Far Again is American artist John Zurier’s first solo exhibition at a museum outside the USA

Far Again is American artist John Zurier’s first solo exhibition at a museum outside the USA

At first glance, John Zurier’s paintings give the impression of being monochrome, but on closer examination they reveal rich nuances and modulations in colour and treatment. This is a subtle, finely tuned and consistent abstract painting where nothing is superfluous. Zurier’s painting leads us into an enchanting world of dreams and memories – and then back to a here and now, says Iris Müller-Westermann. The paintings can evoke a sense of summer, a soft breeze, a scent or a mood by the ocean. We are very happy to introduce our visitors to colour magician John Zurier’s elusive worlds. John Zurier paints on different types of grounds. In the dialogue between canvas and paint, the artist accentuates marks in the fabric or makes lines that relate to and enhance the picture format. The paintings emerge in a meditative process that demands the artist’s attention and takes time. Worlds and moods that
At first glance, John Zurier’s paintings give the impression of being monochrome, but on closer examination they reveal rich nuances and modulations in colour and treatment. This is a subtle, finely tuned and consistent abstract painting where nothing is superfluous. Zurier’s painting leads us into an enchanting world of dreams and memories – and then back to a here and now, says Iris Müller-Westermann. The paintings can evoke a sense of summer, a soft breeze, a scent or a mood by the ocean. We are very happy to introduce our visitors to colour magician John Zurier’s elusive worlds. John Zurier paints on different types of grounds. In the dialogue between canvas and paint, the artist accentuates marks in the fabric or makes lines that relate to and enhance the picture format. The paintings emerge in a meditative process that demands the artist’s attention and takes time. Worlds and moods that