« Art is the strategy of attention. »
The German artist Michael Schulze was born in Trier in 1952. From 1975 to 1983 he studied at the University of Arts in Berlin and graduated as a master student of Wolfgang Petrick. In addition to regular work stays in the USA, Russia and China, Michael Schulze lives and works at his sculptor's studio in Roetgen or his etching workshop in Senzke.
Human and nature
Michael Schulze's artistic socialization and the self-determination associated therewith, as well as his teaching endeavors as a professor shine an independent and very intense light on his obsessive attitude towards art. His close relationship with nature stems from his childhood. He grew up surrounded by nature and animals. This bond continues to be reflected in his attitude and his works.Lire la suite
Topics and concepts
With his poetic and critical style, Michael Schulze takes on various topics from the contradictions in art and science, technology and nature characterized by Western society, or the relationship between humans and animals. Based on a kind of archaeological logic as well as the method of collecting and dissecting, he uses his sculptures, drawings and etchings to undertake a poetic transformation of things in order to transpose them into a new formal context.
National and international references
Michael Schulze has exhibited his works in numerous solo and group exhibitions in Berlin, Wiesbaden, Bremen, Aachen (Germany), Los Angeles, Houston, San Francisco (USA), St. Petersburg (Russia), Linz (Austria) or Copenhagen (Denmark). His works are represented in private and museum collections internationally and nationally.Masquer