Details:

This painting's layered composition is an intricate depiction of a domestic interior—as well as a landscape and modern architecture that can be seen through the window. The artist incorporates decorative motifs into his work, creating a realistic depiction of the mundane that is also a formalist experiment of line and pattern.
Framed: 32.8 x 42.0 in.
Signed

① Artwork:

Slowly goes the Night

This painting's layered composition is an intricate depiction of a domestic interior—as well as a landscape and modern architecture that can be seen through the window. Human presence is only indirectly referenced through the portrayal of the familiar spaces of everyday life. For his compositions, the artist often incorporates decorative motifs drawn from wallpaper or textiles. The result is an artwork that is simultaneously a realistic depiction of the mundane and a formalist experiment of line and pattern.

Specs:

33 inches
23.5 inches
with frame
42 inches
32.75 inches

③ Artist:

Stefan Kürten

Stefan Kürten is a painter and musician who creates layered and intricate depictions of architecture, landscapes and domestic interiors—frequently incorporating decorative motifs drawn from wallpaper or textiles. His work is typically devoid of figures, with human presence only indirectly referenced through his portrayal of the familiar spaces of everyday life. Kürten creates works that are simultaneously realistic depictions of the mundane and formalist experiments of line and pattern.

④ Additional:

Exhibition History:

Stefan Kürten: The Prettiest Star, Alexander and Bonin, New York, 2018

Stefan Kürten:
Slowly goes the Night, 2018
Acrylic and ink on paper
23.5 × 33.0 inches /