• Gert Rappenecker

    Megan Fox Gallery

    It seems that German artists raised on Hollywood Westerns can’t resist the American Southwest. A recent show of overpainted photocopies by Gert Rappenecker included two series: the first based on banal shots of sublime landscapes from travel brochures; the second, on the flatfooted, bad-color images of residential properties typical of the franchised real-estate brochures found in most tourist centers. Of the eleven thickly painted grisaille landscapes, two images were shown in different sizes—medium and medium-large. These appeared to be of the Krazy Kat landscape of Monument Valley and the

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