Jakob weidemann. German Films Quarterly Portrait Weydemann Bros.

Markblomster (“Wildflowers”)

Jakob weidemann

Utstillingen viser hele Weidemanns karriere med et hovedfokus på den tidlige Weidemann og de mer ukjente maleriene fra 40- og 50-tallet. He was one of several young artists of this period who broke with the traditional, figurative style of painting that up to then had completely dominated our national pictorial art. I den mest omfattende presentasjon av Jakob Weidemanns kunst får publikum i sommer en sjelden mulighet til å gå inn i Weidemanns fargerike univers og se hvordan han med naturen som inspirasjonskilde lar det abstrakte maleriet vokse frem. And this year will see the Weydemann brothers making their first forays into German-language production. ² Few artists have reached a wider audience, and he was the most popular artist of his time.

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Jakob Weidemann på Henie Onstad Kunstenter

Jakob weidemann

He shifted effortlessly between powerful figurative paintings and purely abstract compositions, and it is not difficult to find obvious models for his work of this period. For a quarter of a century 1963-1988 Weidemann showed his work on a regular basis in Paris, where he had established an international base. I seek the light and the quiet voice which are special to nature, precisely because of the chaos the world is in today. Before becoming part of the Royal Collections, Wildflowers was exhibited at Galerie Ariel in Paris. One of the most prominent artists of his generation, Jakob Weidemann was instrumental in introducing abstract art to Norwegians.

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German Films Quarterly Portrait Weydemann Bros.

Jakob weidemann

The name could thus translate into willowman and hence suggests alternative meanings such as the occupational name for a basket maker or a person living near a willowtree. It is relatively small in size: 55 x 45 cm. Jakob Weidemann “Light is a conscious part of my philosophy, my answer to life. To begin with, they have two productions in post-production for delivery by the end of the year. Weidemann began painting wildflowers at the end of the 1960s.

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Markblomster (“Wildflowers”)

Jakob weidemann

Hellandsjø, Weidemann, Storfuglen i norsk kunst “Weidemann, King of the Roost in Norwegian Art”. . The family name Weidemann is first found in Westphalia, Germany, where the name Weidemann emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. ” ¹ One of Norway’s most important post-war artists, Jakob Weidemann 1923-2001 was a central figure in Norwegian art and culture for over 50 years. I bring light to bear on all the forces I dislike. Etter at utstillingen vises på Henie Onstad, vil den reise videre til Sørlandet og til Trondheim. Abstract French art was of especially great influence for his mature style, but he has himself said that during these first years, he stole like a magpie from anyone and anything he felt could contribute to a liberation of his artistic expression.

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Jakob Weidemann på Henie Onstad Kunstenter

Jakob weidemann

The German word Weide also means willow, as well as pasture. Weidemann, in other words, varied his style of painting and artistic idiom many times in what seemed an apparently restless quest. Weidemann is a German and may be deduced from the terms for hunter or woad farmer. The Weydemanns are partners with the Italian producer Tommaso Arrighi of Mood Film on the project which already has Rai Cinema as a co-producer. Wildflowers Wildflowers, which was a gift to King Olav in honour of his 70th birthday from the Norwegian Supreme Court, was painted in 1971. We are not only wanting to get people laughing and crying, but are also aiming at informing them about the world around them. In these paintings he focused on the light in particular, and on the materiality of his subject as well — the wonders of spring as a microcosm.

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Jakob WEIDEMANN (1923

Jakob weidemann

Since Weide the tree derives from Middle High German wîda, these meanings can not be assigned to the family name, whose origin dates back to mediaeval times. His brushstrokes are pastose in character, adding texture to the surface of the canvas. Weidemann regnes som en foregangsperson for det abstrakte maleri i Norge i tiårene etter andre verdenskrig, og han var en av de viktigste kunstnerne innen norsk modernisme på 1950-tallet. Egeland in Jakob Weidemann: Penselstrøk i en generasjons bilde “Jakob Weidemann: Brushstroke on the Image of a Generation”. However, he also became one of the most criticised, as the post-modernists who came after him did not care for his work. Her fanger han naturens mystikk sammenblandet med urnorske referanser og jobber med ulike former og krefter som møter hverandre. Although nature was Weidemann’s most important source of inspiration and frame of reference, he did not use concrete, recognisable motifs.

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German Films Quarterly Portrait Weydemann Bros.

Jakob weidemann

Rather, he communicated experiences and impressions, colours, shapes and structures from the forest and fields in an expressive, abstract style. His works were exhibited at the Venice Biennale in 1967, he was the designated artist for the Bergen International Festival on two occasions, and he is represented in most public and private collections in Norway. It has been said that “he brought internationalism home and reshaped it into a strong personal style rooted in the national — the Norwegian landscape”. Weidemann is considered a pioneer of abstract art in Norway. I denne perioden viser han seg som en eksperimentell og nyskapende kunstner som var med på å definere hvordan det abstrakte maleriet vokste frem i Norge. The group was inspired by Continental modernism and for many years, Weidemann experimented unrestrainedly with its artistic effects. He was affiliated with Galerie Ariel for 14 years, during which time a number of exhibitions of his work were held.

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