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Emmanuel Bornstein

Emmanuel Bornstein’s main interest is (recent, German) history. The Holocaust in particular is a background motif for the ‘carnevalesque’ in Bornstein’s pictures, which appears both as over-the-top and controlled chaos. Bornstein employs the artistic media of the theatre and the circus in his grotesque, eerie, ‘world stage’. There are even auto-biographical elements, since Bornstein’s grandmother was a prisoner in Auschwitz. The investigation of the historical and human catastrophe of the 20th century by this young artist in the language of painting of today is a way of ensuring that it will not be forgotten.

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"Emmanuel Bornstein"

ISBN 978-3-86678-753-7

30,00 x 24,00 cm

64 Pages

68 colored and 10 b/w illustrations

Hardcover, bound

Languages: German, English


Wendt + Friedmann Galerie, Berlin

Didi Bozzini, Mark Gisbourne, Didier Semin

graphic design
Wendt+Friedmann, Berlin, Emmanuel Bornstein

Exhibition: Berlin, „Emmanuel Bornstein. Waldbowling“, 12.9. – 20.10.2012,
Wendt + Friedmann Galerie, Berlin