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Venice Art Biennale 2022 – Artworks by Charline von Heyl

Artist: Charline von Heyl (Germany)
Year: 2020/2021
Installation view at: Venice Art Biennale 2022
Photo Credits: Barbara Picci

Working in the vibrant Cologne art world of the 1980s only led painter Charline von Heyl to more firmly believe in the importance of her chosen medium: painting. The eight works on view here – produced in collaboration with Jeffrianne Young and cellist Matt Haimovitz’s The Primavera Project, a series of musical commissions by a diverse group of composers – reference the Greek myth of Zephyrus, god of the west wind, and the nymph Chloris, whose marriage with Zephyrus grants her dominion over the spring; a story famously repurposed in the 1480s Sandro Botticelli’s painting Primavera. Reinterpreting Botticelli’s work, these paintings combine themes of girlhood, transformation, desire, and ambivalence…
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USEFUL LINKS:
Charline von Heyl in this blog | Petzel Gallery | Wikipedia

SPECIALE VENEZIA 2022

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