Reflections. Marion Boehm.

Becker, Wolfgang; Markus Melchers; Les Cook and Gaby Janvier

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Book ID: 34146

ISBN:      9783874484947


Small 4to. 133 pp., colour illustrations, portraits, parallel texts in English and French, Hardback illustrated covers, illustrated end papers, photographs by Simon Melchers, ARTCO ARTCO GmbH, B. Kühlen Verlag, 2018.


Catalogue of Marion Boehm’s exhibit in London in 2018. Africans in Art.
Born 1964 in Germany. Lives and works in Germany and South Africa.
After studying Interior Design, she worked as Interior Architect in Europe before moving to South Africa in 2010.
Being engaged in a private community project in Kliptown, she began her artistic career in Johannesburg creating her unique magnificent collages. She addresses and examines the interfaces and relationships between African and western cultures in history until nowadays. Her themes relate to personal experiences and are reflected in her different series focusing on socio-economic and cultural matters. Her work is an impressive combination of artistic integrity, conceptual vision and aesthetic beauty. Her newest series interprets a new African identity based on traditional roots facing the confusion of a globalized world and overcoming the identity crisis after colonialism. Marion Boehm ́s work has been collected internationally. Exhibitions and art fairs: South Africa, Germany, France, UK, Lithuania, Morocco, Portugal, Luxemburg, Switzerland, USA.

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