PORTRAITS Hugo Schaer (new video)

Portrait Painting 2014 – 2019 / Hugo Schaer / 7’21

“From 1995 to 2005 I created in Kyiv/Kiev 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 Valentyn Sylvestrov. Singing and piano accompaniment by the composer himself: Don’t sleep artist / Hallelujah / Many years…