PORTRAIT PAINTING

Portrait Painting. Hugo Schaer, 2018, 5’58
From 1995 to 2005 In Kiev I created my tile pictures, which were printed with wooden stamps in several layers on canvas. These tile prints serve, now many years later, as a background for my portrait painting. The horizontal and vertical lines of the tile grid form a coordinate system like the latitudes and longitudes of a map, in which I locate the portraits of my favourite painters, sculptors, musicians, writers…. (Hugo Schaer)
Private recordings “Sketches” by the Ukrainian composer Valentin Silvestrov. Singing and piano accompaniment by the composer himself: Don’t sleep artist / Hallelujah / Many years…