The artists

Reinhard Blanck and Stefan Dobadka live and work together since 1984. Reinhard is a photographer (black-and-white photography), Stefan is a painter (oil painting). Their work combines different techniques with photography and painting.

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The artists live in Calais, France, and in Cologne, Germany. For several years there was a beautiful 18th century mansion at Azille, a medieval village between Narbonne and Carcassonne with room for exhibitions and bigger projects. Details are at artisvita.com.

Apart from their paintings they produce from time to time a kind of public art. These works of art are installations into public areas (mainly in cities), where they are abandoned. From 1991 to 1993 they pursued an action called "KunstFenster" (ArtWindow) which were a permanent series of installations into a shop window often referring to actual political and social themes.

They have worked with a group of artists within the German AIDS prevention. The group ceased its activity. They are looking for a new group of artists to work with. If you are a member of a group or like to found one with them, write an e-mail.

If you are interested to exhibit their works please let them know. You can contact them here.
 
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