To work successfully I will have to decide which work is good, interesting, important, breathtaking, heartbreaking, outstanding. Later on when I’m about to show my results I agree to share my ideas, my decisions and my judgement.
There is a group of small paintings facing a wall of mayor new works on the other wall. Some motifs appear in both the small and the bigger works but they have been treated differently. The small works are more spontaneous. The bigger canvas have been stitched onto linen. These works have been planned well ahead.
Spontaneous vs. Planned! How is this for ‘Balance’?
I think of the various words describing the moment when an artist shows his artwork to the public for the first time: Vernissage, Opening, Private View, Reception! Many words describing the opportunity of a first view. “Is this gonna work out or will it freak me out?“ God knows...
Cornelius Quabeck 2008
Martin van Zomeren is pleased to present new works by Cornelius Quabeck (1974, Germany). Quabeck has exhibited widely in Europe and the USA.
Recent solo presentations include:
‘Critical Mess’, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York
‘Capital C’, Galerie Christian Nagel, Berlin (2008)
‘Hellfire Club’, Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne
‘Disegno’, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London (2006).
‘Work Out!’ is the artist’s third solo presentation at Martin van Zomeren.
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