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Uwe Henneken (closes 20 May)

        Using his extraordinary pictorial language drawn from childhood and the unconscious repertoire of mythical images fixed in collective memory, German artist Uwe Henneken makes paintings and sculptures based on lore that has been handed down. The forest has long been associated with a sense of German national identity, from the dense woods in early German Renaissance paintings to the ubiquitous forest in tales of the Brothers Grimm and the shadowy woodland and lone oak in the allegorical paintings of the German Romantics. Although Henneken’s sylvan settings are often borrowed from their... [more]
Posted by ArtSlant Team on 5/16/11