Christiane Buell is active/lives in California, New York / Switzerland. Christiane Buell is known for abstract painting, fashion and window display design.
Biography Christiane Buell
Artist Statement: Christiane Buell
The materials are traditional; oil on canvas and oil on paper. Oil paint is elastic and forgiving, which allows me to manipulate and work in it in an infinite number of ways. It is ideal for my gestural paintings, because I can pursue the process, which I need for my paintings.
A "controlled un-controlledness" is achieved and allows me to react to the materials but at the same time it goes its own way. The paintings are being built up in a slow process, during weeks and months, layer upon layer is being created, which will either be sanded, over-painted, or scraped away.
With this technique a structure is being developed in which story and content are hidden. The viewer can't see the h
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