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JULIJE KNIFER

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JULIJE KNIFER

Potsdamer Strasse 96
D-10557 Berlin
Germany
December 10th, 2010 - February 12th, 2011
Opening: December 9th, 2010 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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DESCRIPTION

ARNDT is pleased to announce the opening of the first solo exhibition of the Croatian artist JULIJE KNIFER in Berlin on 9 December 2010. The show will be on view from 10 December 2010 until 5 February 2011.
In 1960 the first meander-painting was created by Julije Knifer and with it he discovers the ideal form of expression for his ‘anti-painting’. By using monotone rhythms and the intense contrasts of black and white, he resisted the criteria of the modernity. Knifer used this consciously chosen formal expression stoically from 1960 until his death in 2004. He himself defined it as ‘non-development’: ‘non-development’ as the concept for the elimination of any kind of development under the principal of the repetition of an almost identical motif.