Jürgen Born:
Painting "Lightning Hopkins"


Jürgen Born:
Painting "Lightning Hopkins"


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ars mundi special edition | Limited, 199 copies | Numbered | Hand-signed certificate | Reproduction on the aluminum plate | Glazed | Format 80 x 80 cm (H/W) | Suspension device


Jürgen Born: Painting "Lightning Hopkins"

His area is painted music. The artists Juergen Born became famous thanks to his series "Jazz Colors". Old photos of jazz legends and his concert memories served him as a template. The work shows African-American blues singer and guitar-player Sam Hopkins (Lightning Hopkins), who is regarded as influential representative of the Texas blues.

Expressive, brilliant reproduction under 3 mm thick acrylic glass on the aluminum plate. Limited edition of 199 copies, back-side numbered, with a hand-signed certificate. Format 80 x 80 cm (H/W). With a suspension device. Ars mundi special edition.

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A musician completely absorbed in improvising as a self-sufficient part of a sound pattern. Juergen Born (*1955) portrays these moments in brilliant oils, using his incomparable expressive technique: the atmosphere of the session is perceptible. Mayne these were the memories of some concert, maybe the author got inspiration from the historic photos. Born devoted himself to Jazz, so his paintings are mixed with music.

This form of presentation comes from the world of professional photographers and exhibition organizers. More and more artists create their works for this aluminum carrier in high-tech composite. The metallic surface create a synthesis with the colors. White image areas are shimmering matt-metallic, depending on the light source. They let the picture look classy and puristic. Thanks to the direct color pigmentation the details are rendered accurately. Alu-Dibond is durable and resistant.

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