Ready for your weekly dose of art news? There is plenty going on on misa.art: In collaboration with DIE ZEIT, misa.art drops three exclusive editions by Paul Schrader, David Alabo and Çiğdem Aky this Thursday, September 8th, painter Nadira Husain presents the artwork of the week with her piece “Chez Sara à Batroun”, Cevin Parker displays the NFT booth of the week leading up to his exclusive 24-Hour Drop on September 15th, and Günther Fruhtrunk is the artist of the week!
misa.art x DIE ZEIT-Drop: Editions by Paul Schrader, David Alabo & Çiğdem Aky
In collaboration with “Die Zeit”, misa.art curated three individualized physical editions by emerging artists Paul Schrader, Çiğdem Aky and David Alabo, which are now available for three months at the Zeit Shop! Each artwork comes in an edition of 50 and is exclusively hand-finished by the artists.
While Schrader’s work “Different Cosmos” explores the sensual interplay of color, Aky presents a distinctive piece of hers, “Duft des Meeres”, characterized by a geometric element in the center surrounded with curved, sweeping brushstrokes. Ghanaian artist David Alabo completes the edition release with his work “Peace is Power” illustrating the power of moments of peace, contemplation and solitude. Browse through the artworks HERE!
Artwork in focus: Nadira Husain - Chez Sara à Batroun
French artist Nadira Husain’s painting practice follows in form and intention the logics of connectivity and relations, and seeks to produce an aesthetic language that would emerge from the acknowledgement of different art histories. This leads Husain to develop forms that embrace hybridity, mimicry, and ambivalence. Her paintings often unfold into spatial installations where the notion of a centre is swept away. Through an expanded form of painting, Husain explores the performative character of her work. Check out Nadira Husain’s distinctive work “Chez Sara à Batroun” HERE!
NFT booth of the week: Cevin Parker
Self-taught artist Cevin Parker has creativity is in his blood. As such, he naturally reflects his subconscious, inspired by concepts of an impulsive vision or an unexpected muse. The artist uses soft, muted tones and layers of acrylic that reveal traces of memory that represent sensitive reflections on the egoless world. Parker often works medium-sized canvases with acrylic paint and uses his research in the psychology of color to give the works a sensual impact - the harmonious tones of the environment connect his audience to the emotions he creates in them. The background texture is built up by layers of spray paint to emboss the canvas and capture a variety of emotions. At the same time, expressive acrylic color embossing tells the artist's experiences, in which he fully draws on his emotional state in his studio in Berlin. Check out the NFT booth HERE and get in the mood for Cevin Parker’s 24-Hour Drop on September 15th!
Artist of the week: Günther Fruhtrunk
Introducing the artist of the week: Günter Fruhtrunk! The artist's works of the 1950s are characterized by geometric forms that stand freely in the pictorial space. Stylistically, they tie in with the tradition of Russian Constructivism. In the 1960s, Fruhtrunk specialized in grid structures, with which he abandoned the hierarchy between figure and ground and any illusionism. Later he concentrated on stripes, which often run diagonally and rhythmize the picture surface. Extending to the edges, they give the impression of a dissolution of the painted beyond the canvas. Fruhtrunk's use of garish, often biting colors reinforces this movement. Purchase the artist of the week’s works HERE!