REINHOLD PONESCH

Photo: Christian Holzknecht
Photo: Christian Holzknecht

 

Reinhold Ponesch was born in Bregenz, Austria. He lives in Vienna and he is also working in his studio in New York.

 

He started painting during his time in the anti-terrorist unit Cobra and decided

2009 to live only for art. His paintings were exhibited at international art fairs

like SIAF - SALZBURG, FINE ART BEJING, ART MARBELLA, SHANGHAI ART FAIR, ART TAIPEH

and the ART AUSTRIA at the Leopold Museum.

 

In 2013 he was chosen for the prestigious Kapsch Art Award.

 

Furthermore, Reinhold Ponesch is also working on installations, objects and performances.

He is a storyteller and an international speaker as well. 


EXHIBITIONS

2019 

GEDANKEN-EXPERIMENT, District4Art, Vienna

SOMMERKUNSTFEUERWERK, District4Art, Vienna

RENDEZ-VOUS, Marco Simonis, Vienna

 

2018

SPOOR, PILOTENKUECHE, Leipzig

SPEECH BUBBLE, Alte Handelsschule, Leipzig 

RUTSCHBAHN, Krudebude, Leipzig

I ACCEPT THE COOKIES, PING PONG, Leipzig

MAPPING MY THOUGHTS, Gallery HOLLEREI, Vienna

CHAPTER VI, ArtRoom strictly HERRMANN, Vienna

 

2017

ART AFTER DARK, Mon Amie, Vienna

MY FUR OF THE WORLD, The Royal Society of American Art, New York

CHANGING WORLD, Stadtgalerie Ternitz, Lower Austria

LIVING DIVERSITY, Galerie im Wohnsalon Schwertgasse, Vienna

 

2016

MY SPACE TO LIVE, Kunstraum,Klosterneuburg

CITY OF DREAMS, Ringstraßen Galerien, Vienna

OPERN APOTHEKE, Kärntner Straße, Vienna

INTERNATIONALE APOTHEKE, Schwarzenbergplatz, Vienna

ART GOES INTERIOR, Design Roche Bobois, Vienna

BIG MAMA, Williamsburg, New York

2015

COMING HOME, Williamsburg, New York

INTERNATIONALE APOTHEKE, Schwarzenbergplatz, Vienna

GALERIE UNIK.AT, Vienna

CHALLERY, Fund Art, Vienna

FIGURALE AS:PEKTE, ART Trierenberg (Privatsammlung),

Tann Papier Traun

SOTHEBY´s Benefizauktion für das Hospiz am Rennweg, Vienna

 

 

ART FAIRS

2019

SIAF SALZBURG INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR

 

2014

ART AUSTRIA, LEOPOLD MUSEUM

 

2012

FINE ART BEIJING

ART MARBELLA

SHANGHAI ART FAIR

ART TAIPEH 



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I find the expression of my art gripping whena certain turmoil is being carried, when a world is being reflected which sometimes seems like an unfinished imagery and doesn’t seem to have arrived.

Image spaces, expressive, dynamic and uncontrolled brushstrokes are as important as well as fine graphical elements and unreadable texts.

 

So I developed for myself a free, gestural and dynamic painting in complete detachment as its own picture language, which allows

my excessive abstraction and also sometimes animates me to political works.

 

Driven by inspiration I stimulate my thoughts until they seem clear and have merged with my body. That turns then into an immediate and authentic artwork. This provides my artistic process with the  freedom to develop the work in a way which reflects my authentic expression. In my artistic creation I love to experiment and to exceed limits, on the canvas, in installation and in performances.

 

The observer of my art should discover a "Vastness" of possibilities of interpretation to allow him his own Mind Games and Thought-Experiments."   (Reinhold Ponesch)


REINHOLD PONESCH

Studio New York:

Brooklyn, New York 11211

 

© Reinhold Ponesch 2019

 

Studio Vienna:

1110 Vienna, Austria