his un-orthodox use of the camera Andreas
Horvath achieves abstract pictures that seem
to derive more from the Fine Arts, namely from Abstract
Expressionism, than from photography. Photographic viewpoints
are deliberately dismissed. Sharpness and clarity of the
depicted object (from the beginning - and still today -
a strong argument for photography), do not exist in his
leaves are stripped of their physical appearance. Instead
their simplified forms resemble brush strokes, their dissolved
silhouettes are reminiciant of a meddled watercolor. The
versatile natural forms and colors are suspended in a blurred,
often monochrome surface.
does not try to conceal the photographic origin of his pictures.
Neither does he experiment with different types of film,
nor during the processing stage. All the pictures featured
in the series were taken in natural light and with 35mm
daylight film. The series features 25 images which reflect
the natural process of photography in a natural environment.
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