Works on paper
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The Mirandola Series
each: transparent paper, wax, acrylic paint on canvas, 42 cm x 29,7 cm – 2019back to top
The works from the series Human Image juxtaposes details from Giotto’s frescoes of the Capella Scrovegni with contemporary images from advertising, science and everyday life.
The symbol of the aureole is often placed as an integral detail or across all formats on the works, which are usually produced as individual pieces using the silk-screen printing process. In these works, the aureole takes on the meaning of a placeholder that raises questions about the current position of man and his vitality.
Selection from the series: Human Image
each: silksreen print on canvas, 220 cm x 180 cm / silkscreen print on paper, 100 cm x 70 cm
Exhibition views | Andreas Reinsch Project, Berlin
:: Human Image (Loving the Alien).pdfback to top
… the ten paintings are still portraits, however strange that sounds. They thematize, they allegorize man as pure potentiality, as that which remains of him if one removes all narcissism, …
Christian Kupke: The „Grund“ picture cycle by Detlef Günther, Berlin, March 2017 – Read the entire text HERE.
The Power to Believe
excerpt: Christian Kupke, Versionen des Denkens. Version I: Enttäuschendes Denken – Berlin 2021, S. 99-101
Read the entire text (german/english) HERE
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Dignity of Man, a piece for 3-channel moving canvas and 8 channel sound. The piece was premiered as a 1-channel video installation in cooperation with the Laptoporchester Berlin on July 12, 2006 at the Anatomisches Theater (Langhansbau) in Berlin.
Dignity of Man is a tribute to a young man who, at the age of 24, in 1486/87, wanted to invite scholars from European universities to discuss human freedom: Pico della Mirandola (1463 – 1494. His opening speech “Oration on the Dignity of Man” was never given by him, but today it is one of the most famous texts of the Renaissance.read more
Moving Canvas | DvD-version (1_channel, 29′ 48”)
Dignty of Man, 1-channell video installation | Anatomisches Theater (Langhansbau), Berlin
The Need for Renewal
wallapplication: oil, stone tape, net material on canvas, approx. 260 cm x 220 cm | 1000 photos
Transnaissance_no.1 | exhibition views | Andreas Reinsch Project, Berlin
digital print, acrylic paint, foil, tape, mirror, 110 cm x 420 cm
More imgaes from the exhibition “Transnaissance_No.2” here as PDF-View
Secureness is cristall clear
oil, polaroid-foto, digital print, tape, bed sheet on alu di bond, 200 cm x 360 cm
Subway station project: Dignity of Man
draft | Big Images | UBhf-Kurfürstenstraße, Berlin
Dignity of Man is a tribute to a young man who, at the age of 24, in 1486/87, wanted to invite scholars from European universities to discuss human freedom: Pico della Mirandola (1463 – 1494). His opening speech “Oration on the Dignity of Man” was never given by him, but today it is one of the most famous texts of the Renaissance.
Selection from the Series: Dignty of Man
Collages on Paper (mixed media), each: 70 cm x 50 cm
Prayer (Enhanced Performance)
digitalprints, acrylic paint, silkscreen printing on glass, insect needles, butterfly box, 50 cm x 40 cm x 5cm
Wandapplikation: oil, graphite, Voalstoff on canvas, approx. 220 cm x 280 cm