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'We´re not here for long' by Friedrich Kunath

Published by VogelART


Friedrich Kunath - We´re not here for long

 

Edition Edition of 25 + 3 AP
Year 2021

Size 76 x 60 cm (29.9 x 23.6 in)

Size Framed 77,6 x 61,6 x 3 cm (30.6 x 24.2 x 1.2 in)

Signature Signed and numbered by the artist

 

Each edition is unique and different, the rainbow (oil) and the text on each print are painted by the artist. Archival Pigment-Print on Museum Natural Velvet. The prints are mounted on MDF and framed with a handmade shadow gap frame.

 

Published by VogelART, Munich 2021

Artwork by Friedrich Kunath - We´re not here for long – Edition of 25, Special Each edition is unique and different, Each edition is unique and different, the rainbow (oil) and the text on each print are painted by the artist. , Signed and numbered by the artist, Year 2019, Material Archival Pigment-Print on Museum Natural Velvet. The prints are mounted on MDF and framed with hand-lashed wood, Size 76 x 60 cm (29.9 x 23.6 in) Size Framed 77,6 x 61,6 x 3 cm (30.6 x 24.2 x 1.2 in), Published by VogelART, Munich 2021, Terms of Purchase: By paying and purchasing the work, the buyer agrees that the work will not be offered for sale for one year from the date of purchase. During this period VogelART Consulting GmbH and Friedrich Kunath has the right to buy back the work - at the purchase price. Should a sale to a third party take place during this period, VogelART Consulting GmbH and the artist are entitled to the same amount. The artist exercises here his rights that he has the copyright - § 2 Copyright Act (UrhG) and § 26 UrhG participation in a subsequent resale.

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  • Terms of Purchase: By paying and purchasing the work, the buyer agrees that the work will not be offered for sale for one year from the date of purchase. During this period VogelART Consulting GmbH and Friedrich Kunath has the right to buy back the work - at the purchase price. Should a sale to a third party take place during this period, VogelART Consulting GmbH and the artist are entitled to the same amount. The artist exercises here his rights that he
    has the copyright - § 2 Copyright Act (UrhG) and § 26 UrhG participation in a subsequent resale.




After the first edition "my fault, your fault" it was clear that we would make another edition with Friedrich Kunath. This one should also be special and unique. In February 2020, we visited Friedrich again in Los Angeles, where the idea came up that the next edition will be additionally colored with oil. After the motif selection in the summer of 2020, we reproduced this and visited Friedrich in Ahrenshoop, during his European trip. So the edition "We're not here for long" was created with a unique aspect: Friedrich hand-colored all prints (mounted on MDF) with a rainbow of oil color, as well as the text and other elements. The pasty painted rainbow – directly from the color tube – and also the text are so different each time and so all of the 25 prints became unique. After a 4-month drying period, the works were mounted with a hand-glazed shadow gap frame in early February 2021. Each edition is signed and numbered by Friedrich Kunath and the work has become exceptionally beautiful.

Nach der ersten Edition „my fault, your fault“ war klar, dass wir eine weitere Edition mit Friedrich Kunath machen würden. Auch diese sollte wieder besonders und unikatär sein. Im Februar 2020 besuchten wir Friedrich erneut in Los Angeles, dabei entstand die Idee, dass die nächste Edition zusätzlich mit Öl bearbeitet wird. Nach der Motivauswahl im Sommer 2020 reproduzierten wir dieses und besuchten Friedrich in Ahrenshoop, während seiner Europareise. So entstand die Edition „We‘re not here for long“ mit einer Besonderheit: Friedrich handkolorierte alle Prints (aufgezogen auf MDF) mit einem Regenbogen aus Ölfarbe, sowie den Text und weitere Elemente. Der pastose Regenbogen – direkt aus der Farbtube – und auch der Text sind so jedes Mal unterschiedlich und alle 25 Prints wurde dadurch zum Unikat. Nach einer 4-monatigen Trocknungszeit wurden die Arbeiten Anfang Februar 2021 mit einem handlasierten Schattenfugen-Rahmen versehen. Jede Edition ist von Friedrich Kunath signiert und nummeriert und die Arbeit ist außergewöhnlich schön geworden.



Friedrich Kunath was born in 1974 in Chemnitz and grew up in East Berlin. He studied with Walter Dahn at the Hochschule für Bildende Künste, today he lives and works in Los Angeles. In 2012 he was awarded the prestigious Sprengel-Preis für Bildende Künste.

His work is characterized by variety, inventiveness and contrasts. East-West, life and death, extreme sadness meets extreme enthusiasm. Painting, drawing, photography and space-filling object installations are the techniques of his work - often combined in mixed media. From figurative painting and abstraction, fantastic worlds emerge in often large-scale formats, which are buried in layers of red, green and grey in the process and then rebuilt on a next layer. Text, signs and sketches are placed in these worlds and stand for relationship, separation, love, humour, despair - which form the conceptual context of every work in Kunath's oeuvre.

Friedrich Kunath's works are represented in collections such as the Hammer Museum (Los Angeles), LACMA (Los Angeles), Walker Art Center (Minneapolis), Frans-Hals-Museum (Haarlem), Sammlung Philara (Düsseldorf), Marciano Fondation (Los Angeles). Kunath has had solo exhibitions at Aspen Art Museum, Hammer Museum (Los Angeles), Modern Art Oxford, Schinkel Pavillon Berlin, White Cube Hong Kong, ADN Pfoertnerhaus (Los Angeles), Kunsthalle Bremerhaven, Andrea Rosen Gallery (New York), Centre d'art contemporain d'Ivry - Le Crédac (Ivry-Sur-Seine), Sprengel Museum (Hannover), Blum & Poe (Los Angeles), Centre des Monuments Nationaux - La Conciergerie (Paris), Kaikai Kiki Tokyo Gallery, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Nassau County Museum of Art Roslyn Harber, ZKM Museum for Neue Kunst (Karlsruhe) as well as exhibitions in the Deichtorhallen (Hamburg), Palazzo Grassi (Venice), Saatchi Gallery (London), Tate Britain (London), VNH Gallery (Paris), Tim van Laere Gallery (Antwerp) and many more.

Friedrich Kunath wurde 1974 in Chemnitz geboren und wuchs in Ost-Berlin auf. Er studierte bei Walter Dahn an der Hochschule für Bildende Künste, heute lebt und arbeitet er in Los Angeles. 2012 erhielt er den renommierten Sprengel-Preis für Bildende Kunst.

Sein Werk ist durch Vielfalt, Ideenreichtum und Gegensätze geprägt. East-West, Leben und Tot, extreme Traurigkeit trifft auf extremen Enthusiasmus. Malerei, Zeichnung, Fotografie und raumgreifende Objekt-Installationen sind die Techniken seines Schaffens – oft kombiniert in Mixed-Media. Aus Darstellung und Abstraktion entstehen phantastische Welten in oft raumgreifenden Formaten, die im Prozess schichtweise von Rot Grün und Grau verschüttet werden um sie dann wieder in einer nächsten Ebene aufzubauen. Text, Zeichen und Skizzen werden in diese Welten gesetzt und stehen für Beziehung, Trennung, Liebe, Humor, Verzweiflung - die den konzeptionellen Rahmen jeder Arbeit aus dem Werk Kunaths bilden.

Friedrich Kunaths Arbeiten sind unter anderem in den Sammlungen wie dem Hammer Museum (Los Angeles), LACMA (Los Angeles), Walker Art Center (Minneapolis),  Frans-Hals-Museum (Haarlem), Sammlung Philara (Düsseldorf), Marciano Fondation (Los Angeles) vertreten. Kunath hatte Einzelausstellungen im Aspen Art Museum, Hammer Museum (Los Angeles), Modern Art Oxford, Schinkel Pavillon Berlin, White Cube Hong Kong, ADN Pfoertnerhaus (Los Angeles), Kunsthalle Bremerhaven, Andrea Rosen Gallery (New York), Centre d'art contemporain d'Ivry - Le Crédac (Ivry-Sur-Seine), Sprengel Museum (Hannover), Blum & Poe (Los Angeles), Centre des Monuments Nationaux - La Conciergerie (Paris), Kaikai Kiki Tokyo Gallery, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Nassau County Museum of Art Roslyn Harber, ZKM Museum for Neue Kunst (Karlsruhe) sowie Ausstellungen in den Deichtorhallen (Hamburg), Palazzo Grassi (Venedig), Saatchi Gallery (London), Tate Britain (London), VNH Gallery (Paris), Tim van Laere Gallery (Antwerp) und vielen weiteren.