transfer to the wood with an analogue technique. I have a very clear imagination of the approximate. Working with opposites, I mix abstraction with the tangibility of the visible world.

My main motive is the search for a new beauty in the contradiction of our reality. As it is with a good poem, the poetical sound, the lyrical vibe, needs to ignite the reader. The semantic level can gradually get discovered. Ambiguities are to be tolerated and withstood – it should not be too comfortable. If I immediately know what’s going on, it is getting boring. A painting should remain a mystery.


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untitled (hildegard II)

Stefan Heyer

Germany

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Size: 48 W x 54 H x 2 in

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