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Monika Baer

On hold (dregs)

  • Year2015
  • MaterialAcrylic, ink, and oil on canvas
  • Dimensions180 x 135 cm
  • Year of acquisition2016
  • Inventory numberUAB 1053
  • On viewBasement floor

More about the artwork

With her deep black painted canvas, Monika Baer creates a space in On hold (dregs)(2015) that seems to work according to its own rules. As if in still water, spirits labels seem to float and slowly sink to the bottom. They are painted in white and stand out from their background in an almost ghostly manner. However, the bottles themselves cannot be seen. Have they disappeared into the darkness of the canvas, or are the labels here detached from a carrier? This immateriality is counteracted by thick traces of paint squeezed from the tube in pastel rainbow tones, reminiscent of sticky-sweet frosting. In daubs and squirts, they stick to the surface of the canvas in all their material presence, thereby penetrating the viewer’s consciousness. The background, the depth of the black image space, recedes into the intangible distance, as if in a weightless state of intoxication.

Further collection artworks

Cady Noland *1956 Deep Social Space, 1989 Tiefer sozialer Raum
Cady Noland Deep Social Space, 1989
Cy Twombly Untitled (New York City), 1955/2002 UAB 435
Cy Twombly Untitled (New York City), 1955/2002
Cy Twombly Nini‘s Painting, 1971 UAB 451
Cy Twombly Nini's Painting, 1971
Albert Oehlen Rodchenko II, 1982 UAB 1064
Albert Oehlen Rodschenko II, 1982
Andy Warhol Round Marilyn
Andy Warhol Round Marilyn, 1963
Günther Brus Ohne Titel, 1982 UAB 46
Günter Brus Ohne Titel, 1982