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Untitled, 1984

106.7 X 73 inch

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The art of Lothar Baumgarten derives mainly from his interest in anthropology and his travels in North and South America. Many of his sculptures, photographs and films relate to native culture and have ecological themes. In 1968 he attended the State Academy for Fine Arts in Karlsruhe (1968) and from 1969 to 1971 studied as Academy of Arts in Düsseldorf, where he was taught by the artist Joseph Beuys.
 
« You cannot reflect your own society, unless you know
a society that is remote from it. »

Lothar Baumgarten
Baumgarten’s themes are characteristically based around a contrast between self and a sense of other and between nature and culture. His work is self-reflective and in his photography he creates images with a sense of place and what that place is all about. His anthropological photographs are concerned with perceptions of tribal life and Western ideas about native culture.
 
« Though trapped in my Western thought patterns, I have always been interested in the ‘Other. I thought I couldn’t reflect my own cultural context without knowing another one. »
Lothar Baumgarten

His 1997 exhibition in Kassel, DocumentaX, was a collection of photographs taken during his stay with the Yanomani people. In his site specific works, Lothar Baumgarten tackles issues a Read More

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Untitled (Fish), 1985

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Sometimes referred to as Conceptualism. It is an art where idea(s) or concept(s) included in the work come before material concerns and traditional aesthetic. Many of these conceptual artworks can be constructed by any person by simply following instructions written. The concept or idea is the most fundamental aspect of artwork.

Robert MANGOLD | Untitled 3 ( from A Book of Silk Screen Prints) | Serigraph available for sale on composition gallery

Robert Mangold

Untitled 3 ( From A Book Of Silk Screen Prints), 1992

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Robert MANGOLD | Untitled 2 ( from A Book of Silk Screen Prints) | Serigraph available for sale on composition gallery

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Untitled 2 ( From A Book Of Silk Screen Prints), 1992

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Robert MANGOLD | Untitled 1 ( from A Book of Silk Screen Prints) | Serigraph available for sale on composition gallery

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Untitled 1 ( From A Book Of Silk Screen Prints), 1992

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Joel SHAPIRO | Untitled 1980-1982 | Etching and Aquatint available for sale on composition gallery

Joel Shapiro

Untitled 1980-1982 , 1982

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