Exhibition from 19.10.2022 — 19.11.2022
On the second floor of the gallery are presented landscapes and interiors on paper and canvas, the artist Ernst Gradischnig, born in 1949 in Wiendorf (Carinthia). Gradischnig studied at the Académie École ABC de Paris from 1972 to 1974, then began training in printmaking in Salzburg and founded his own lithography workshop in Klagenfurt in 1978. Since 1979, numerous study trips have taken him to France, Iceland, Croatia, Italy, Namibia, South Africa and North Africa, Hungary and Russia, among other places. For Gradischnig, the focus is on the implementation and interplay of color, light and the peculiarities of a landscape, capturing the momentary.
The artist lives and works in Witsch in Carinthia.
The artist, born in Bangkok in 1952, has been working continuously on work blocks in small format for years. On the one hand, he composes colored surfaces with pigments on the paper primed with beeswax. The second group of works comprises reduced black and white picture compositions.
Suvat graduated from the University of Applied Arts in Vienna. Since 1983 the artist has participated in numerous exhibitions and exhibition participations in Austria, Germany and Italy. Suvat lives and works in Vienna.