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ERUPTION IBy Martin Ecker

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US$ 4,000



Oil Paint, Oil, gold imitation paper on canvas

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Dimensions: 100cm (H) x 100cm (W) x 5cm (D) / 39.4" (H) x 39.4" (W) x 2" (D)

Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.


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Artist Statement

Martin Ecker's abstract paintings seem to capture the endless pursuit of their own source of power rather than any deep, eternal meaning. They engage in a constant proliferation of affective intensities and vibrating traces. Real silver, real gold, false silver, false gold dissolve in their imitation to form rhythmically shimmering colour landscapes pulsating with nuanced gradations, scorchings and abrasions. The physicality of the coagulated colour requires tactile vision. But there is also a philosophical thrill built into the abstraction, space and time, the unstoppable change through purposefully applied oxidations resonate in these colour fields that represent a kind of collective subconscious that Ecker himself wants to tame by giving his works titles. And so the value becomes a labyrinth, breaks through, breaks out of a larger theoretical background ....


Artist Profile

Born: 1963
Hometown: Berlin
Based in: Berlin

Martin Ecker (*1963 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany) lives and works in Berlin.

Ecker began his artistic work as a musician at the age of 14, later adding performance and acting until he began to explore painting, photography and video art. Martin Ecker is a German photographer and painter who …


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