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Buchholtz, Tina

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Awards
Awarded Tempelhof Art Prize, Berlin (Local)
Awarded Design for "Berlin for Olympic Games" (Local)

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The Treasure In The Field
Acrylic on Canvas




The end of the nineties marked a shift away from my erstwhile traditional portrayal of landscapes to usher in a phase of informal colour montages that provided medium to indulge my fascination with colour phenomena to the full. Paintings of merging patches of colour give rise to layers in a sea of colour with deep intensity of expression. This process of dispersal and reattachment came about by chance. As time progressed, canvasses used became steadily larger. This led to in-depth study of the life and works of Jackson Pollock, with whom I feel a close artistic affinity. Since 2004, I have developed a technique in which I use various sizes of spatulas and spread the colours in a relief and montage form. The prominent feature is a colourfully scattered expression of rhythm and movement. Since 2006, I have refined my methods of working: The work is performed using nothing more than the spatula blade. I press the blade in the paint and then immediately on the canvas, so that a fine line becomes visible. This meticulous process is repeated over and over until a hatching of fine lines develops into a filigree composition. The layering of densely criss-crossing strands interspersed with translucent glaze gives rise to an impression of great depth and three-dimensionality in the view of the observer. The fine, relief-like structures create patterns of shade as the light moves, so that images change according to lighting. This effect imbues with the added feeling of variability, changeable mood, symbolic of the sometimes unexpected changes in life and variant approaches for one and the same event. The inspiration for my work has come from literature, music, discussions and debates with colleagues and experience. The tension between the task of building and sustaining a stable lifestyle, the alertness demanded in ordinary life and my individual fantasies and abstract imaginative power is reflected in my paintings. The time-consuming, almost meditative process employed in a work is as much an expression of an inward and outward sense of order as the urge for love of life, impulsiveness and spontaneity. The creation of artworks has been my passion ever since my early childhood years. My development in the world of art has taken an unconventional path, sometimes by stubbornly pursuing my own way, the authentic power of expression in my paintings has elicited an earnest response.

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The Treasure In The Field


39 x 63 in.


Acrylic on Canvas



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Taiga


16 x 16 in.



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Sulamith


47 x 63 in.



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Lullaby


39 x 39 in.



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Lazy Afternoon


47 x 63 in.


Acrylic on Canvas



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Pink Picnic


28 x 28 in.



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Dancing Queen


47 x 55 in.



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Chinese Whispers


12 x 60 in.


Acrylic on Canvas



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Lichtung (Glade)


20 x 20 in.



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Hammam


31 x 55 in.


Acrylic on Canvas



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When Light Was Born


63 x 47 in.


Acrylic on Canvas



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Cloud Nine


39 x 39 in.


Other



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Guardians


59 x 39 in.


Acrylic on Canvas



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South Beach


63 x 55 in.


Acrylic on Canvas



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Solar Wind


55 x 55 in.


Acrylic on Canvas



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Rusalka


39 x 78 in.


Acrylic on Canvas



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Rumours


39 x 78 in.


Other



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Rendezvous


39 x 23 in.


Acrylic on Canvas



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Reef


39 x 39 in.



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Night Owls


19 x 38 in.


Acrylic on Canvas



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Moonlight


55 x 63 in.


Acrylic on Canvas



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Mermaid


31 x 55 in.


Acrylic on Canvas



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Let Me Play Among The Stars


27 x 59 in.


Other



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The Hunting


39 x 78 in.


Acrylic on Canvas



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Detroit


35 x 70 in.


Acrylic on Canvas



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High Fidelity


40 x 78 in.


Acrylic on Canvas



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Thousand Myths


62 x 55 in.


Acrylic on Canvas


 


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Tropic


63 x 47 in.


Acrylic on Canvas



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Souk


62 x 55 in.


Acrylic on Canvas


 


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On Air


55 x 47 in.


Acrylic on Canvas


 


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Poem


63 x 55 in.


Acrylic on Canvas



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Midas


63 x 47 in.


Acrylic on Canvas



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Tucan


63 x 47 in.


Acrylic on Canvas



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Baby Blue


55 x 47 in.


Acrylic on Canvas



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Candy


63 x 47 in.


Acrylic on Canvas



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Suddenly


63 x 47 in.


Acrylic on Canvas



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Sheba


47 x 63 in.


Acrylic on Canvas


 


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Awakening


55 x 47 in.


Acrylic on Canvas



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Calypso


63 x 47 in.


Acrylic on Canvas


 


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Slow Motion


63 x 47 in.


Acrylic on Canvas



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Breakup


63 x 47 in.


Acrylic on Canvas


 


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Diver / SOLD


63 x 55 in.


Acrylic on Canvas



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Sonic


63 x 55 in.


Acrylic on Canvas



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erlking


63 x 110 in.


Acrylic on Canvas


 


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Satchmo, goldpigments, ink


63 x 55 in.


Acrylic on Canvas



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Nabucco


63 x 55 in.


Acrylic on Canvas


 


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A silent place


39 x 39 in.


Acrylic on Canvas


 


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Perfect Blue


47 x 39 in.


Acrylic on Canvas


 


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Loreley


59 x 39 in.


Acrylic on Canvas



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Odyssee


55 x 55 in.



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Promised Land


43 x 43 in.


Acrylic on Canvas



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Stardust


16 x 32 in.


Acrylic on Canvas


       

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