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"Painting creates illusion. By building several levels of reality into his paintings and making them overlap, Schnur breaks through the illusionist tradition of painting and incessantly makes the viewer aware of the fact that this is painting and nothing but painting." Susanne König, excerpted from Martin Schnur: Bipolar .
Published by Kerber. Text by Susanne König, Günther Oberhollenzer.
In his photorealistic paintings, Martin Schnur (born 1964) presents an image within another image, contrasting two different scenes to suggest simultaneous but divergent realities. Opening up space for reflection, these works align the subjectivity of personal experience with that of painterly expression. Martin Schnur: Bipolar surveys the work of the Austrian artist made since 2002.