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Artist in Residence: Andreas Rüthi

Glynn Vivian Activity

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1 Oct 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
10.00AM. Ends at 5.00pm
This event is free.
Glynn Vivian
Alexandra Road Swansea SA1 5DZ

October - November

After training and working as a teacher in his native Switzerland, Rüthi studied Fine Art in London and Amsterdam. He worked in London for several years in publishing as a translator and art director. Since 1996 his painting has been exhibited in the UK and internationally.

"Still life painting has been my main interest in the last 20 years. I have explored the relation of the vernacular and high art in my work whereby I place domestic, 'overseen' objects together with postcards of reproductions of paintings."

"The combination of 'reflected' colour of an object and 'embedded' pigment of a colour reproduction and the use of a 'real' object and a 'flat' reproduction has been expanded when I started in 2016 to produce works like the winning work at the Oriel Davies Open The Commune of Painted Artist', made of 64 small paintings based on colour lithographs from the 1930's."

Andreas Rüthi is represented by Galerie Hammelehle & Ahrens, Cologne, Galerie Brigitte Weiss, Zürich and Niagara Galleries, Melbourne, Australia.


AiR...in Progress

03.11.17, 12:30 - 14:30

Room 1

Booking essential 

Join Andreas Rüthi in this informal opportunity to meet our artist in residence and discuss his work in progress.


Artist Talk

17.11.17, 12:30 - 13:30

Room 1

Booking essential 

Join Artist in Residence Andreas Rüthi as he discusses his practise and work created during his residency. 

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