Reinhard Blanck + Stefan Dobadka
Exhibition december 16th to december 18th 2010
The structure series (Strukturen) is a combination of three photographic canvasses and a fourth, normal canvas. One of them shows the original photo, two show a development towards the fourth canvas, which is a complete oil painting.
The wood series (Holzbilder) starts with a piece of wood in the size of the photographic canvas. This is photographed in its original condition. Then the forms are cut with a saw and another photo is taken. When the forms are arranged, a third photo is to be made. The three different photos are again printed to canvasses which are combined with the wood in its final stage and then painted.
The objects series (Objekte) consists of one single photographic canvas. The objects are all of a relatively small size. They are photographed and the photo is again transferred to the photographic canvas. We build special wooden frames with a space for the object within them. The canvas is nailed onto the frame and then cut open to the space where the original object is mounted.
The coudrage series (from french: coudre = sewn) consists of photographic canvases, which are sewn together, cut into pieces and sewn together again in a different arrangement. The "Kaleidoskop" pictures of this series consist partly of images, which have been mirrored in the dark chamber. The "Kaleidoskop" pictures are mounted under glass to let the textile borders visible.If you want to know more about us, please visit our home page at artdocuments.com.