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"Als Ob" (2015) is reproduced from
MARK WILLIAM PEARSON | DATE 8/17/2016

Kati Heck

I just found out about the paintings of Kati Heck and love what I've discovered. If you enjoy the scattershot surreal mind-mizzle of George Grosz or Neo Rauch, this is indeed your bag. Ann Demeester writes, "The storylines in her work are, from a narrative perspective, unapologetically promiscuous—like earthworms, they burrow on and multiply where they may. Whoever wants to unravel the beginning and the end in Heck's work will drown and disappear in an endless sea of meanings. Those who embrace its wondrous multiplicity can draw endlessly from this narrative ocean and, like a patient beachcomber, continue the search for those meanings that have washed ashore." Featured image is "Als Ob" (2015).

Kati Heck

Kati Heck

Hatje Cantz
Hbk, 10 x 11.75 in. / 144 pgs / 95 color.





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