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Sibylla Dumke

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Sibylla Dumke at Cruise & Callas September 14th, 2013 - October 26th, 2013
Posted 10/22/13
Sibylla Dumke is showing for the third time in the gallery Cruise&Callas. For some time now her work has been quite intuitive having been inspired by the fragments of nature and products of civilization. At the current solo show she installed a scenario where the opposing elements are combined together. Collected branches are tinted by Japan Ink. Consequently, her objects are captured and held together by black colour. The artist’s 'Mumifying’ has several layers of meaning which a... [more]
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Sibylla Dumke at Cruise & Callas February 4th, 2011 - April 9th, 2011
Posted 2/9/11
Sibylla Dumke Once upon a time, when asked what one wanted from a work of art, Jasper Johns replied “a sense of life”, a definition so open yet so appealing, but futile to try to pin down. However, one knows it when one feels it, and in Sibylla Dumke’s new drawings, I think it can be seen out in the open. One can also sense a little of the struggle of elements that go into this creation. The liveliness comes from a dialogue of qualities. Not to be shy about it, these include, at various... [more]
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Sibylla Dumke, Katja Strunz at Cruise & Callas May 1st, 2009 - May 30th, 2009
Posted 10/22/10
It is the joy of colour and its combination, as we know it from looking at beautiful carpets, that Sibylla Dumke calls forth in her work. A grid structure assembled from triangles is typical of the artist’s abstract paintings, whose planes Dumke paints in vibrant colour. The style of composition can appear almost coarse, but proves itself to be just as delicately employed as the colour. Carpets are actually a source of inspiration for Dumke. The patterns “of ancient African carpetsspontaneously break... [more]
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