Galerie Barbara Thumm \ Anna Oppermann – Paradoxical intentions

\Anna OppermannParadoxical intentions23.01. - 16.04.2016

Anna Oppermann, *1940 in Eutin,
lived in Hamburg and Celle

Photo © Hans-Georg Gaul

Text: Ute Vorkoeper

The face and the rear side of beautiful appearance.

It all began with a make-up mirror. Anna Oppermann devised and developed her artistic strategy of building ensemblesfrom observation and analysis of optical reflections. By the late 1960s, Oppermann used a rectangular, plastic rimmed looking glass in order to duplicate, shift and expand her perception of reality, experienced as intrinsically cramped and angst-inducing, until reaching the virtual and imaginary. Simultaneously she concerned herself with the role of the artist, the meaning of the image and the economic conditions of art-production.

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Galerie Barbara Thumm \ Anna Oppermann – Paradoxical intentions
Galerie Barbara Thumm \ Anna Oppermann – Paradoxical intentions
Galerie Barbara Thumm \ Anna Oppermann – Paradoxical intentions

Works

Galerie Barbara Thumm \ Anna Oppermann – Paradoxical intentions

Estate Anna Oppermann

Ensemble with Decoration (1977)
Single canvas
Photo emulsion on canvas, hand-coloured
Framed 202,3 x 244,6 cm
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