Von Hand veredelt. Mit Sternenstaub gedruckt "Patersons (*1981) Buch der Ideen ist eine Tagtraum-Sammlung. Das Kompendium enthält Ideen, die realisiert werden könnten, aber vielleicht niemals ausgeführt werden. Am besten wäre es, wenn das Buch für immer unvollendet bliebe, damit stets wieder etwas hinzugefügt werden kann." Mary Jane Jacob

Christian Keinstar

Left Hand Path
The art of Christian Keinstar is not easy to digest. Since 2001, in his sculptures and video performances, this student of Jürgen-Klauke has examined the ambivalence of beauty and danger and tested the boundaries of the possible, be it in physical action or in the resilience of the material. His works made from reinforced concrete, immersion heaters and molten lead are transformed into a visually ephemeral state and – as C. Benthien puts it – “play with the media of physics on the keyboard of metaphysics”.
This catalogue is published on the occasion of Keinstar’s first solo museum exhibition and documents his art practice from 2001 to 2011 in detail.

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"Christian Keinstar"

ISBN 978-3-86678-598-4

21,00 x 26,00 cm

160 Pages

91 colored illustrations

Hardcover, bound, without dust-jacket, without slipcase

Languages: German, English

Viola Weigel
introduction by
Viola Weigel
Stephan Berg and Renate Puvogel
Graphic design
Andreas Koch
The illustrated book was published on the occasion of the exhibition „Christian Keinstar. Left Hand Path / Pfad der linken Hand“, 2 September to 20 November 2011, Kunsthalle Wilhelmshaven.