Time: September 13, 2013 at 7pm to October 26, 2013 at 6pm
Location: Egbert Baqué Contemporary Art
Street: Fasanenstrasse 37
City/Town: 10719 Berlin
Website or Map: http://www.berlin-contemporar…
Phone: +49(30) 43910880
Event Type: exhibition
Organized By: Egbert Baque Contemporary Art
Latest Activity: Sep 9, 2013
Winston Chmielinski’s paintings have been called “ecstatic”, and in the US press, almost without fail critics made reference to Bacon and Matisse, De Kooning and Monet in their effort to classify the remarkable work of this twenty-five-year-old artist. At the same time there is a broad consensus that his work “is defiantly his own.”
In November and December of last year, Winston Chmielinski was presented by his New York gallery in a first solo exhibition, and subsequently, during the week of the Armory Show, he also had a solo presentation at the VOLTA art fair. Immediately the New York Arts Magazine listed him as one of the “5 Artists To See During Armory Art Week,” and he found himself on OUT magazine’s “Hot List 2013”.
Just like the above-mentioned Francis Bacon, Winston Chmielinski, who studied philosophy, literature, and creative writing, is self-taught as an artist. His paintings attest to a remarkable aplomb, especially in view of his young age, but their painterly impact, their sensual aura, and their expressiveness have convinced us that he is one of the most exciting young talents from the US.
We are very pleased to present Winston Chmielinski at the gallery in his first solo show in Europe, which will run parallel to Berlin Art Week, which, very fittingly this year has the programmatic motto “Painting Forever!”
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