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Winfred Evers

Galerie Jurka

Winfred Evers’ photographs seem first of all to relate to Constructivism, and to follow in the footsteps of such artists as Alexander Rodchenko, Wassily Kandinsky, and Paul Klee. Evers exploits the Constructivist form, but creates new boundaries for it by basing the work on photographic foundations.

It continues to be a truism that (art) photography deals with the relationship between the image and the reality it portrays. One’s appreciation of Evers’ photographs is largely based on this relationship. The most fantastic conjuring tricks seem to have been involved in the making of his images, but one can see how the illusion has been created. The enigma grows as Evers develops new tricks, and becomes all the more acute as the tricks’ foundations become more evident. When we look carefully at the marvelous graphic construction in one untitled work from 1982, we see that it is made from bits

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