Farbräume. Graubner & Melotti

Our exhibition entitled “Colour Spaces: Graubner – Melotti” is a long-cherished wish. It has a lot to do with meditation and contemplation. Gotthard Graubner and Fausto Melotti—both artists primarily let colour speak for itself, without shaping it further into compositions. It is colour and its effect on us that is the focus of this exhibition.


The editor of the catalogue raisonné of Mark Rothko’s paintings, David Anfam, begins
his introduction to our exhibition with the following quotation from Caspar David Friedrich:
‘A picture must not be invented, but felt’.


Both of our artists work in their fields with the aim of taking us, the viewers, out of the
hectic time of the now for a moment and thereby experiencing, feeling their art sensually
and also physically.



Artists: Gotthard Graubner, Fausto Melotti
Editor: Michael Beck, Ute Eggeling
Text: David Anfam
Design: Beck & Eggeling (Andrea Krause)


German, English
Hardcover, 25,5 x 20,5 cm
92 pages, 79 illustrations


Associated exhibition

Colour Spaces. Gotthard Graubner & Fausto Melotti

Colour Spaces. Gotthard Graubner & Fausto Melotti

Dusseldorf / 3 September – 30 October 2021

Colour is the main subject of Gotthard Graubner's art. He freed his 'Kissenbilder’ (cushion paintings), 'Nebelräume’ (misty spaces) and ‚Farbraumkörper‘ (colour space bodies) from thetwo-dimensi...

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