within the experimental paintings by michael blümel you'll find political, literary and historical motives as well as cryptic social topics.
"blümel displays dummies: they represent election dummies who has been take for a fool by political monsters - the politmodos." – ulrich rüdenauer
the poet eduard mörike lived from 1844 to 1851 in bad mergentheim (germany). the works shown here are just a selection from a few hundred paintings about mörikes live and literature.
one of the preferred materials by michael blümel is indian ink combined with various materials such as acrylic, oil paint, gel, graphite and applied with an strongly eruptive method of painting.
"even within the print art – especially here in the wood- and linocut – seem the dynamic lines, which is characteristic for michael bluemels drawings, to animate the rigid material." – leipziger volkszeitung
michael bluemel was born in 1967 in bad mergentheim. he studied art history, philosophy, painting, sculpture and visual communication. he worked for various publishers as a book illustrator.