Malerei 2017-2018

Bodo Rott from outside

Bodo Rott works as a painter, draftsman, printer and -occasionally- a writer on art.

His visual artwork spans from drawing with ink, watercolour, lithography and silkscreen-printing to oilpainting.

Bodo Rott is a figurative painter. His personnel he calls nonchildrenchildren, as his youthful figures act within the realm of childhood but mix it with unseen vitality and force.

This artificial world he uses as a poetic mirror of his experiences and of his ideas about painting.

Three main bodies of painting can be grouped:

There are paintings with a black background that look like sketchy figurative scenes on blackboard.

Another series shows figures in bright colours, the image giving the look of worn off paintings.

The most recent body of work is called Hortus Convulsus (i.e. The Distorted Garden). These paintings deal with landscape in a differnet way showing it as a tapestry-like underwood wherein plants as individualised characters fight for presence. In these paintings Bodo Rott blends a paste-it-like language, the style of biological illustrations and the trompe lóeil- like illusion of cast shadows into a peculiar overall effect of immense three-dimensional plasticity, thus conveying the impression of the spectator trailing away. It is the vitally of nature that is faced here.

About his work he says:

As every artist I am looking for the clearness of solution but- in my case –merely under the applicable extent of problems.

Malerei 2015-2016

Firmling 2015
120 x 140 cm
Öl/Bw
AlswirallenochGeheimnissehatten 2016
120 x 130 cm
Öl/Leinwand
Hortus Convulsus (3) 2016
200 x 190 cm
Öl/Leinwand
Hortus Convulsus (4) 2016
160 x 130 cm
Öl/Köper
Hortus Convulsus 2016
160 x 130 cm
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In die feuchten Wälder gehen 2015
160 x 130 cm
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Schule der Königinnen 2016
130 x 110 cm
Öl/Köper
Lehrstunde 2015
60 x 50 cm
Öl/Bw

Malerei 2013 -2014

Muttertag 2014
60 x 50 cm
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Mensch und Tier 1( Dompteuse) 2014
60 x 50 cm
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Sänger 2014
80 x 100 cm
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Sendestation 2014
50 x 60 cm
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Als wir alle noch heirateten 2014
150 x 140 cm
Öl/ Köper
Modenschau 2013
160 x 130 cm
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Sprung 2014
60 x 50 cm
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Einfach weiter 2013
160 x 130 cm
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Malerei 2010 bis 2012

Modenschau 2012
160 x 130 cm
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Im Garten 2011
130 x 160 cm
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Großes Fest 2012
200 x 190 cm
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Grosser Stolz 2012
150 x 130 cm
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Malerei 2007 bis 2009

Abrieb 4 2008
70 x 100 cm
Aquarell/Gouache
Abrieb 3 2008
70 x 100 cm
Aquarell/Gouache
Snodder 2009
50 x 60 cm
Öl/Bw
Uhr 2009
130 x 110 cm
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Streichelzoo 2007
50 x 60 cm
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Schulklasse 2007
50 x 60 cm
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