About paintings, papers and pigeonholes

Oscar Bronner, 2013

I remember getting a request from an Austrian paper over 30 years ago, which wanted to interview me as part of a series of articles about professional dropouts. At this point, I had founded and sold trend, a business magazine, and profil, a news magazine, and had moved to New York to paint. Back then, I replied that I don’t fit into the series; I didn’t see myself as a publisher who dropped out, but rather ...

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Oscar Bronner's flower paintings

Dieter Ronte, 1981

The canvas lies on the floor, its edges taped down. Diluted acrylic paint is squirted onto the canvas. All paint necessary to make the picture goes on at once. All the colors are primary and are mixed on the canvas by Bronner in a painterly process to form ...

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