Lothar Götz

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Year 2023
Medium Pencil and coloured pencil on paper
Dimensions 29.7 x 21.1 cm

About the work

Götz uses colour to define the architectural qualities and the spirit of a space. He is interested in the way aspects of decoration and colour can have an impact upon us. His drawings form part of an ongoing series exploring spatial ideas.Whilst Götz’ practice ranges in scale from site-specific wall paintings and room-sized spatial installations to paintings and drawings, there is a clear coherence and dialogue across his body of work through its continual referencing and engagement with ideas about architecture and space and its characteristic use of abstract geometric forms, fields and lines of intense colour, juxtaposed with one another.Like Götz’ wallpaintings respond to the actual site they are located so do many paintings and drawings respond to writings or historical artworks, often connected to the ideas and visions of Modernism.

Career Highlights

Lothar Götz is an Associate Professor of Fine Art at Sunderland University and is based in London and Berlin. He has exhibited widely in the UK and abroad. Solo exhibitions include Chisenhale Gallery, Petra Rinck Gallery, Düsseldorf, Domobaal, London and Hatton Gallery in Newcastle. In 2010 he contributed a major work to “Murals” at the Miró Foundation in Barcelona and in 2017 he participated with a specially commissioned wall work in “Seurat to Riley, The Art of Perception” at Compton Verney. Recent wall works are at Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, 2016, Leeds Art Gallery, 2017 and Towner, Eastbourne, 2019.

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