Benutzerspezifische Werkzeuge
16.11.2016, 19.00 h
Raum 117, Schillerplatz 3, A-1010 Wien

Über Malerei: Ekaterina Shapiro-Obermair

In the work of Ekaterina Shapiro-Obermair, relatioanality and "eclecticism" are probably those two key terms that describe her artistic strategy. The eclectic – or one could also say promiscuous – strategy allows Shapiro-Obermair to maintain a resistance to received ideas when it comes to some central dogmas of art and art history, such as authorship, the possible facets of the multiple in the face of the uniqueness of art object, the artwork´s relationship to its spectators, the purity of the definition of the artist, to name a few. (...) With her carefully staged installations and "arrangements" and from an anti-formalist position, Shapiro-Obermair reconsiders the transcendency of art by indirectly arguing with ideas about modernism and abstraction, similarity and difference (Katalin Timár).