MARCO KAUFMANN

Fine Art - Painting & Photography

Upcoming Events and Exhibitions

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German artist Marco Kaufmann is currently working in his Berlin studio on exciting new paintings. You can visit his studio by appointment and soon during Open Studios 2020 and Artspring 2020 at the Atelierhaus Prenzlauer Promenade in Berlin Pankow on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th of June 2020 from 2pm to 8 pm.

Some recent paintings you can also find at ZAISER & ULBRICH Interior Design, Grunewaldstrasse 83 in 10823 Berlin. The exhibition at castle Wiligrad supported by the art association Kunstverein Wiligrad e.V. is postponed to 2022. There will be a small but exclusive exhibition opening on the 21st of June 2020 at the church in Kalbe/Milde in Saxony-Anhalt.

Artistic Development

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Marco Kaufmann is a German artist living and working in Berlin. He started his photographic work after his professional training as graphic designer.

He studied fine arts (painting) at the Halle Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design, and earned his degree at the Berlin Weissensee School of Art.

Marco Kaufmann has travelled extensively as part of his photographic projects, including trips across India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, the USA, South America, Morocco and almost all of Europe.

He was distinguished for his artistic engagement with a fellowship from the state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and was supported during his studies by the scholarship from the German National Academic Foundation.

In 2009 Marco carried out his photographic travel project “Anrandungen” with the support of the NaFöG fellowship from the Senate of Berlin and the German Academic Exchange Service.

His works can be found in private and public collections.

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Hester Chan, Gallerist and Director of HCFA, London

Marco Kaufmann is part of a generation of young European Artists adopting a critical approach to traditional media. Marco’s work transcends representation by drawing attention to the very act of painting itself as an empirical process. This allows new meaning to emerge through the layering of colour and texture and through merging forms from one surface onto another.

Kaufmann’s work is at the heart of conceptual painting. By disrupting formal compositional aesthetics, Marco invites the viewer to experience unexpected ways of seeing. Marco Kaufmann lays down compositions that disturb the viewer’s comfortable gaze. He challenges our way of seeing by offering a true glimpse into the artistic thought process: Bravely submitting himself to the vulnerable, troubled stages of becoming, to ultimately reveal an entrancing excitement of the sublime.

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