Around 1305, the Italian painter Giotto di Bondone created 38 murals in the Capella Scrovegni (Padua/Italy) with scenes from the lives of St. Joachim and Anna, their daughter Mary and from the life of Jesus Christ. With this work Giotto is today considered the founder of Renaissance painting and the inventor of Central perspective and Virtual space.
… Since then, the imagination has been locked in box rooms. Every contemporary witness knows that he is surrounded by images. Images are instructions for action. Their story is not yet over… (Arthur Engelbert)
Images are engrams of thought; they are coagulated, petrified perceptions.
A photographic sketchbook
An “image” project
Climate Studies are photographic and tonal recordings of urban scenarios – an “image” project as an approach to a reality behind the images; at the same time, it implies a reflection on images.
The surroundings themselves become the support media for the image….
Detlef Günther is on the hunt for yellow. The GELB 92 art event becomes a series of experiments, a year-long research project on the patterns of seeing. A color replaces a motif. It is not about artistic addition, but rather about finding. Yellow becomes the leitmotif for establishing a correlation between the objects of art and its use, to find ways between areas that our practiced forms of attribution always want to separate. Tipp Stadtmagazin