Another exhibition I would love to go to but probably won’t be able to as the timings are wrong. Kahrs has a new exhibition of his work in Nuremberg (Nurnberg), Germany from April. Born in Bremen but lives in Berlin – his work has been a firm favourite of mine for a while.
Kahrs work is essentially focused on the human body and the space it surrounds. He depicts those extreme spaces and situations, such as violence, excess, pain and pleasure. Referencing material from many sources and through the painting process, he relocates the subjects/objects from their original reference and possibly intended meaning. I enjoy the abstracted freeze-frame in time and his translation from a possible reality into an imagined state. His paintings feel dislocated. One exhibition to look out for. A publication is also going to be complementing this exhibition.