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Eva Bauer

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Black One Jump | AudioVisual Room Installation, 2008 Video Sound Installation Variable, Loop © Eva Bauer
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Open Walls | AudioVisual Room Installation, 2008 Video Sound Installation Variable, Loop © Eva Bauer
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Emerging Shapes F_VI 012 | photograph, 2011 Photography © Eva Bauer
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Emerging Shapes F_VIII 008_com | photograph, 2011 Photography © Eva Bauer
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Emerging Shapes F_VIII 027 | photograph, 2011 Photography © Eva Bauer
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Double One Black | painting, 2008 Acrylic, Paste on Canvas 100 X 100 Cm © Eva Bauer
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Double Seven White | 4parts | painting Acrylic, Paste on Canvas 160 X 160 X 4 Cm © Eva Bauer
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Museums Installation 2010, 2010
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Double One Diagonal positive | negative, 2006|2007 Acrylic, Past on Canvas 100 X 100 Cm Each © Eva Bauer
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Double One Diagonal | Negative + Positive, 2006|2007 Acrylic, Paste on Canvas 100 X 200 Cm © Eva Bauer
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Museums Installation 2010
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Installation , 2010 Acrylic on Canvas © Eva Bauer
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'Stripes' | Multi Screen Video Sound Installation, 2008 Video Sound Installation Variable © Eva Bauer
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F_VII 017, 2010 Limited Edition Archival Print. Ed. of 10+1 Only (original Photography) 30 X 30 Centimeters © Eva Bauer
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V30_Orange_Brown, 2008 Multiscreen Video Sound Installation Variable © Eva Bauer
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V43_Pixel_The Message is clear, 2012 Multiscreen Video Sound Installation Variable © Eva Bauer
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Panorama Blue_1, 2012 Photography 166 X 62 © Eva Bauer
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F_IV_014, 2012 Digital Photography 60 X 80 X 1 Centimeters © Eva Bauer
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Purple Corner, 2012 Acrylic on Canvas 100 X 100 X 4 Centimeters © Eva Bauer
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without title, 2012 Acrylic on Canvas 75 X 100 X 4 Centimeters © Eva Bauer
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Purple One Acrylic on Canvas 70 X 100 X 4 Centimeters © Eva Bauer
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without title, 2012 Acrylic on Canvas 65 X 100 Centimeters © Eva Bauer
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Double One Blue Acrylic on Canvas 100 X 100 X 4 Centimeters © Eva Bauer
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Double One Blue_2, 2010 Acrylic on Canvas 100 X 100 X 3 Centimeters © Eva Bauer
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
Braunschweig, Germany
Lives in
Berlin and Munich
Works in
Berlin
Tags
Berlin-Based, series, square format, numbers, color-field, minimalism, geometric-abstraction, black and white paintings, blue, monocrome installation, white paintings mixed-media, painting, abstract, sculpture, mixed-media, installation, video-art, conceptual, modern, photography, digital, exhibition/performance
Statement

Born in Braunschweig, Germany

Studied in the Dept. of Visual Communication at the Fachhochschule Trier, and fine arts at the Hochschule der Künste in Berlin.

My early work was figurative – life-size wooden wall figures

Since 2001 – geometrical (Konkrete Kunst - Concrete Art - an art direction that was mainly a European movement – Mondrian, Max Bill etc…) My works belong into the categories: Minimalism and Color Field.  The central theme is: Color and Shapes and the infinite possibilities.

In my works, I use numbers as mere forms concentrating on the interaction of colors and shapes by utilizing multiple media like works on canvas – photography – video.

My recent work involves mostly experimental photography – shapes and colors emerging from light sources and videos also generated by light, color and movement accompanied by sound. The sounds are computer-produced compositions created by me corresponding to the movements in the videos. They are presented as nonstop multiscreen video installations or audiovisual room installations in which the viewer is not disturbed by any other influences like content or meaning. To me, art exclusively concerns art and therefore can reflect solely itself and simply disregard all the meanings and contents that are superimposed on it.

In recent years I have exhibited my works in various art institutes which include the Museum im Kulturspeicher, Würzburg (along with Morellet, Albers, Bill, Klee, Mondrian, Riley, Vasarely), Museum of Modern Art, Hünfeld, (also with artists who are working in this field of art) and galleries in Munich, Berlin, Vienna, Spain.

 

Below is a translation of an extract from a German article on my work written by Dr. Hanne Weskott, Art Historian.

Eva Bauer paints numbers, which she uses as mere forms. She therefore does with numbers what Concrete Art has done with color and geometrical shapes: she negates any kind of meaning. The numbers can appear as positive or negative symbols, be repeated twice in a painting and form a new shape simply by changing their orientations and then unite with one another into a coherent whole. The astonishing thing about this playing with numbers is the incredible diversity that emerges, and also how convincingly this liberation of numbers from their meaning succeeds. One no longer perceives them as symbols for a certain quantity, but rather as pure structure in the initially white surface ………..

 

Exhibited at these venues [selection]

Museum Modern Art , Hünfeld
Artmark Gallery, Vienna
Museum im Kulturspeicher, Würzburg
Galerie Karin Sachs, München
Galerie Dagmar Behringer, München
KunstBehandlung, München
Galerie MAE Irene Eikmeier, Berlin
Galeria Van der Voort, Ibiza, Spain
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