Stephan Marienfeld - Biography
The works of the German artist Stephan Marienfeld in monochrome polyester are in figurative tradition. The artist gathers the most diverse objects and brings them together. In his work “Hurricane” Marienfeld encases a hair dryer in polyester, paints and polishes it thereby creating a new hybrid form.
"The round objects in glossy black, white or also in pink are bound together with cords and suggest erotic tension."
Marienfeld’s series of Bondage-Objekte play with the subject of nudity without showing a single human body. The round objects in glossy black, white or also in pink are bound together with cords and suggest erotic tension. The Bondage-Skulpturen by Stephan Marienfeld is about impressionable examples of his work. In various sizes, from small to imposing monumental formats, this series is currently about the peak of his work with the human figure. These sculptures pull the observer in a special way to its impressive and expressive forms. Stephan Marienfeld lets the sculptures speak for themselves self-referentially: which can turn out differently for each observer. The public is tempted to touch the glossy surface in order to communicate with the bodies, to feel them. Marienfeld have models his works with great care, which are characterized by a unique lively effect and downright vitality.
Stephan Marienfeld’s work presents a language of forms with its variety of sculptures and reliefs. His three-dimensional works aren’t only characterized by physical space but also by light. Stephan Marienfeld’s works alternate between representational and abstract art. His sculptures exist first and foremost as a tangible reality in the physical reality of light and space.
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