Frank Gerritz is a sculptor. A sculptor, however, who for years has developed his sculptural ideas principally in the form of drawings that nonetheless emanate a markedly space-encompassing energy. Using a Faber Castell 9B pencil, the artist places layer upon layer of graphite onto the smooth surface of industrially manufactured MDF panels. The different hatching results in a precise mesh of lines that lends the painting initial structure.
Text courtesy Bartha Contemporary.
Frank Gerritz is a sculptor, but this isn’t immediately apparent from a cursory glance at his most recent work. The artist’s current exhibition at Bartha Contemporary in London, MDF (13 May – 2 July) includes pencil drawings on MDF alongside recent drawings on paper. A concurrent and related exhibition at the...
Frank Gerritz is a sculptor. A sculptor, however, who for years has developed his sculptural ideas principally in the form of drawings that nonetheless emanate a markedly space-encompassing energy.
In order to celebrate groundbreaking work by one of the finest abstract artists of our time Frank Gerritz, Bartha Contemporary will organize two separate yet complementing exhibitions of his works in the UK. Frank Gerritz exhibition in London will be composed of artist’s paper works and pieces created on industrially manufactured MDF panels....
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