PAINTINGS IN PICTURE AND WORD

Maler Claus Hebell

Thus, the painter could have felt cheated out of much of his biography. But the loss did not go as close as he had feared. The big nausea did not occur. Perhaps he had thrown up enough in his previous longevity. Maybe there was nothing left that could irritate him. On the other hand, he had put a lot of effort into some of his painting. It had been a content. From an early age on he had wonderd through the Italian landsacape of art – rather conventional-and had looked at everything there was to be seen in painting. Often he had been looking south from the top of the tower of San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice, in anticipation. From… Continue reading

Title: Jelzin, der Große

Size: 99 x 130

Künstler / Ort / Datum : C. Hebell, Berlin 2007 Material Painting / Frame: Spray, Oil on Canvas

Description:

Hero of late Soviet Empire (picture disappeared)

The gallery owner the painter had lent the picture to claimed to have sold it to someone.The purchasing party had hardly spoken any English and had said goodbye rather quickly. He had not been able get hold of anyone to pay for it. In addition, the alleged buyer later claimed that he could not pay the required moon price. To interpret this statement of the gallerist consistently, the painter found himself at a loss.In spite of repeated trying he proved unable to persuade the man… Continue reading

Title:

„Mister Mai , der Achte“ (Weizsäcker)

Maße: 99 x 130

Artist / Location / Date: C. Hebell, Berlin 2008

Material Painting / Frame: Spray, Oil on canvas

Description:

“Mr President, ladies and gentlemen! In the name of our German Angst, I am pleased to inform you that I missed the Kranzabwurfposition only a few millimeters this time. I regret that,with repect to the bad experience our Germany had with their beloved President Hindenburg in the nineteen-thirties, the new Constitution reduced my authority to what is called a Grüßaugust. I am more than that, to be sure.I should like to stress this here. There can be no doubt about the dignity of my person.It defintely shows in my face!… Continue reading

Title: Blue cat – yellow hair

Size: 99 x 130

Artist / Location / Date: C. Hebell, Berlin 2009

Material Painting / Frame: Spray, Oil on Canvas

Description:

Under construction

Title: Ganymed donates the savoy cabbage Size: 99 x 130

Artist / Location / Date: C. Hebell, Berlin 2011

Material Painting / Frame: Spray, Öl auf Leinwand

Description: According to the original constellation, Ganymede’s reason to be raised to the heavens by Jupiter was to wait at the tables of the gods. It was however a paternoster.The painter has never found time to finish the picture. It is lost, anyway.

Title: Zünglein Size: 99 x 135

Artist / Location / Date: C. Hebell, Berlin 2009

Material Painting / Frame: Spray, Oil on canvas

Description:

Zünglein was a famous politcal logician, who until the 1990s co-determined the fate of the Republic because he had nothing essential to say, but had the incomparable ability to hide this in endless tirades. His party, which had devoted itself to a headless neoliberalism, since it did not have the spark of a credible program, coalitioned with camps, which were mostly irreconcilable to each other with one exception. Zünglein never cared for this irony of circumstances. On the contrary, he seemed to rejoice over the sleepeness of his voters, who gave his tiny party a… Continue reading

Title: Red sleep. Size 99 x 130

Artist / Location / Date: C. Hebell, Berlin 2009

Material Bild / Rahmen: Spray,  Oil on canvas

Description:

Under construction

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Title: Eduard Schewardnadse Size: 99 x 130

Artist / Location / Date: C. Hebell, Berlin 2009

Material Painting / Frame: Spray, Öl auf Leinwand

Description:

Soviet Foreign Minister under Gorbachev. Important for the archaeological gallery in that for a few seconds he appeared as another representative of a remote dimension of freedom. He and his leading man corrected the appearance of the elite from the grotesque for at least some time.

(Picture missing)

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All over the Wall – King Kong ( Mauerbilder 1-3, Nr.1) Size: 200 x 130

Artist / Location / Date: C. Hebell, Berlin 1986

Material Painting / Frame: Spray, Oil on Papier Mache

Description:

King Kong

King Kong used to visit the wall incognito. He preferred to stride through the death strip between wall and wall. In accordance with his charge of the great wide world he mapped out parcels for future owners of luxury real estate there.

The picture is missing like the other wall pictures. This could be described as a bad loss, as they had been included in various exhibitions (see catalogues below). The biographical issue of some would-be artists is to have spent time… Continue reading

Title: Paint the Wall: Nr. 3 – Duell an der Mauer Size: 200 x 130

Artist / Location / Date: C. Hebell, Berlin 1986

Material Painting / Frame: Spray, Öl auf Pappmache

Description:

In front of the wall many amusing duels took place, as shown in painting 3 (2 meters x 1.50 meters), which is also missing. People living near the wall painted their faces green and blue and roamed the city with spray cans. This was the case on the western side of the wall, not beyond in the east. It was not craziness but part of everyday life. It is unknown if any of the duelists tried to take the shooting order at the wall as a… Continue reading