Gisela Zimmermann is an intense surface-worrier, a segmenter of planes and no wonder: her paintings are bold experiments in the structuring of space without using the regular emphasizing the traditional methodologies applied to the surface. Using acrylic paint applied so as to signal the greatest amount of surface tension spread out against the pictorial planes, the artist’s paintings are ethereally vibrant. In its place she has made as the theme of her work an investigation of the underpinnings, the structural support surfaces of her pictorial spaces.
...Place of Reflection in the Space of Gisela Zimmermann
The artistic activity of Gisela Zimmermann was influenced, in the course of the years, by different Masters, who now find their works in the art history books ; among these I remember Franz Marc, that attaches to the color, a key role, in his painting. As Marc says "Blue is the male principle and spiritual. Yellow is the feminine principle, friendly, cheerful and sensual. The red, brutal and heavy, must be fought and overtaken by two others". In Franz Marc, thus prevails, the conception of a world extremely colorful. The painting of Zimmermann, is also influenced by Georgia O'Keeffe: her creations of years "Ten" are characterized by a lyrical abstraction, created by harmonious lines, figures and colors; these works, mainly series of illustrations of charcoal and watercolours, are among the most innovative of all art of the United States period. Finally, in the painting of Gisela Zimmermann, you note a close correlation with some of the works of the viennese Friedensreich Hundertwasser, great architect of the color, which described himself "doctor of architecture".
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