KLAUS VOM BRUCH
Mary, Queen of Scots
88 x 73 cm
Edition of 4 + 2 AP
* 1952 in Köln, lives and works in Berlin.
Klaus vom Bruch's new picture / text collages (2020/21) from the series The journey around my room consist of own photographic as well as found historical recordings. Symbolic longings, wishes and fears. Instinctual abysses, power and violence, Chaos and anarchy, devotion and submission, primal forces of nature and the blasphemous. Various own texts; literary quotes that are often difficult to access are like one
Caption delivered to the square image. Who knows that behind Met Him Pike
Hoses - Uncle Toby's Hookah two world literature references are hidden. (ibid. Ulysses & Tristram Shandy). Molly Bloom's inability to correctly use the concept of transmigration of souls and the explosion of Uncle Toby’s water pipe and the inclusion of one
Nuclear tests on Bikini Atoll. This is where Klaus vom Bruch's artistic motto, humorous aggressiveness and to trigger a survey in the viewer. Its specific artistic instrumentation of the popular flood of images, the provocation of literary worlds and the challenge of
Imagination of the viewer. Only after the first look and then reading the
The ironic narrative becomes clear in part of the text. A decapitated pineapple with the caption My Days in England - Mary Queen of Scots refers only through the montage of image and text on the historical context. Without the im
In the frame of the combination, the cut pineapple remains a pineapple (see p. antipsychoanalytical) and the text provides a fictional biographical note of the Scottish Queen.
What here aims to amuse the viewer in a playful way succeeds under the term on the Internet
LOST IN PARADISE
Martina Tauber Fine Art, Munich, February 18, 2021 - April 30, 2021