PAINTINGS IN PICTURE AND WORD

Europe

Titel: Berlin in Africa Size: 244 cm  x 143 cm Location / Date: Berlin 2012 Material Painting / Frame: Dispersion, oil, paper on canvas

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Here are the refugees, freshly from all over Africa. They are dancing. Their pouring down is out of Africa. They left their fishing grounds down south which were emptied by corrupted trawler fleets from Europe, they left the Ghanaian markets ruined by cheap imports of throw-away- clothing from richer nations, they left the Ivory Coast to escape from toxic death by first world waste, they left the coltan mines in the jungles of the Congo to improve their salaries, they left the Horn of Africa to get away from death by hunger caused by… Continue reading

Title: Susie, Darling Size: 99 cm x 130 cm Artist / Location / Date: C. Hebell,Berlin 2012 Material Painting / Frame: Oil on canvas

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Is this another fashionable loathsomeness or could it represent an act of emancipation? Has Europe finally hung her grandpa up and out to dry the sunshine? Perhaps this is the end of the dominion of the bearded oldies in her union. Perhaps not. Nobody knows. Perhaps the enquete commission has to be drawn into the picture. On day Europe will get down from her bull to have a look round in a man’s world of Luxemburg. Such things happen. In the darkrooms of the evolution miracles are in store and similar scenes are… Continue reading