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The Carl Kruse Arts Blog Invites All To Yury Kharchenko Exhibition in Kiel, Germany

Portray of a Rose by Yury Kharchenko

Solo Exhibition Explores Two Phases of the Russo-German Artist

BERLIN, GERMANY, June 7, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — The Richard Haizmann Museum in Kiel, Germany, hosts a solo exhibition of Russo-German artist Yury Kharchenko starting June 10, 2022 and operating by means of August 31, 2022. A vernissage with the artist takes place on the museum on June 10 at 7:30 p.m.

Titled “Superheroes in Entrance of the Auschwitz Gates Meet Delicate Work,” and arranged by the Kunstverein Niebüll, the exhibition presents two contrasting creative phases of the artist.

Yury Kharchenko was born in Moscow in 1986 and got here to Dortmund, Germany, along with his household in 1998 as a Jewish refugee and has been residing primarily in Berlin for the previous twelve years. He faces his Jewish id with work reflecting on his family historical past and the anti-Semitism he skilled in Germany, in addition to portraits of different Jewish personalities resembling Siegmund Freud, Franz Kafka and Alfred Flechtheim, who based the avant-garde of the Nineteen Thirties. He has additionally portrayed trendy personalities resembling Amy Winehouse. This section culminates in his most up-to-date Auschwitz work, in which comedian ebook personalities resembling Superman, Batman, and Scrooge McDuck pose in entrance of the Auschwitz gates. The artist thus wrestles with the query of the utopia of heroism. On the similar time, he factors to a visual decline in the German tradition of remembrance, which not fulfills its job of remembering, however is more and more turning into a hook for political correctness.

If his Auschwitz pictures cope with an existential confrontation with the horror of the twentieth century, his new flower work level to the visualization of the urge to reside, which unfolds in the shadow of the omnipresent abyss of the world.


Since 2016, the Carl Kruse Artwork Blog –“Ars Lumens” — has highlighted the work of artists, previous and current, specializing in wide-ranging actions in artwork historical past from Motion Portray to Realism and overlaying matters from Jackson Pollock to the Artwork of Atari. The weblog is curated by Carl Kruse who trades time between Miami, Florida and Berlin, Germany.

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