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BETTINA WERNER Salt Queen

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Horizon, 2001 Painting Created With Textured Colorized Salt Technique Invented by Bettina Werner in the Early 80's 80 X 24 © Bettina Werner 2001
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Salt Crystal Painting: WE THE PEOPLE, 2011 Painting Created With Textured Colorized Salt Technique Invented by Bettina Werner in the Early 80's 11 X 14 Inches © Bettina Werner 2011
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Ocean, 1996 Painting Created With Textured Colorized Salt Technique Invented by Bettina Werner in the Early 80's 4 Panels, 24 X 80 Inches Each © Bettina Werner
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A Big Girl, 2004 Painting Created With Textured Colorized Salt Technique Invented by Bettina Werner in the Early 80's N.4 Panels, 47 X 47 Inches Each © Bettina Werner
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Dalmatian Salt Crystal Painting: Tibino's Analytical Horizon, 1997 Painting Created With Textured Colorized Salt Technique Invented by Bettina Werner in the Early 80's 80 X 24 Inches © Bettina Werner
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Dalmatian Painting: Tibino N.74, 2000 Painting Created With Textured Colorized Salt Technique Invented by Bettina Werner in the Early 80's 20 X 20 Inches 51 X 51 Cm © Bettina Werner
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"I Swear Love" Exhibited at TRIENNALE Bovisa MUSEUM, Milan, Italy Painting Created With Textured Colorized Salt Technique Invented by Bettina Werner in the Early 80's 4 Pannelli 200 X 55 Cm L'uno © Bettina Werner 2006
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I SWEAR LOVE, 1993 100 X 100 Cm L'uno
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Salt Crystal LADYBUG, 2007 Painting Created With Textured Colorized Salt Technique Invented by Bettina Werner in the Early 80's Diameter 10 Inches © Bettina Werner 2007
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Salt More Precious Than Gold, 2006 Painting Created With Textured Colorized Salt Technique Invented by Bettina Werner in the Early 80's 4 Pieces 14 X 11 Inches Each © Bettina Werner 2006 All Rights Reserved
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Salt Crystal Painting: CHAKRAS: Sacred Seven Collection (the Violet Chakra), 2009 Painting Created With Textured Colorized Salt Technique Invented by Bettina Werner in the Early 80's 20 X 20 Inches © Bettina Werner 2009
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WE THE PEOPLE, 2010 Artwork Created With Textured Colorized Salt Technique Invented by Bettina Werner in the Early 80's 20 X 20 Inches © Bettina Werner 2010
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A Green Embrace,2004 Painting Created With Textured Colorized Salt Technique Invented by Bettina Werner in the Early 80's 3 Panels 80 X 32 Inches Each © Bettina Werner 2004
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I SWEAR LOVE, 1990 Artwork Created With Textured Colorized Salt Technique Invented by Bettina Werner in the Early 80's © Bettina Werner 1990
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Artwork Created With Textured Colorized Salt Technique Invented by Bettina Werner in the Early 80's © Bettina Werner 1989
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In Hoc Signo Vinces (You'll Win Under this Sign), 1999 Painting Created With Textured Colorized Salt Technique Invented by Bettina Werner in the Early 80’s 20 X 20 Inches © Bettina Werner
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BETTINA WERNER, “The Salt Queen” www.bettina-werner.com

Internationally acclaimed artist Bettina Werner pioneered a complex textured colorized technique of creating art using vibrantly pigmented salt crystals in the early 1980’, and established the Salt Queen Foundation in 2002 to encourage other artists working with innovative techniques. 

Born in Milan, Italy in 1965 she is now a new American citizen residing in The Financial District of New York City. She is a motivational force in Lower Manhattan with her radiant, unique salt crystal artworks. Her breathtaking loft overlooks the New York Stock Exchange, in the newly renovated Philippe Starck Building, in the heart of the Wall Street world.

She studied at the prestigious Brera Academy of Fine Art in Milan. Bettina Werner started showing her artwork in the early 90’s with Marisa Del Re Gallery in the Fuller Building, in Manhattan.
She celebrated her 25th anniversary of her creative Art journey, with a Retrospective at 7 WORLD TRADE CENTER. View the spectacular video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8RWn... 

Bettina Werner’s artwork has been exhibited in Museums, galleries and public places extensively throughout Europe, Russia and the United States, including: the Whitney Museum, the Pushkin Museum in Moscow, the Detroit Institute of Art, Portofino Museum, Italy, Triennale Museum in Milan, Las Vegas Art Museum, Chase Manhattan Bank, the collection of Herbert and Dorothy Vogel , the collection of Martin Margulies of Miami and Nicos Vernicos of Athens, Greece.

Reviews and features on her work have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Vogue, Art in America, Elle, Architectural Digest,The Chicago Tribune,The Miami Herald, ArtNews, Elle Decor, GQ, Flash Art, Hamptons Magazine, New York Post, l’ Espresso, Il Corriere della Sera, and many more publications. 

Press link:
http://www.bettina-werner.com/press... 

Bettina Werner has been featured in art textbooks throughout Europe such as “Arte del Novecento by Mirolla-Zucconi, through the prestigious Italian publishing house Mondadori Universita’ 2002 and “Arte Moderna”, by Giulio Carlo Argan, an art textbook used throughout Italy’s Schools.

FACEBOOK FAN PAGE: http://www.facebook.com/pages/BETTI...