• Martin Eiter

    Galerie Karin Schorm

    The starting point of Martin Eiter’s paintings is the revolutionary spirit of the ’80s during which “wild painting” also celebrated its triumphs in Austria. Eiter even shared the studio of two of the most celebrated exponents of this artistic direction, Herbert Brandl and Gunter Damisch. But Eiter chose another direction—away from the expressive palette and materiality of his colleagues. He limits his palette to black and white, to “noncolor,” and only seldom does a slight tone of color shine through the glaze. His renunciation of the emotional qualities of color gives his works a cool distance

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