My whole deal has always been a performance of the idea of the romantic artist.

All artists are romantic.

Jack Pierson

 

 

Claus Brunsmann in ‚Meisterschule’
by Marco Meneguzzo

Claus Brunsmann is not afraid of using painting, and a type of painting that could almost be defines as landscape. What is interesting is not so much the erudite reference to Romantic painting right up to the most recent German painters, but the romantic attitude of the artist, who expects the spectator to perform the rite that he himself has already performed, and that involves the absolute confrontation between the self and the canvas, betwenn the will of the subject and the resistance of the object. This is by no means a new theme, but is not „old“ either: this is why it is a question of the absolute, of a challenge that is repeated eternally in the same terms as at the beginning and that cannot be exhausted in the history of art, however much the history of art has attempted to wear out the theme of the painter and the blank canvas. Ultimately - to paraphrase Balzac - a masterpiece can even remain unknown, because success is not the purpose of painting.


Publication: Meisterschule, Edition Charta, Galleria Salvatore+Caroline Ala, Milan1997

 

Claus Brunsmann, untitled, 2015

30/20 inch / 76,2 x 50,8 cm, oil/canvas

private collection

 

 

Claus Brunsmann, untitled, 2015

30/24 inch / 76,2 x 61,0 cm, oil/canvas

private collection

 

 

Claus Brunsmann, Ohne Titel, 2012, 30 x 40 cm, Öl/Lwd.

Claus Brunsmann

Ohne Titel

30 x 40 cm, Oil / Canvas

2012

 

 

 

Claus Brunsmann

Ohne Titel

2016

Öl auf Leinwand

80 x 80 cm

Privatsammlung / private collection

 

 

Claus Brunsmann

Ohne Titel

2013

Öl auf Leinwand / oil on canvas, 92 x 120 cm

Privatsammlung / private collection

 

 

Claus Brunsmann

Ohne Titel

Öl auf Leinwand / oil on canvas, 200 x 200 cm

2012

Privatsammlung /private collection

 

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Claus Brunsmann

Ohne Titel

80 x 60 cm, Oil / Canvas

2011

 

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Claus Brunsmann

Ohne Titel

80 x 80 cm, Oil / Canvas

1999

 

Claus Brunsmann, Ohne Titel, 2012, 24 x 30 cm, Öl/Lwd.

Claus Brunsmann

Ohne Titel

91 x 91 cm, Oil / Canvas

2012

Privatsammlung / private collection

 

Ohne Titel, 50 x 40 cm, Öl auf Lwd, 2012

Claus Brunsmann

Ohne Titel

50 x 40 cm, Oil / Canvas

2012

Privatsammlung / private collection

 

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Claus Brunsmann

Ohne Titel

70 x 60 cm, Oil / Canvas

2007

Privatsammlung / private collection

 

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Claus Brunsmann

Ohne Titel

50 x 40 cm, Oil / Canvas

2006

Privatsammlung / private collection

 

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Claus Brunsmann

Ohne Titel

50 x 40 cm, Oil / Canvas

1998

 

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Claus Brunsmann

Ohne Titel

80 x 60 cm, Oil / Canvas

2010

Privatsammlung / private collection

 

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Claus Brunsmann

Ohne Titel

90 x 95 cm, Oil / Canvas

2010

Privatsammlung / private collection

 

Claus Brunsmann

Ohne Titel

200 x 190 cm, Oil / Canvas

2003

Privatsammlung / private collection

 

 

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Claus Brunsmann

Ohne Titel

70 x 60 cm, Oil / Canvas

2007

Privatsammlung / private collection

 

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Claus Brunsmann

Ohne Titel

55 x 55 cm, Oil / Canvas

2008

 

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Claus Brunsmann

Ohne Titel

170 x 240 cm, Oil / Canvas

2005

 

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Claus Brunsmann

Ohne Titel

130 x 115 cm, Oil / Canvas

2001

 

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Claus Brunsmann

Ohne Titel

70 x 60 cm, Oil / Canvas

2007

 

Ohne Titel, 190 x 140 cm, Öl auf Lwd, 2012

Claus Brunsmann

Ohne Titel

190 x 140 cm, Öl auf Lwd.

2012

Privatsammlung / private collection

 

 

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Claus Brunsmann

Ohne Titel (Portal d. N.)

140 x 190 cm, Oil / Canvas

2001

 

Ohne Titel, 40 x 50 cm, Öl auf Lwd, 2012

Claus Brunsmann

Ohne Titel

40 x 50 cm, Oil / Canvas

2012

Privatsammlung / private collection

 

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Claus Brunsmann

Ohne Titel

170 x 240 cm, Oil / Canvas

2005

 

2002

Claus Brunsmann

Ohne Titel

140 x 105 cm, Oil / Canvas

2002

 

 

 

Claus Brunsmann

Ohne Titel

2015, Öl auf Leinwand, 70 x 90 cm

Privatsammlung / private collection

 

 

 

 

 

Claus Brunsmann

Ohne Titel

2015, Öl auf Leinwand, 50 x 60 cm

Privatsammlung / private collection

 

 

 

Claus Brunsmann

Ohne Titel

2015, Öl auf Leinwand, 50 x 60 cm

Privatsammlung / private collection

 

 

 

Claus Brunsmann

Ohne Titel

2015, Öl auf Leinwand / oil on canvas, 200 x 200 cm

Privatsammlung / private collection

 

 

 

 

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