\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.Read more