Johan Knoff – Tysklandsreise 1977

Oil on canvas

title: Tysklandsreise 1977
artist: Johan Knoff
1935 –
period: 1977-78
edition: Unique
signature: J. KNOFF 77-78
country: Norway
width: cm. 178
height: cm. 122


..Around 1975, the form of expression is characterized by a period of abstract expressionism, and the images are often kept in blue and brown. After his travels to Germany and the USA in 1977–78, K. returned to work with socially engaged, figurative images. These paintings were often in large format, and the inspiration may have been taken from the encounter with photo and superrealism in the international art world, in addition to photographs, both the artist’s own snapshots and the newspapers’ image reports. In Tysklandsreise 1977 (Travel to Germany 1977), for example the impact on the combination of a motorway view seen under a series of portraits of nine Baader-Meinhof members..

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Dimensions 178 × 122 cm
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