Martin Wieland – Repetitions I, Box construction with wire
These works are more like Ben Nicholsons, as in they change with the ambient light in the room to the shadows they cast.
Very little is known about Martin Wieland. He is an artist that built fantastic constructions and exhibited them internationally for a decade before falling off the radar. He painted large oils on canvas as well as these futuristic constructions made of perspex and painted board. These box constructions use light and shadow to change how they are perceived, the light of a room and the viewers position changing how the work looks in different lights. At a time when art was becoming kinetic and perspex these would have been radically new works at their time of exhibition and other artists of that era in Structurist movement of the 60s and 70s were Mary Martin, Hartmut Böhm and Victor Pasmore.
This box is signed on the verso.Return to gallery