°1985, Ghent (BE) – lives and works in Ghent (BE)
Manor Grunewald creates large-format works on canvas and sculptures, which closely correspond with each other, addressing the artist’s experimental search for image content. In his recent works, Grunewald is concerned with the optics, visual conformity, imperfection and arbitrariness of the phenomenon of the black-and-white copy. On the canvases are superficially dark colour gradients, which, like the colours produced by a black-and-white photocopy machine, oscillate between shades of black, grey, violet and dark blue. The artist also transfers the “blackening”, distortion and layering of the photocopy process, which leads to colour stains, reflections, white edges and blurred objects, such as fragments of cartoon characters.
Manor Grunewald – Goods Between Floors, exhibition view at Berthold Pott Gallery, Cologne in 2019
Manor Grunewald – Slideshow at No Gallery, Ghent in 2021
Manor Grunewald – The Raw Morphology, exhibition view at A+B gallery, Brescia, Italy in 2019
Manor Grunewald – Fools From The Same Kingdom, exhibition view at Barbé Ubrain gallery, Ghent in 2019
Manor Grunewald – There are always flowers for those who want to see them (Henri Matisse)
Manor Grunewald is a ISPC, New York resident. His work has been included in numerous solo and group exhibitions, including Superdakota, Brussels; WIELS, Brussel; Fifi Projects, Mexico; Duve gallery, Berlin; Johannes Vogt gallery, New York; Jeanroch Dard, Brussels; and Kulturbunker, Frankfurt Am Main. He was also nominated for the Young Artist Prize at BOZAR, Brussels in 2011.
Manor Grunewald is represented by the following gallery;
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Berthold Pott Gallery, Cologne
You can view more work on Manor Grunewalds’ own website.