Armin Völckers and Maxwell Dunlop
November 5th 2020 – January 16th 2021
In the current two-person exhibition janinebeangallery shows landscapes by Armin Völckers and Maxwell Dunlop. Both artists have mastered the genre in their respective ways by creating ambiences of peculiar gravity, spaces which narrate with suspense on the one hand and reveal a wide, calm timelessness on the other hand.
Maxwell Dunlop, born in 1983, grew up on the coast of southern New England. He studied painting at the Art Institute of Boston and received a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts from 2001-2005. He lives and works in the USA and Berlin. His works are shown notably in America and Germany.
Armin Völckers was born in 1963 in Berlin and grew up in Rio de Janeiro before he returned to Germany. From 1983 to 1988 he studied Visual Arts at the UdK Berlin.
Beside painting Armin Völckers has also worked as a screenwriter, film director and producer of animated series for children. His debut feature film „Leroy“ won the German Film Prize (Lola) for „Best Children‘s Film“ and „Best Musical Score“. Armin Völckers is a member of the German Film Academy.
Armin Völckers‘ paintings are part of international private and public collections such as The World Bank (Washington DC), HypoVereinsbank (Unicredit), Schering AG (Berlin), Sir Paul McCartney, Patricia Highsmith (Estate).