ALINA GRASMANN

Born in Munich, Germany (1989). Lives and works in Munich.

 

Alina Grasmann lives and works in Munich, Germany, having studied at the prestigious Academy of Fine Arts in Munich and at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna. Her paintings deal with imaginary, real and emotional places. The West of Eden series (2017) places elements of famous historical paintings inside the industrial architecture of Dia Beacon, the landmark of minimalist art, questioning the dichotomy between artifice and reality. In Paper Town (2018), a series of smaller oils on paper, she depicts the facades of a town that began as a copyright trap - a deliberate typo by map-makers to catch copyright infringement, again using her masterful painting technique to juxtapose fiction and reality. 

 

www.alinagrasmann.com

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Alina Grasmann

31 Women

August 8, 2020 

Father, Where Art Thou

Novum

March 18, 2020

 

NYC Gallery Scene – Highlights through June 24, 2018

HAMPTONSARTHUB

June 18, 2018

Art This Week: Disasters, Morir Soñando, a Different Dia:Beacon

Bedford and Bowery

June 18, 2018​

 

Home for the Heart: Alina Grasmann’s gemalte Topographien

Gallerytalk

August 1, 2017

 

DEUTSCHLAND, DEINE KREATIVEN: DIE KÜNSTLERIN ALINA GRASMANN

NEWNiQ

December 16, 2016

 

Order Paper Town

In Paper Town (2018), a series of smaller oils on paper, Alina Grassman depicts the facades of a town that began as a copyright trap - a deliberate typo by map-makers to catch copyright infringement, using her painting technique to juxtapose fiction and reality. 

 
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