Bea Bohl

Enamel WorksPhotography

About Bea Bohl

Abstract shapes and color schemes being combined on generously sized canvases by the artist Bea Bohl. They impress by their spatial depth. Often, figurative motifs emerge from the complexity of their organic-abstract backgrounds, conveying an image statement. This usually refers to the subject animal and human: sometimes they are emblematic representations e.g. a deer, sometimes diffuse, disintegrated figures, alluding, for example, as “Falling Gods” to a crumbling patriarchy. It’s especially important to the artist to create a spatial effect in her work. To achieve this, she blends and overlays her favorite materials acrylic, wax, lacquer, ash or sand, and especially gold. Gold has the cpacity of effectively enhancing the sensual presence and materiality of a picture. It always attracts “like the Russian icons even in the darkest church from somewhere light” and reacts depending on the lighting with strong changes.

Bio

Born in Herisau/ Schweiz, lives and works in Berlin
Master student of Prof. Rudolf Kügler, University of the Arts Berlin
National and international exhibitions

Exhibitions

  • Kiefer-Hablitzel-Stiftung, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Musée des Beaux-Arts, La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
  • Galerie Bodenschatz, Basel, Switzerland
  • Galerie Cobe, Japan
  • Biennale Sidney, Australia
  • Biennale Limoges, France
  • Art-Expo New York, USA
  • Galerie BBC Art Corporation Hackensack, New Jersey/NY, USA
  • Galerie Betz, Munich, Germany
  • Galerie im Einstein, Berlin, Germany
  • Galerie Akzent, Mannheim, Germany
  • Galerie Mogador, Paris, France
  • Galerie Wewerka, Berlin, Germany
  • ‘coctails’, Galerie Berlin-Madrid-Dresden
  • Kunstverein Coburg, Germany
  • Galerie Kampl, Munich, Germany
  • Galerie bei Vattenfall, Berlin, Germany
  • Galerie Cornelissen, Wiesbaden, Germany
  • Galerie du Musée, Paris, France
  • Galerie Maat, Paris, France
  • Galerie Filz, Düsseldorf, Germany
  • Art Fair, 2. Berliner Kunstsalon, Berlin, Germany
  • ART International Zürich, Germany
  • Galerie Krupan, Munich, Germany
  • Galerie Menouar, Paris, France

Quotes

“The head is round so the thoughts can change direction.”

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