Indo-German Art Forum 2017
The Arts Acre Foundation in Kolkata/India in cooperation with GDIZ (German-Indian Association) hosted the Indo-German Art Forum 2017.
The project was sponsored by the Bavarian State Ministry of Education, Science and the Arts and the German Government - Federal Foreign Office. The Forum offered interactive workshops, collective work with Indian artists at the Arts Acre Campus and exhibition. More
: www.ArtsAcre-IGAF.org and artsacre-igaf.blogspot.de
Painting in the Tuscany
Philipp Reisacher and Philipp Grieb are conducting a week of painting, sketching and leisure in a picturesque environment on the hills of Tuscany. Interested people have a good chance to fill open slots. Instructions and support in German or English.
All works are available as limited editions of reproductions e.g. digital prints on canvas. More
Hugo von Habermann
had strong influence on Grieb's painting style in the 1970'ies. He was an intelligent painter and convincing instructor.
Meeting with the energetic writer in a solo exhibition left a persisting mark and became a remaining incitement. More
With more than 200 images of his oeuvre Philipp Grieb offers a broad overview
New paintings from the years 2016
and a comprehensive retrospective of works from the years 1975 to 2000.
The discoveries of the stone age art in caves of the French Ardeche valley and subsequent publications earned attention in the 1990'ies. Grieb was impressed by the prehistoric findings and he tried to trace the motives of the stone age hunters in a series of paintings. More
Painting together in a creative environment with friends and collegues inspired Grieb. The group of the Malwerkstatt stimulated new techniques and ideas from 1998
On tour with a lightweight bag in the Bavarian mountains, in Greece and Italy, many sketches and watercolours have been produced from views of picturesque and historical places.
a creative group got together and met frequently for painting and graphical workshops in Munich and painting weeks in the Tuscany: A productive period for Grieb. More
The human figure
was a permanent subject for practising sketching and painting of people and portraits. It was also an opportunity to organise practise sessions with collegues and share experience. More in Figure1 and Figure2.