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September 9-12, 2021   Javits Center

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Carbon 12 | André Butzer

In André Butzer’s fourth solo exhibition with Carbon 12, the artist's paintings explore beautiful color ranges, capturing an almost divine rhythm within them. Viewers will learn a lot about these works, nobody knows what exactly; it's not something about which you can say, rather you can experience as such and react to as a whole human being or leftover being.

About the Exhibition

Half of the world is happy to announce the fourth solo exhibition of acclaimed hobby painter André Butzer (born 1973) in Dubai, UAE.

In his latest paintings Mr. Butzer made for Dubai, he is exploring the most beautiful color ranges, and produces an almost divine rhythm within the works, and within all the nine or so works together being installed in the wonderful gallery space Kourosh and Nadine will open with their respective keys and mobile phones to their friends, and to the general audience. People will learn a lot about these works, nobody knows what exactly, because it's too early to say, and in general, it's not something about which you can say, rather you can experience as such and react to as a whole human being or leftover being. Butzer has always painted like that, so, nothing new. New is boring. This type of 22nd century Mondrianism that we are going to see now is instead, friendly, entertaining, groovy and reliable. Let's do it. Art is OK.

Hasta luego,
Prof. Dr. Arno Gruen, USA

About the Artist: André Butzer

Born in 1973 in Stuttgart, Germany
Lives and works in Altadena, California

André Butzer is one of Germany’s most relevant contemporary artists and founder of the Akademie Isotrop in Hamburg. Butzer continues to have frequent international coverage in arts publications with over 290 worldwide exhibitions, including prestigious institutions such as MUMOK, the Kunsthalle Nuernberg, and works in the collections of MOCA Los Angeles, LACMA, Sammlung Goetz, and the Scharpff Collection, amongst many others. A self -proclaimed "colorist," Butzer's body of work has progressed from chromatically-intense large scale figurative paintings rife with pop-culture references, to seemingly "minimalist" black and white abstract paintings, all of which allude to "NASAHIEM," Butzer's created non-imaginable, non-picture-able space from which all his paintings begin in and move towards.

Exhibition Artwork

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André Butzer
Untitled, 2019
88 x 83 cm
Oil on canvas
Courtesy Carbon 12 Copyright the Artist Photo credit Anna Shtraus
André Butzer
Untitled, 2019
47 x 42 cm
Oil on canvas
Courtesy Carbon 12 Copyright the Artist Photo Credit Anna Shtraus
André Butzer
Untitled, 2019
52 x 42 cm
Oil on canvas
Courtesy Carbon 12 Copyright the Artist Photo Credit Anna Shtraus