Oil on canvas
171 x 230cm
Art Month Sydney Group Show
Rejoining the Land - New iron and aluminium assemblages
Ingo has sometimes been unjustly marginalized by the shadow of other artists who also worked with found materials, such as Rosalie Gascoigne, with whom he had been friends since the 1970s. The Australian art world, in my observation now over 21 years, often selects for prominence and market advantag ...
The works collected together for this exhibition are built up from sheets of corrugated iron, but the subject of Unearthed, the valued text, is the inscription of life. Kleinert has gleaned the patinas and rusts of experience. He has sifted time and offers these gleanings for contemplation.
Melbourne Art Fair 2008
Multiplex - Group exhibition
The word Reconciliation can hardly be uttered in Australia without hearing the echo of loss that defines the experience of its Indigenous people. Ingo Kleinert has unreconciled aspects to his own history, some with an autochthonous basis while others are implicit in his art. He is intent upon resolu ...
Ingo Kleinert’s artwork is about land, place and memory. For some time now he has worked with old weathered corrugated iron – material which is central to the meaning and aesthetic of his work. Above all these man-made landscapes speak of time and place and their relationship with history and me ...