über kitsch – german contemporaries takes place at the Vyner Studio in East London, 2nd til 4th September 2010.
Celebrate the First Thursday in East London the German way!
7 young artists from fine art academies in Nürnberg and München combine living tradition with a playful freudian irony to create a happy but broken nostalgia.
Colourful camp oil paintings, animation videos and quirky photographies let your living room die a pink retro death.
Sigmund freud was from austria, which feels much closer to artists from cozy southern german cities like Munich or Nuremberg than cold Prussian north. Fuck Berlin, Cologne or Leibzig, here comes the south.
Kitsch ‘n‘ sink rules!
Less is a bore.
too much is not enough.