Walking Boy

Walking Boy, 2006
marker on paper, 285 x 210 cm
collection CMC agnès b.

shown in:
“New Sundays”, Galerie du Jour agnès b., Paris, France (2008)
“Robert Estermann. Manor Kunstpreis Luzern 2007”, Museum of Art Lucerne, Switzerland (solo show)
“Heimatflimmern”, Brandenburgischer Kunstverein, Potsdam, Germany (2006)

see also:
Untitled (Left Hand Corner)
Calligraphy of a Young Westerner
Last Space (Documenta 11), 2002
Transparent Kindergartens Above Streets, 2004-2006

Kunstmuseum Luzern, “Robert Estermann, Pleasure, Habeas Corpus, Motoricity. The Great Western Possible”, exhibition catalogue, Edition Fink, ISBN 978-3-03746-105-1, 2007, Zürich (monographical)


Excerpt from Robert Estermann, Blue Rider by Elisabeth Lebovici
in: Robert Estermann. Pleasure, Habeas Corpus, Motoricity. The Great Western Possible Ed. Susanne Neubauer, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Museum of Art Lucerne, edition fink, Zurich, 2007, ISBN 978-3-03746-105-1

Robert Estermann combats this expulsion by throwing it back at the viewer like a mirror or a slap: the silhouette of a child drawn in marker-pen turns away and leaves (Walking Boy), giving tangible form to the tension between hermeticism and desire.


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