“Cartoon Called Life” accompanies Bunny through the ups and downs of his (emotional) life. The openly queer rabbit – the “alter ego” of its originator – becomes the mirror of every viewer; one finds oneself in one’s thoughts and experiences. Bunny’s captured moments are often small malice, major weaknesses, and suppressed desires – often provocative and politically incorrect.
The artist manages to create his own unique style in the broad field of “Comic & Cartoon” through his aesthetic line, the selection of cheerful to garish colors, and a drawing style between Pop Art and Cubism – a successful mix between Paul Klee and Roy Lichtenstein define. The quality of the individual pictures and works is the result of Juraj Straka’s steep, very successful professional career in the field of fashion, whose centers are known to include Antwerp in addition to Paris and Milan.
The exhibition “L’Eau de Berlin | Nov. 2019” is coming back to Berlin. PHARODERCKS shows the breathtaking masterpieces of the Belgian-Flemish painter Jan Scheirs for five weeks. The artist is present at the vernissage.
By reflecting typical elements of expressionism, new objectivity and avant-garde, Jan Scheirs succeeds in creating his own unmistakable style. The artist himself describes his oeuvre as “Nouveau Expressionniste Fauvisme”. Scheir’s paintings are characterized by a theatrically eclectic choice of motifs – often with direct reference to fixed points in art history.
Barbara Nowy’s paintings stage the Nordic landscapes. Her passion is the coast, nature is her theme. Pictures of longing are created with skilful strokes. For many years she was an important part of the art scene in Spandau, her home. Selected highlights of her work will be presented on her 80th birthday.
Tobias Ecke’s topic is people as a paradox. Doing so, he deals with human action in all its contradictions; and asks questions: “What is written between the lines of human coexistence?” His style moves between expressionism and surrealism. Tobias Ecke combines painting and collages, the use of “earthy” and red tones dominates his work.
Jiřina captures the power and energy of the moment, her hand spontaneously finds the line. Her paintings, pastel on paper or acrylic on canvas, are not planned or orchestrated. They are reflections of a momentum, an echo of the universe in her soul.
Art on the wall – with sand in the lens.
Main focus of the Norwegian photographer: sand! He sets off on a search like a tracker and discovers structures and images – works of art from nature, he captures and saves them from perishing, a momentum between two waves. Morten looks back on a number of successful exhibitions in Norway and beyond. Now he is coming to Berlin, October 2020, at the PharoDercks gallery.
Anna Mars, born in Berlin, studied drawing at the KHB and from 1996 to 2000 at the ENSAD in Paris. For the last two years she has combined her preference for the occult and exvoto with her favorite materials, clay and porcelain. Her subjects are the strange, the other and the hidden. They raise questions, sheding light on the mystery of our origins and our experiences. In her sculptures, Anna Mars develops a visual language serving as a medium to .
Steffen Matt, born at the Lake Constance, lives in Berlin since 1998. He trained as a reprographist and from ’94 – 2000 he studied printing technology at HDM Stuttgart. He offers his knowledge as a technical consultant and his skills in art reproduction. For 15 years he has been devoting himself to his passion, photography and its printing implementation on a wide variety of surfaces. Wood, glass, stone, plaster, tiles are the backing materials for his transparent film prints. He finds them on his photo tours, in empty buildings and industrial plants.
His first exhibition, end of 2018, was a big success. David Baldwin came back 2019, with FrauenBilder 2 – And it was not a bare sequel to his first FrauenBilder exhibition. David opened new insights, even deeper, even more exciting – develops the theme, places characters in relation – between artist, characters and viewer. composes fields of tension, not only slaving away himself, but taking everyone hostage, into one of the most dazzling facets of life, women.
Samuel lives and works in Berlin. He is a friend and neighbor of our gallery in Prenzlauer Berg. For over 20 years he has participated in various exhibitions, installations and performances. Not only to different places in Germany but also to the Netherlands, Sweden, Russia. In addition to oil on canvas, he also uses mixed techniques in his art, working with paper on ever new topics. At PharoDercks he presented in June and August 2019 his series, “Ballads” a picturesque approach.
1st of March – 27th of April 2019 Marcus Carlsson presented his abstract paintings for the first time in Berlin. He lives and works today in Ystadt, on the Swedish south coast. Originally Marcus started as photographer, since 2011 he shifted the focus of his work to abstract painting. Marcus Carlsson has already received international attention through exhibitions from Florence, Milan and Paris up to Miami, New York and Shanghai.
This native Berliner from the district Prenzlauer Berg is an independent portrait photographer. “Photography not only allows us to capture memories, but also to create new ones.” To find an extraordinary moment. That’s why she likes to photograph outdoors under natural light conditions. Judith Bader says that her style is intimate. She gets very close with the camera, but she is by no means intrusive.
From Berlin Kreuzberg, among other graphic illustrator, comic illustrator and animator. Her drawings brim with various facets and unusual perspectives, from abrasive to mystical and mysterious. Occasionally tender and sensual, sometimes flashy. Always enchanting.
(Foto: Sarah Bleszynski: facebook/Sarahlikesprettygirls/)
A Norwegian photographer, discovering abandoned places in Berlin, which in a wild and romantic way revive the morbid charm of Berlin post-reunification times, mingled with street art, graffiti. He knows masterfully to capture the might, energy and magic that emanates from these locations.
Stephan Kutsch grew up in East Berlin. He is a dyed in the wool Berliner who presents his highly eclectic works at PharoDercks Sprache & Kunst from the very beginning. His paintings and collages are diverse, surprising, and often satirical, ranging from cheeky to jaw-dropping.
Her Photomontages at the PharoDercks Gallery derives both from a travelling exhibition produced and exhibited in Malmö, Sweden in 2014 with young girls as models, but also of Anna’s own images of herself sliding into other, often tantalizing, flamboyant physical worlds and sceneries of interesting people.
Art and artists of Berlin and friends of the city, are our main focus. You will find a variety of products, ranging from postcards, produced together with our artists, to pictures, paintings and more. At our gallery we frequently present new exhibitions.