Wetterling Gallery is happy to present the exhibition The Bow by Mona Ardeleanu in our project space.
Folds create space while concentrating it at the same time, as a plane surface is made into a spatial construction by means of turning and bending.
A painted fold is always an optical illusion, as it suggests a spatiality that cannot exist on a flat picture carrier.
The ontology of the fold includes the simultaneity of the visible and the invisible. The upper apex, the exterior of the fold is revealed to the viewer. The path it follows is indicative of spatial volume. However, in itself this is concealed and thus harbours a potential secret.
Read the entire text by Harriet Zilch below.