Jutta Koether

Frontage (Well, Show Me Nothing)

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Frontage (Well, Show Me Nothing)
Jutta Koether
Frontage (Well, Show Me Nothing)
1994
Oil on canvas
188 x 290 cm

Jutta Koether’s abstract paintings, with their translucent interconnected web patterns, fragments of texts and songs, are like a portrait of the artist in our times. She is a painter, but not only that. Interweaving soft, sinuous brushwork and delicate colouring with bold cartoon-style figuration and graffiti-making is just part of a bigger whole – an interdisciplinary artistic practice overlapping performance, music, writing and other activities, and reflecting her strong, feminist, punk/pop-influenced engagement with contemporary theory and culture.


     
 


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