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Americano (Oil on wood panel, 66cm x 66cm, Dirk Marwig 2017)

Americano
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Untitled 2017 (Oil on wood panel, 94.5cm x 76.3cm, Dirk Marwig 2017)

Untitled 2017

Paintings have a language of their own. In this case words simply fail again.

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Folded (Oil on plywood, 58cm x 70cm, Dirk Marwig 2016)

Folded

This Painting/object is about finding beauty and coolness in emphasizing something totally mundane and insignificant: the random ‘fold’ of a little piece of math paper (enlarged 700% and painted on a thin and shaped plywood board).

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Reach You With My Mind (Oil on plywood-irregular pentagon shape, 45.5cm x 71.8cm, Dirk Marwig 2016)

Reach You With My Mind A

This painting looks like as if it has been photographed close-up style with a ‘wide angle macro’ lens. But it’s not. This is what the painting actually looks like when photographed from a straight-on position. The irregular pentagon shape is

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Supervolcano (Oil on wood panel, 90.5cm x 90.5cm, Dirk Marwig 2015)

Supervulcano
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REMOVED (High pigment lacquer on plywood mounted on wood panel, 91.5cm x 91.5cm, Dirk Marwig 2014)

REMOVED

“Removed” is the result of the cut up “Flop Object”. I cut all the salvaged wood into perfect ‘Golden Rhombi’, then assorted all the pieces on a square wood panel during a state of complete ‘non-existence’ until I felt that

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“TOTALLY REMOVED”-unfinished version- Dirk Marwig 2014 (Special Lacquer on plywood mounted on wood panel, 91.5cm x 91.5cm)

Raw in the Studio

“TOTALLY REMOVED” Dirk Marwig 2014 (Special Lacquer on plywood mounted on wood panel, 91.5cm x 91.5cm) photographed in the Vancouver, Canada Studio, Sat.Aug 8th 2014, 2:17am) “Totally Removed” is what I made from the destroyed “FLOP OBECT”. It’s not quite

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A Landscape for the Pyromaniac (Oil on plywood, 23cm x 59.3cm, Dirk Marwig 2014)

A Landscape for the Pyromaniac A

My mother always told me when I was young : “Why don’t you just paint landscapes? People would buy them and you could make lots of money.” -Well here’s a landscape for you! This painting shows the view of the

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Cartography, Organic, Random (Oil on plywood, 94.5cm x 75.7cm, Dirk Marwig 2013)

Cartography,Organic,Random

“I have always loved maps. Without thinking i started scratching thousands of lines all over the plywood board- added some colour and at the end of the day some kind of map appeared. Then the real work began: organizing the

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Magic Square (Oil on wood panel, 60cm x 60cm, Dirk Marwig 2013)

Magic Square

“I used 8 colours in this painting -you can see them diagonally from the top left going down to the bottom right- then I made a grid of 64 squares and only using these 8 colours,mixing them with each other

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