• Armando

    Turske & Turske

    The centerpiece of this show of recent work by the Dutch-born artist Armando (mounted in collaboration with West Germany's Kunstverein Freiburg) was a group of paintings from the “Melancholie” series, 1986. With the theme of melancholy, Armando specifically addresses a mood that has pervaded and dominated his work and through which the characteristic union of beauty and horror in his work finds ideal expression. This means, among other things, that the painterly richness of these works must be seen against the background of World War II and the nature of Nazism, issues that Armando has been

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