Equilibre. Lea Krebs - Jessica Russ - Rebekka Steiger
June 12 - September 4, 2021
Rämistrasse 3, 8001 Zürich
Unlike any other genre of the visual arts, painting looks back on a long history that is just as steeped in tradition as it is subject to change. Over the centuries, its artistic tendencies have fluctuated between a means of representing the visible world and a purely aesthetic experience. With the rise of modern photography, the end of painting has been repeatedly proclaimed, inevitably raising the question of its current relevance with regard to the present day. An implicit answer may be today’s flourishing interest in the broad spectrum of painterly possibilities as well as the continuous search to explore form, color, and surface. In the exhibition Equilibre, three young Swiss artists – Lea Krebs, Jessica Russ, and Rebekka Steiger – are in pursuit of this fragile balance.