Andreas Hofer

Andreas Hofer

by Andreas Hofer, Helmut Draxler
     
 

If Goya had collaborated with Lichtenstein, it may have resulted in something like the dark Pop visions of Andreas Hofer. He draws on film, comics, fairy tales, myths, and religion for his monstrous figures in nightmarish settings. Dripping with paint, the Justice League series places superheroes in a peril their powers seem unable to overcome: Batman and Wonder Woman… See more details below

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If Goya had collaborated with Lichtenstein, it may have resulted in something like the dark Pop visions of Andreas Hofer. He draws on film, comics, fairy tales, myths, and religion for his monstrous figures in nightmarish settings. Dripping with paint, the Justice League series places superheroes in a peril their powers seem unable to overcome: Batman and Wonder Woman in Dying Stars morph into trees, their arms sprouting branches and their legs roots, while a shadowy pterodactyl hovers in the background. In other works, Hofer shows he's not without black humor in appropriating iconic material, as when he has Malevich's Black Square sprout vampire teeth.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783883759135
Publisher:
Konig, Walther
Publication date:
06/15/2005
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
87.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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