This work is an adaptation of one of my oil paintings from 2019 with the same title. With the "bean" and the "fur" it uses certain elements that appear in other paintings as well as in my digital work over and over again. They act as encrypted symbols that refer to a tension between virtual and analogue "language" or "logic".
Jonas Baumann (*1983) belongs to the first generation of artists, who made their earliest steps on digital and analog playgrounds at the same time. With his work he fathoms the gap between the tactile, analog artwork and the disembodied techno-images behind the smooth glass of our computer screen...More details