|Edition||10 unique works|
|Technique||Monotype, oil on paper|
|Image Size||47 × 35 cm|
|Price||Each 450,00 € (incl. 19% VAT)|
|Details||Front with embossing stamp, signed on the back|
The artist Roland Schappert (b. Cologne, 1965) studies the process in which writing becomes image in research ventures between poetry and politics and writes essays about a contemporary conception of art. In 2005, he and Michael Ebmeyer won the award of the 10th Videonale.
BOOKS ABOUT THE ARTIST
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The coronavirus pandemic hit us in a time of disparate foci of attention. A fundamental lack of comprehension and hate speech contrast sharply with an unspoken consonance of ideas as well as feelings. What do reality, statistics, love, and yearnings do to us? They are playing a game with reality, sans fiction. Relationships sustain our lives. What was unmistakable before is now manifest, with stark certainty. Are we ready for loving dissension? Can we bear to think only as far ahead as we can see? How do our emotions answer these questions, and how does our intellect? The Cologne visual artist and writer Roland Schappert retraces his personal voyage through this sun-kissed rain-drenched time. The book is a diary-like tour de force of digital amorous overtures, an attempt to explain the world of art via WhatsApp, and the real challenges of life as a single artist in a major German city in precarious circumstances.