Dora Maurer Receives
‘Quasi images’ offer unusual spatial viewing experience with the Hungarian artist (born 1937) Peter C. Ruppert Foundation honors an outstanding representative of the international concrete art. Dora Maurer has with their so-called DIS placements, shifts of colored grids, and it developed or combined with quasi images developed a new concept of image without comparable model in the history of art. The prize is awarded on May 3, 2013 at the Museum in the Kulturspeicher Wurzburg in the framework of the celebrations of the anniversary of 40 years of European city Wurzburg. The Foundation of Peter C. Ruppert recognizes important artists of concrete art awarded prize money to 15,000 in the three-year rolling international. This form of art is not starting out as opposed to the abstract art, developed by the subject, but is the used device surface, space, line, color, or the play of colour contrasts, rest and movement as autonomous components and support of work in the Center point. The collection of Mr and Mrs Peter C.
and Rosemarie Ruppert includes significant works of concrete art from 23 countries and will be shown in the Museum since 2002 in cultural memory. These include”works so well known artists like Max Bill, Gunter early Sade, Bridget Riley or Victor Vasarely and the fledgling concrete photography. With three characteristic works, the current winner is already represented in the ever-growing collection. Characteristic of the art of Dora Mason are the so-called DIS placements”, as she have created it first in 1982 for a Romanesque vaulted room in the keep of the Castle book mountain in Austria. Here, a sequence of superimposed partly on the edge of the wall breaking down, verschiedenfarbiger wide strip floor, walls and ceiling. The shape of the room is ignored the architectural and the painted room seem to contradict each other and offer the viewer an unusual, amazing viewing experience. The principle of competing, formed purely by coloured structures painted Dora gave Maurer room views then on the one-dimensional image area. This replaced the usual image em through four outline shapes.
With the help of projectors she constructed seemingly bent, distorted elements, whose optical Wirkungen also stun: the painted, flat fabric seem to detach themselves from the wall and to meet the viewer spatially. Dora Maurer from 1955-61, at the Academy of fine arts in Budapest he studied and taught at the College of fine arts and at the Academy of fine arts in Budapest. Since 1965, she has shown her work in numerous solo and group exhibitions outside Hungary in Italy, Austria, Finland and Germany. The award ceremony will take place on May 3, 2013 at 19:30 at the Museum in the Kulturspeicher Wurzburg and is part of the celebrations of the anniversary of 40 years Europe city of Wurzburg”, to which the city expects all representatives of the Europe Prize towns in Wurzburg.Therefore the ceremony should contribute at the same time, the special rank of Wurzburg as a culture and European city to make nationally and internationally prominent. Kathrin Symens