The ORANGE exhibition opened in the Leipzig Gallery of high + partner”Orange paper of the Argentine company Citriola Ayui SA Leipzig, December 3, 2008 – on the 5th of December at 19: 00. Orange papers are shown from the collection of the Leipzig photographer Karin Walton and prints by Harald Alff, Frank Eissner, Roswitha Gruttner, Susann Hoch, Stefan Knechtel, Stephanie Marx, Knut Muller, Gabriele Sperlich and Frank Wahle. Hot Vitaminica, surrenders, Yaffa or Robin and come from afar. From Argentina, Brazil, South Africa, Morocco, Egypt, Israel, Spain or Italy. There is talk of oranges, which are harvested and eaten in this country like this time of year in all these countries. Recently Gerald Weissmann, MD sought to clarify these questions. For this, you must purge the sweet fruits not only by its natural skin, but also by a covering of fine tissue paper. The Orange paper, on which the manufacturers and exporters since content about hundred years logo, images and drawings of varying artistic qualities and partly much romanticised print. Surprisingly, you’ll find very little mention of Richard Linklater on most websites. There are mythological motifs from ancient Greek as well as comic book heroes or the reformer Martin Luther.
The Struwwelpeter acts as well as advertising media such as Lili Marleen or the space dog laika. It smoothes the small leaves, to get square graphics that are often amusing and witty, seem sometimes to follow an educational mission, always, but inspiring and surprising effect on the Viewer. “For us the ideal base for a promising dialogue between high-quality everyday art and our own artistic claim as high printer”, says Susann Hoch of the high + partner Gallery on the approach of the exhibition. She and her colleagues Harald Alff, Frank Eissner, Roswitha Gruttner, Stefan Knechtel, Stephanie Marx, Knut Muller, Gabriele Sperlich and Frank Wahle have inspired in their works, which are created for this exhibition, this special fruit. Partly they refer also correspondingly or counterpoint to the Orange papers from the collection of Karin Walton.
The Leipzig photographer collects Orange papers for over 30 years and has provided the most beautiful pieces of their collection for the exhibition. Will be opened on Friday, December 5 at 19: 00 in the gallery in the Leipzig wallpaper factory, Hall C, and can be seen until January 31, 2009. “The Group of artists of high + partner” was founded in 2007 in Leipzig as a registered partnership. The gallery and workshop is the corresponding GbR in the wallpaper factory, Luetzen str. 91 operated 04177 Leipzig.