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Solo show: Tobias Köbsch - Ambush (Malerei) (over)

10 March 2007 until 21 April 2007
  Tobias Köbsch - Ambush (Malerei)
Tobias Köbsch, Tal, 70.8 x 114.1 inch, oil on canvas, 2006

Spinnereistr. 7, Halle 6
D-04179 Leipzig
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10. 03. - 21. 04. 2007


We cordially invite you and your friends to the opening reception on Saturday, March 10, 2007 starting at 6pm.

Under these circumstances the painting like every other picture today is no more mirror but an ambush, a trap, in which similarly the look like the thinking hopelessly get caught. Painting intoxicates as we see it from the front and from behind, from the outside and from the inside; naive joy in the great screening and sobering look up behind the scenes possibly at the same time. When looking at Tobias Koebsch's canvas, fright and see-through are therefore simultaneous perception and thinking movements - catastrophe painting as a metaphor for the catastrophe
of the painting .

Extract: "In the ambush of the picture or: How one robs observers" by Dr. Joachim Penzel, 2007

The exhibition will be attend by a catalog.

Dear ladies and gentlemen,

we would like to inform you about the finissage of the exhibition AMBUSH and the release of the newly printed catalog by Tobias Köbsch on Saturday, April 21 2007 and cordially invite you to meet Tobias Köbsch who will be present this very day.


April 21 2007, from 11am - 4pm
artist: TOBIAS KÖBSCH (painting)
title: AMBUSH

With kind regards,
Torsten Reiter

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