Read my Eyes
1997, Oil on canvas, 50,5 x 70 cm (WxH), incl. self-made black wooden frame
The young woman's gaze, of whose body not too much is to be seen, does not express a fleeting moment, but with a certain degree certainty gives a sense of permanence. The white of the ceiling or the pastel tones could also indicate a kind of purity. What is certain is that harmony is aired in this painting from 1997.
Later, this painting was part of the large Cyprus exhibition organized by the Austrian Embassy in Nicosia to illuminate the artistic course from the 1980s until 2011.
The picture comes with a self-made black wooden frame.
About the artist
In addition, painting, always starting from the clear line, became more and more important. At this time the artist Oscar Asboth supported him immensely in artistic respects, which led to a strong, above all human development.
Today his stylistic elements are part of Metzger's latest paintings. For some time now he has also been working together with his wife Birgit on the "Gesamtkunstwerk". From interiors and fashion to theatre sets and performance projects. Core and starting point, however, are always his drawings or paintings, shown at about 100 exhibitions in Austria and abroad, among others for the Austrian Foreign Ministry. Most recently collaboration with the Austrian Ski Association.
Martin Metzger lives and works in Kitzbühel, Tyrol, Austria.