• Georg Ettl

    Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen

    In his most comprehensive German exhibition to date, Georg Ettl presented a versatile body of work that seemed more like a thematically harmonious group show of the pluralistic art of the ’80s than a retrospective of a single artist. The show included a selection of early abstract sculptures from 1969; modellike concrete pieces decorated with relieflike pictograms from 1975–76; sandblasted granite slabs incised with stylized silhouettes of heads from the middle ’80s; leaping Lipizzaner horses of gold leaf, and minute reproductions from the realms of kitsch and art history from 1979; batik works

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