PETER KADOLPH

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  • L'orizzonte mediterraneo verticale - Mista su pannello - 29x40 cm
    L'orizzonte mediterraneo verticale - Mista su pannello - 29x40 cm

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Professional painter, was born in Brandenburg / Havel in Germany in 1942. He lives and works in Milano and Lido di Spina for forty years. He attended the school of painting and decorating in Gelsenkirchen. In 1960 he moved to Napoli where he attended the studio of the painter Francesco Castiglione and painting courses Accademia delle Belle Arti, a student of Domenico Spinosa. This inherits But its ultimate expression is manifested in the abstractionism, in a channel of continuous research of form and concept that has accompanied him throughout his career and that still vibrates powerfully in his later works. He has held solo exhibitions in Rapallo, Milano, Bolzano, Trento, Frankfurt, Lido di Spina, Ferrara, Lido degli Estensi, Senago and in many other cities in Italy and abroad. He has participated in group shows and art exhibitions in many Italian and foreign cities, including Parma, Milano, Nova Milanese, Stockholm, Frankfurt, Trezzano Sul Naviglio, Sesto San Giovanni, Bolzano. On his paintings they were rejected by authoritative journalists and art critics: Luciano Budigna, Ludovico Magugliani, Gianni Jones, Franco Cajani, Adriano Foschi, Karl Psenner Poggi and many others.all the rich tradition of the Neapolitan painting, which he sums up admirably with the inspiration to his ideals masters of figurative representation: Rembrandt and Wilhelm Liebl. Several reviews have appeared in newspapers and specialized publications of art, such as: The Arts, Catalogue Bolaffi 1972 Invitation to art, HUMANDESIGNER, Il Segno, Il Giorno, Il Resto del Carlino, La Gazzetta di Ferrara, La Nazione. Ludovico Magugliani him wrote: "... The intention of the work of Kadolph is in order to express a sublime harmony emerged from a bloody struggle against. In this way the German painter builds his poetry; poetry that speaks of the highest values of the human spirit, those of beauty and harmony, freedom and superhuman love.. The art work is in a sense the liberation of the creative personality of the author; contemplating it has undergone an intensification, a healthy tension, a sublimation of the feeling, almost a sacrifice, in its Latin sense, sacrum facere, which makes the creative act that is sacred ... ". Luciano Budigna wrote: "... In his pictorial Kadolph, who suffers from an ancestral romantic hinterland, the forms are correct and force emblems: their meaning (which at first may seem mysterious, enigmatic, secret, never to another, ambiguous), their truth and their vitality are ideal integration in a chromatic always perfectly suited to dynamic compositional and structural.