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Rupprecht Geiger

"Mehr Licht (More Light)", 1998

Acrylic on canvas

100 x 25 cm / framed 105 x 31 cm  ″

Verso on the canvas overlapping the stretcher
titled, signed, inscribed " "mehr Licht" Geiger" (directional arrow)

- in a white box frame -

N 9374


About the work

The harmonious colour transition from deep red orange to greenish yellow unfolds from top to bottom in the extremely narrow portrait format. Rupprecht Geiger named his composition “Mehr Licht”. In it, he traced the elementary energy of colour in interaction with brightness, surface and space. The colour in his paintings, which are characterised by the most extreme simplicity and uncompromising consistency of the pictorial language, thus achieves a transcendent effect, which should speak to the viewer as emotionally as it does intellectually. “Colour, like light, makes a claim to be classified in the ranks of the elements - fire, water, air, colour, light and earth”, is how Geiger explained the significance of colour for his work. Freed of any descriptive function or formal limitation, Geiger declares colour an absolute inherent force, which equally both congeals to matter and dematerializes into sensual-atmospheric aura in his seemingly minimalist works. In a fascinating way, this painting meets the eye of the beholder like a glowing object of light, in which colour and light find themselves in a unique synthesis.
(Andreas Gabelmann)


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