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The photographs of Silja Yvette (*1986) „evoke associations ranging from ironic reflection to elegiac allusion, from the fragility of being to a certain longing for the elementary." (Annekathrin Müller, Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation).

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Thitz

Bags and Miracles
The travels of artists have a long tradition; generations of artist have been inspired by their visits to mysterious foreign countries. Travel has also been a source of ongoing inspiration for Thitz’s paintings of the world and the city. In these works, over and over again, we discover the characteristic topographical conditions of these places; they are all have one subject in common: people.

Thitz’s paintings live from this dialogue: the viewer quickly gets lost in the endless stories, in a coloured weave of houses, cars, figures and hidden messages. The view of the world we receive from the painter is as multi-layered and multi-facetted as his panoramas of the world. He shows a reality with a hidden bottom layer; its ambivalence in an accelerated, modern world filled with cultural variety but also loneliness and melancholy
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"Thitz"

March 2010

ISBN 978-3-86678-406-2

22,00 x 30,00 cm

95 Pages

36 colored illustrations

Hardcover, bound, without dust-jacket, without slipcase

Languages: German, English

Editor
by
Anhaltische Gemäldegalerie Dessau an Museum Goch

Authors
Ricarda Geib and Stephan Mann
Events
This catalogue was published on the occasion of the solo exhibitions „Thitz“, 17 April to 30 May 2010, Anhaltische Gemäldegalerie, Dessau, and in 2011 in Kunsthalle Kunstverein Arnstadt as well as „Thitz Bag in Athens“, 2. June to 8. July 2010, Museum Herakleidon, Athen.