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Interview with Paul Pretzer in elemmental
Paul Pretzer – Danielle Cruz September 30, 2020 The original article in Spanish: https://elemmental.com/2020/09/30/entrevista-paul-pretzer/ DC: When we look at your paintings we often feel we’re in a fairy tale. There’s always a narrative we try to figure out. Is literature an influence to your work? PP: The influence can come from many places but literature… Read More...
Paul Pretzer is Top Six Must-See Figurative Painting Shows in New York
Paul Laster reviews on Galerie Magazine: "Referencing well-known Renaissance paintings, Paul Pretzer’s works depict classical characters in surreal situations. Fruits and vegetables levitate over the headless bodies of friars and shirtless men caress porcupines and rabbits, while a bearded man in a cape and white underpants transports a mouse by its tail. Using traditional painting techniques,… Read More...
“Lynch Meets Disney”: The Funny and Grotesque Vision of Paul Pretzer
Writer Tulika of ON ART AND AESTHETICS talks to Paul Pretzer. Here's an excerpt: Combining Vanitas motifs, Surrealist elements and fairytale themes, Germany-based painter Paul Pretzer creates images that are largely free of definite meanings. “They don’t want to be anything,” he points out, “but can be everything.” “Lynch Meets Disney” – says the artist,… Read More...
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