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Stadttheater Fürth, built by the architects Fellner and Helmer 1901/1902. © John Hammond

 

 

 

Reinhard Schlüter & Heinz Thurn

 

TRAUMPFADE + ZEITENLÄUFE

DREAM PATHS + THE COURSE OF TIME

 

Stadttheater Fürth

 

Königstr. 116, 90762 Fürth, Germany

 

20.03. - 03.05.2022

 

 

Vernissage: Sunday 20.03.2022

Virtual Tour

Nr.

Titel

Technik

Maße
H x B in cm

Preise
in €

 

Foyer

 

 

 

69

Me and my World, die Welt des Donald Trump;

Acryl, Lwd

70x50

 785

70

Setter mit abgeknabbertem Coronavirus
(nach Albrecht Dürer)

Öl, Acryl, Lwd

70x50

 900

71

Banker's War Room

Acryl, Lwd

60x80

 800

72

Ente in der Pose von Coco Chanel

Öl, Acryl, Lwd

60x40

 540

73

Renaissance-Gans (nach Raffael)

Öl, Acryl, Lwd

60x40

 600

74

20er Jahre 2.0 – Opernball

Öl, Acryl, Lwd

60x120

 1.200

75

Bistrot - Begegnung durch Zeit und Raum

Öl, Acryl, Lwd

70 x 100

 1.140

76

Gans mit Tennisball (nach Leonardo da V.)

Acryl, Lwd

60x40

 600

77

Die Ente mit dem Fisch (nach Leonardo da V.)

Acryl, Lwd

60x40

 640

78

Metamorphose des Federico da Montefeltro

Acryl, Lwd

50x40

 400

79

Metamorphose der Battista Sforza

Acryl, Lwd

50x40

 400

80

Die Gans in Gold (nach Gustav Klimt)

Acryl, Lwd

60x40

 640

81

Gans in der Pose der Kaiserin Sissi

Öl, Acryl, Lwd

60x40

 540

82

Metamorphose des Franziskus

Acryl, Lwd

100x80

 1.000

83

Deutschland im April 2020 (#KunstvsCorona)

Öl, Acryl, Lwd

50x40

 640

84

Sasha 3

Öl, Acryl, Lwd

60x40

 400

85

Das Lämmlein mit der Perle (nach Vermeer)

Acryl, Lwd

50x40

 640

86

Choupette und die Metamorphose ihres Herrchens

Acryl, Lwd

70x50

 800

87

Metamorphose der Anna Wintour

Acryl, Lwd

70x50

540

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. Rang links

 

 

 

88

Perspektivwechsel

Acryl, Lwd

70x120

 640

89

Die Unterweisung (frei nach François Clouet)

Öl, Acryl, Lwd

80x100

 1.200

90

Wolfsdämmerung

Öl, Acryl, Lwd

70x100

 1.000

 

Irrtum vorbehalten.

Artist Profile

Reinhard Schlüter

 

Reinhard Schlüter's passion for writing, drawing and painting began in early childhood and continued all through his life. While working as a construction engineer he published more than 1500 cartoons in newspapers and magazines. In the 1990s he gave up his career as an engineer and started professional writing (primarily books and radio broadcasts, e.g. for the "Bayerischer Rundfunk", the Bavarian Broadcast ) and 15 years later professional painting - the latter by specializing in Old masters' style. The central themes inhis artistic work are portraits and "animal metamorphoses”. Reinhard Schlüter lives and works in Fürth (Bavaria).

Artworks

Heinz Thurn

Nr.

Titel

Technik

Maße
H x B in cm

Preise
in €

 

Foyer

 

 

 

51

Schöne Zeiten

Holzschnitt

56 x 78.5

2.800

52

Tryptichon

Collage

27 x 81

1.800

53

Die Diskussion

Holzschnitt handkoloriert

22 x 14.5

 680

54

Machen wir´s jetzt in der Nacht oder erst am Tag

Holzschnitt

29.5 x 42

1.800

55

Venus und der Schwan

Holzschnitt handkoloriert

22 x 14.5

 680

56

Der Augenblick

Holzschnitt handkoloriert

22 x 14.5

 680

57

Evolution

Acryl

30 x 24

1.200

58

Blitz und Donner

Holzschnitt handkoloriert

22 x 14.5

 680

59

Geburt eines Planeten

Holzschnitt

78.5 x 56

2.800

60

Die Bootsfahrt

Holzschnitt

78.5 x 56

2.800

61

Australische Vision

Holzschnitt

78.5 x 56

2.800

62

Skandinavische Vision

Holzschnitt

78.5 x 56

2.800

63

Die Überfahrt

Holzschnitt

78.5 x 111

8.800

64

Schottische Vision

Holzschnitt

78.5 x 56

2.800

65

Traum des Wolfes

Holzschnitt

78.5 x 56

2.800

66

Ein Fisch hängt im Bogen

Holzschnitt

56 x 78.5

2.800

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. Rang rechts

 

 

 

67

Erdschnitt

Holzschnitt

78.5 x 56

2.800

68

Raumschiff

Holzschnitt

78.5 x 56

2.800

 

Irrtum vorbehalten. Rahmenpreise auf Anfrage.

Artist Profile

Heinz Thurn

 

After training as a book printer, Heinz Thurn initially studied graphic design at the Academy of Fine Arts in Nuremberg from 1970 to 1976, but then turned to painting, with which he combines a more exciting process of dealing with the work. Among the eighty five percent of artists (not just visual artists) who feed on a different profession are the courses for high school students in various printing techniques Thurn's “bread and butter”. Heinz Thurn lives and works in Nuremberg.

Press

Fürther Nachrichten, 29.03.2022, SIGRUN ARENZ

 

Pushing the Boundaries of Reality

Heinz Thurn's story-rich dream worlds and Reinhard Schlüter's fabulous animal portraits harmonise in the theatre.

Unconventional visual language: Heinz Thurn combines animal-like beings with the four elements. Photo: Hans-Joachim Winckler

 

FÜRTH - One of the first things that catches the eye about Heinz Thurn's work is its colourfulness. In the case of Reinhard Schlueter, whose pictures hang on the other side of the foyer in the Stadttheater, it is the animals in human clothing - especially those whose iconic human models can be identified at a glance.

 

"Dream paths and the course of time" is the title of the exhibition by the two Franconian artists that John Hammond's Fürther Art-Agency has been presenting in the Stadttheater for a few days. Author Herbert Mundschau, who held the laudatory speech, describes Thurn's pictures as "shaking the limits of reality". He deals with the four elements fire, earth, air and water, but always lets them merge strangely.

 

Play with the unexpected

The spaceship on one of the works is reminiscent of a jellyfish swimming in the blue sea, followed by tadpole-like creatures. The pictures radiate something primary, naive, without being naive; they play with snake-like skinny people, incorporate elements of African art, combine the normal with the unexpected. Thurn's dream worlds are plump, colourful, gloomy and seductive.

 

"Idiosyncratic Satires" are Reinhard Schlueter's paintings. The civil engineer, born in 1948, who was married to the Austrian Maresy, whose work is currently the focus of a new project in the Auferstehungskirche about (largely forgotten) female artists in Fürth, is an author and painter who, among other things, worked for the Bavarian Radio and drew cartoons . In the pictures of his current exhibition, artistic citation and alienation enter into a connection.

 

Pope Francis, for example, is sitting on the Chair of Peter, annoyed or tired, one does not know exactly, he has his head propped up on the side - only it is an owl that can be seen there in white regalia. Albrecht Dürer is shown in his famous self-portrait; however, his long hair is the ears of the Irish setter who portrays him, and as Vermeer's "Girl with a Pearl Earring" a lamb gazes thoughtfully into the distance.

 

Poster world

Animals in human clothes and poses: What is an almost shameful anthropomorphization on kitschy "art" prints or in YouTube cat videos, which degrades humans and animals alike, works with Reinhard Schlueter more in the sense of the fable, which is actually not from animals, but rather exaggerates human characteristics.

 

His satire always remains "fair", as laudator Mundschau emphasizes, even with a subject like Donald Trump, who presents his striking world in a picture with hair blown by the wind - including a Donald Duck figure and a gun.