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94 ARTIST PROFILE Michael Mutschler

Michael Mutschler

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erman artist Michael Mutschler uses the visual language of Expressionism to completely reveal himself upon the canvas. His use of colour, bold lines and compositional refinements paired with surrealistic elements are developments of the classical pictorial world which was introduced to him through childhood. Created during the painting process, the artist’s figures evolve as he implements spontaneous, impulsive gestures which come from a desire to convey emotional moods into his work. There are several levels of meaning to each painting;

Innen AuĂ&#x;en, 2014, medium, 55 x 41 cm

commanding a closer look rather than quick enjoyment. Alongside his paintings Mutschler creates ceramic pieces which bring his practice into a new dimension; taking shapes, themes and colours from his works on canvas and translating them into tactile sculptures. Having spent almost 40 years as an art teacher, Mutschler has taken the opportunity from the freedom of retirement to begin exhibiting his work. His upcoming exhibitions include a solo show in Paris this May. michael-mutschler.de info@michael-mutschler.de

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