Johann Julian Taupe
Exhibition from 23.11.2022 — 07.01.2023
On the second floor of the gallery are shown works on paper and canvas, the artist born in 1954 in Gritschach near Villach, Johann Julian Taupe. Taupe studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna from 1976 to 1981 with Professor Max Weiler. From 1981 to 1983 he was a lecturer at the Academy in Vienna with Professor Arnulf Rainer. The formal language of Julian Taupe is cheerful and abstract. Luminous colored surfaces and geometric structures are brought together to create imaginary landscapes and to open up a colorful, unknown, yet familiar world to the viewer. The artist lives and works in Vienna.
2004 – first exhibition in the gallery Welz.
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.