While it is true that Knoebel used to believe that the best medium of all was black and white, he changed his use of color after his dear friend Blinky Palermo passed away at just 33 in 1977. He commemorated with a series called "24 Colours for Blinky."
« When I am asked about what I think when I look at a painting. I can only answer that I don't think at all; I look at it and can only take in the beauty, and I don't want to see it in relation to anything else. »
Since then, Knoebel has been a man possessed, with experimentation in color being his driving force. In a sense, his abstract art
tells his life story: a young man fighting against Communist Germany and then an older man fighting depression, dealing with the loss o Read More