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The painted picture is something shimmering that could be everywhere. I'm interested in all the places the painted picture turns up in our life."⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ I sat down with @johann.koenig for the first episode his @podimo podcast series "Was mit Kunst" to discuss the early years becoming a painter and what inspired me on my way.⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ It all leads to the question: how can a painting be part of our life today.⠀ ⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ Photo 1⁠⠀ Katharina Grosse, Untitled, 1987, oil on paper⁠⠀ Photo 2⁠⠀ Barbara Grosse, Quast, dry-point etching on canvas, 40x50cm⁠⠀ Photo 3⁠⠀ Théodore Géricault, The Raft of the Medusa, 1818-19, oil on canvas, 490x716cm, Louvre, Paris⁠⠀ Photo 4⁠⠀ Katharina Grosse, Untitled, 1983 encaustic on wood, 168x158cm⁠⠀ Photo5⁠⠀ Gotthard Graubner, Snippet from "Farb-Raum-Körper" by Tilman Urbach⁠⠀ Photo 6⁠⠀ Katharina Grosse, 1992, Studio shot during artist residency at Villa Romana, Italy⁠⠀ Photo 7⁠⠀ Marcia Hafif, Table of Pigments (Six selected paintings will be exhibited), 1991⁠⠀ Photo 8⁠⠀ Psycholustro - The Warehouse, 2014, acrylic on wall and various objects, Philadelphia, USA⁠⠀ Photo 9⁠⠀ Sophie Calle & Paul Auster, Gotham Handbook, 1999⁠⠀ Photo 10⁠⠀ Katharina Grosse, It Wasn't Us, 2020, acrylic on floor, polystyrene and bronze, 700x2,550x5,600 cm, Berlin, Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart⁠⠀