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Madeline von Foerster  New York, NY

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Madeline von Foerster was born to German-Austrian parents and raised in San Francisco. She uses historic iconography, as well as the meticulous painting techniques of the Old Masters, to tackle modern-day subjects, such as environmentalism.

Foerster is worried about where modern culture is headed, but she believes there is still time to make a new myth. And if something is worth saying, it is worth the time it takes to paint. The detail and luminosity of her paintings are intended for slow deliberation.

Her work has been exhibited in Germany and the United States.


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Jenn m

03.02.2014 @ 6:48 AM

I think she has put a lot of creative emotion into this piece!

Cecilia

04.22.2011 @ 5:33 AM

I love her ideas,the skill,the look of her work, but I agree with another below there is too much 'reason' headwork here,no instinct/flow I can't 'feel' it.yet.Too conscious.

Her picture of the saartje bartman in the chest though had real emotion and instnct.She is a great painter.

Gioras

02.25.2011 @ 7:04 AM

amazing

Starscreech69

02.10.2011 @ 5:50 PM

Very interesting. i love them.

Dino

02.06.2011 @ 9:26 AM

I agree with Paulina M The faces are beautifully done! Thee proportion,the hands and the FEELING missed their mark.

Eddie d west

01.19.2011 @ 3:19 PM

Like this art

Amber

01.18.2011 @ 1:09 AM

btw.. kinda reminds me of the grudge... SCARY MOVIE!!!!

Amber

01.18.2011 @ 1:07 AM

is she drilling something in to her head?!?! kinda scary.. but REALLY good!!

Maurecia

01.17.2011 @ 9:36 PM

i really like the frist pic to me it says if u keep hiding ur feelings or wat u think it will hurt u

Marie

01.17.2011 @ 9:27 PM

remarkable work i love it

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