Alex Kremer: On Stretching and Tension

oil paintings executed with a spatula and with his fi ngers , which convey emotional as well as physical strength , blending to form perfection . Kremer emphasizes the physical aspect of his gestures vis - à - vis the painting ; the constant movement facing the painterly surface which is manifested in stepping side to side and in gestures of anger , frustration , and fear , to the extent that sometimes he takes paint in his hand , thrusts it at the canvas , and watches it explode" . " " I harness the creation of tension to feel the essence of this entity which is at once formal and abstract , " he says . Kremer touches the unreachable , as it were , ascending into fl ight and generating movement in the sky . He brings the image of the bird from his childhood with him , thereby introducing lyrical as well as romantic overtones . ✦ Alex Kremer was born in Tajikistan , 1966 ; immigrated to Israel in 1982 ; lives and works in Tel Aviv Rachel Sukman Alex Kremer conducts a multi - faceted di...  אל הספר
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