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Iris Schomaker

Born in 1973

Lives and works in Berlin, Germany

Overview

Iris Schomaker's distinctive style of figuration is intricately intertwined with abstraction, employing bold graphic forms and composite anthropomorphism. Her radical approach to figurative-abstraction incorporates collected samples of visual culture, such as photographs, newspaper clippings, and ephemera from her studio that serve as references for grounding her figures in reality. The influence of Chinese and Japanese ink drawing and wood prints, as well as European artists like Henri Matisse,...Read more