Helicopter, Hardback Book


Memory as a dynamic process has been the underlying theme of Sabine Moritz s drawings and paintings since the early 1990s.

In her work the Cologne-based artist has captured remembered images from her childhood in the GDR; drawn flower compositions; and in recent years has engaged with the motif of war.

This publication presents Moritz s latest work: a collection of drawings and paintings of helicopters created between 2002 and 2013.

The Helicopter series has arisen from Moritz s interest in the shift in their symbolic meaning.

They are based on images of helicopters from newspapers and television that the artist transferred into her own language.The outcome is a series of beautiful drawings and paintings that range from objective depictions of helicopters to more poetic compositions.

The works are accompanied by poems by Adam Zagajewski and Friedrich Holderlin, alongside a text by Hans Ulrich Obrist.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 136 pages, 76 Illustrations, unspecified
  • Publisher: Heni Publishing
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Art & design styles: from c 1960
  • ISBN: 9780993010309



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