Swiss artist Andy Denzler (born 1965) creates work that responds to traditional portrait and interior painting through an expressive and multilayered application of paint and the subsequent removal thereof, shifting the image into something surreal and seemingly transient. Fragmented Identity examines Denzler’s works from the past seven years.
Published by Hatje Cantz. Text by Nadine Brüggebors.
The enormous canvases of Swiss painter Andy Denzler (born 1965) portray human figures and faces, sourced from photographs and striated by horizontal lines of paint, in the fashion of Gerhard Richter. The Human Nature Project gathers a series of recent works that project his brooding, semi-apocalyptic vision of humanity.