Artist Search
   
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z 

 Eberhard Havekost  (1967 - )

About: Eberhard Havekost
 

Summary

Examples of his work

 
 

Biography*

Exhibits - current  
 

Discussion board

Send me updates

 
    Signature Examples*  
 
Buy and Sell: Eberhard Havekost
  For sale ads

Auction results*

 
  Wanted ads Auctions upcoming for him*  
  Dealers Place a classified ad  
 
Lived/Active: United States/Germany      Known for: painting from photo and video-ordinary subjects

Login for full access
 
View AskART Services









*may require subscription

Available for Eberhard Havekost:

Biographical information (Eberhard Havekost)

yes

Auction records - upcoming / past (Eberhard Havekost)

108

Discussion board entries (Eberhard Havekost)

0

Image examples of works (Eberhard Havekost)

106

Please send me Alert Updates for Eberhard Havekost (free)
What is an alert list?

Ad Code: 2
AskART Artist
from Auction House Records.
Intro 1
Artwork images are copyright of the artist or assignee
This biography from the Archives of AskART:
Please note: Artists not classified as American in our database may have limited biographical data compared to the extensive information about American artists.

Eberhard Havekost makes dense, anti-gestural paintings that explore the tension between a highly mediated image and the visceral immediacy of a seductively painted surface.

Working from photographic sources – shots from TV and video, images culled from magazines and catalogues and his own photographs – he selects prosaic subjects ranging from anonymous buildings, trains and trailers, and modifies them to make inkjet prints as the departure point for his paintings. His paintings elude straightforward classification: mundane images that are abstracted into a kind of mannerism of the everyday. Havekost’s paintings are executed in colour on top of a six underlying and alternating coats of grey and white. This slow, careful process creates a luminous atmosphere that makes the paintings glow with a strange, otherworldly richness of light. Havekost describes this as a 'democratic light’ that reveals the immanent brilliance of everything. The compositions of his paintings are often energetic and active, often making use of vertiginous angles and dramatic shifts in focus or blurring effects to create visual distortions like a filmic pan. In this way, they seem like freeze-frames that pause the visual process, transforming it into an arresting, material instant.

Eberhard Havekost was born in 1967 in Dresden and lives and works in Berlin. He has participated in several group exhibitions including ‘Painting at the Edge of the World’, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (2001), Prague Biennale (2003) and ‘Images in Painting’, Museu Serralves, Porto. Solo exhibitions include Kunstmuseum Luzern (1998), Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig, Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Serralves, Porto (2001), Kunstmuseum, Wolfsburg (2005), Stedelijk, Amsterdam (2006) Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt and Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Dresden (2010)

Source:
White Cube Gallery
http://www.whitecube.com/artists/havekost/

** If you discover credit omissions or have additional information to add, please let us know at registrar@AskART.com.
  go to top home | site map | site terms | AskART services & subscriptions | contact | about us
  copyright © 2000-2014 AskART all rights reserved ® AskART and Artists' Bluebook are registered trademarks

  A |  B |  C |  D-E |  F-G |  H |  I-K |  L |  M |  N-P |  Q-R |  S |  T-V |  W-Z  
  frequently searched artists 1, 2, more...  
  art appraisals, art for sale, auction records, misc artists