PAINTINGS IN PICTURE AND WORD

Paintings without Frames

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: 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)

Title:

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

Title: All the Wall – Mauerbilder: „Die langen Hälse“ (Nr.2)

Size: 200 x 130

Artist / Location / Date: C. Hebell, Berlin 1987

Material Painting / Frame: Spray, Öl auf Pappmache

Description:

the higher the wall, the longer the necks. This was politically inevitable in the respective situationh of those days: Everyone wanted to catch a glimpse ot the unknown east and the long queus in front of the empty shops behind the wall. Leaving the Friedrichstraße with the entrace to the new land and the Palace of Tears one found a bookstore on the far right below the bridge. It was full of authors of whom one had never heard anything. The road leading away from the station… Continue reading

Titel: Young Man with White Green Quiff Size: 45 cm 63  cm Location / Date: berlin 2011 Material Painting / Frame:

Oil and chalk drawn on photo carton on canvas on frame

Description:

The young man with a white green quiff was originally supposed to be a self portrait. Later the painter preferred to pass it as that of a distant relative as he by no means would have wanted to accept that white green thing to make him look old before his time. The green white quiff was a result of a visit to a gallerist who had found flaw with most the painter´s work. To evade the painter´s aggression the art collector had quick-wittedly grasped a bottle… Continue reading

Titel: Wife of Beauty Size: 45 cm x  67 cm

Location / Date: Berlin 2010 Material Painting / Frame:

Chalk and oil on a photo frame – drawn on wooden frame with canvas

Description:

Wife of beauty was haunted by frequent attacks of migraine. The painter endeavoured to present a migraine moment as realty because he wanted to find out about the working of tensions in an otherwise beautiful face. In the intense phases of her aches wife of beauty felt totally distorted. She often dragged herself to the mirror then to communicate with her image as though the pain could be mediated away. Such communication sometimes strangely reduced the pain. This reminded the painter of Dorian Gray and… Continue reading