Mitchell Anderson writes about our exhibition THE GREAT ESCAPE with works by Ralph Bürgin in the Reading Rämistrasse #112.
“Each of the ten paintings in Ralph Bürgin’s beguiling exhibition The Great Escape share renderings of a human profile which has been lifted off the shoulders of the central figure in Oskar Schlemmer’s Fünf Figuren im Raum, Römisches (1925). They’re depicted in pairs as fountains or on slinky male nudes recalling the best of Matisse, but the main collective effect derives from close groupings of three or four entering at the edges of a canvas and looking at peopleless scenes.(…)”
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