• Norbert Prangenberg

    Galerie Karsten Greve | Cologne

    Norbert Prangenberg is one of the few young contemporary artists concerned with the tension and fascination of very simple signs and forms on unpretentious but delicate materials. His work here is based on the use of parchment paper, which is known for its fragility, its flimsiness, and for the impossibility of making any correction in its folds. It is impossible to avoid damaging its surfaces when using it for large-scale works.

    Prangenberg draws circles on untreated, transparent parchment paper. He spontaneously dashes off circles in pencil and also makes circular cutouts; a single work may be

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