Photograph of Artist BERTHOLD NEUTZE
BERTHOLD NEUTZE
Nantwich, Chesire - United Kingdom



Original Artworks (8)

Berthold Neutze; Scents Of The Seven Senses, 2012, Original Sculpture Wood, 43 x 30 cm. Artwork description: 241               beechwood, oiled, 2012             ...
Berthold Neutze
Original Wood Sculpture, 2012
43 x 30 cm (16.9 x 11.8 inches)
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Berthold Neutze; Rhythms Of Frost, 2012, Original Sculpture Wood, 27 x 40 cm. Artwork description: 241              beechwood, oiled, 2012            ...
Berthold Neutze
Original Wood Sculpture, 2012
27 x 40 cm (10.6 x 15.7 inches)
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Berthold Neutze; The Return Of The Belly Button, 2012, Original Sculpture Wood, 12 x 30 cm. Artwork description: 241            beechwood, oiled, 2012          ...
Berthold Neutze
Original Wood Sculpture, 2012
12 x 30 cm (4.7 x 11.8 inches)
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Berthold Neutze; Morbus Moralis, 2011, Original Sculpture Wood, 30 x 15 cm. Artwork description: 241           beechwood, oiled, 2010         ...
Berthold Neutze
Original Wood Sculpture, 2011
30 x 15 cm (11.8 x 5.9 inches)
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Berthold Neutze; Complain If You Want, 2010, Original Sculpture Wood, 10 x 14 cm. Artwork description: 241         beechwood, oiled, 2010       ...
Berthold Neutze
Original Wood Sculpture, 2010
10 x 14 cm (3.9 x 5.5 inches)
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Berthold Neutze; Last Call For Umberto, 2010, Original Sculpture Wood, 22 x 30 cm. Artwork description: 241       beechwood, oiled, 2010     ...
Berthold Neutze
Original Wood Sculpture, 2010
22 x 30 cm (8.7 x 11.8 inches)
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Berthold Neutze; Why She Couldnt Stay, 2010, Original Sculpture Wood, 21 x 37 cm. Artwork description: 241      beechwood, oiled, 2010    ...
Berthold Neutze
Original Wood Sculpture, 2010
21 x 37 cm (8.3 x 14.6 inches)
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Berthold Neutze; Dont Argue With Me, 2010, Original Sculpture Wood, 22 x 24 cm. Artwork description: 241     beechwood, oiled, 2010   ...
Berthold Neutze
Original Wood Sculpture, 2010
22 x 24 cm (8.7 x 9.4 inches)
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Artist Statement

Artists Statement Art from wood is either turned (pretty bowl), roughly hewed (pure artistic laziness) or from selected ugliness regarding to the choice of wood. The flashy the material the less you see the sloppy work of the artist… Why do I use wood after all? Besides hard and splintery beechwood? The work is risky and tedious, demands concentration and sensitivity for the material’s structure - thus a challenge for craftmanship. Together with the subtle texture and unexitedly tint of beechwood that makes it to my favourite material. Beechwood allows undisguised view towards the form language. The shiny smooth surface means a distance to „harsh“ nature to me. The outcoming piece is a picture, not copy. The tactile dimension. There is this invitation to the spectator to touch it, to feel the inherent warmth of wood, to feel out the incorporated strings and muscles to append another dimension to his phantasy. Subject follows function. My abstract -, as well as the anthropo- and zoomorphic sculptures emerge from the curiosity what other structures evolution could find - or improve - to add another niche in nature. I mostly work without preceding drawings und start to work unintentionally; the „idea“ evolves during the progress - the work is the result of an undetermined process that is condensed to an aim quite late. title. „no title“ is so valid how it is boring and often disappointing for the spectator (who besides is peeking to the labels for a helping hint towards the intention of the artist). My ...