Stefan Szczesny:
Stefan Szczesny: Exhibition Catalog "Szczesny - Métamorphoses Méditerranéennes"

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196 pages | Format 22 x 28 cm | Language: French / English

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Stefan Szczesny: Stefan Szczesny: Exhibition Catalog "Szczesny - Métamorphoses Méditerranéennes"

The catalogue to the retrospective of "Métamorhoses méditerranéennes", presented of the Avignon Tourisme fro July 7 to October 26, 2014 in the Pope Palace in Avingnon dedicated to the German artist Stefan Szczesny.

The work the artist living in St. Tropez is characterized by a constant play with references to the European art and culture history. At the same time they are completely penetrated with the Mediterranean flair. The style of Scesny celebrates the sensibility and breathes the new life in the traditional motives of the figurative art. The exhibition in Avignon involved the "Metamorphoses" of his time as "wild new" in the modernity - near the numerous canvas, ceramic works, steles and sculptures.

Exhibition catalog "Szczesny - Métamorphoses Méditerranéennes", Palais of Papes, Avignon. Edition Szczesny Factory & Publishing & Gallery GmbH, Berlin. Format 22 x 28 cm, 196 pages, language: French / Englidh.

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Porträt des Künstlers Stefan Szczesny* In 1951, German painter of international rank

The artistic work of Stefan Szczesny, born in 1951 in Munich, characterises contemporary art. A scholarship in Paris and stays in New York, the Massimo Villa in Rome, France and the Caribbean lastingly influenced his work.

Szczesny was significantly involved in the movement of the "young guns" that discovered the expressive, figurative painting for themselves once again towards the end of the 70s. In the meantime, he developed a distinctive style be conveyed lightness and joy.

Guided by artists such as Matisse and Picasso are Szczesny let him focuses in his paintings on classical themes like Nude and Still Life. The artist thereby reflects on a sensuous, colourful objectivity. In his paintings, nature and culture merge in their most extreme form.

Szczesny is now one of the most important contemporary artists in Europe.