K O H N v.s. K O H N
“Mechanical Figures v.s. Figurative Mechanics
Miami artist, Rudolf Kohn was born in Bogota, Colombia, 1971.
When one first stumbles into the world projected by Kohn, one senses the chilling reminder of H.G. Well’s “Time Machine”, where man’s greed along with the assistance of machinery has destroyed the modern man, taking him back to the world of the “primitive” species dominated by the (Morlocks).
In his work, you can see today’s Morlocks.
His palette is of a true colorist, a true warrior of “claro oscuro”, light and perspective induced by the climate of living in the sub-tropics of Miami. The narrative component has been suppressed , created by creatures and machines condemned to self-destruct.
Stuctured Khaos or Khaotic Structure? Kohn’s paintings, without a doubt, conveys
“The Modern Condition” of today’s man’s conquest and journey of time and destiny.
In his original, genuine language, the artist induces the spectator into a realm of anatomical dis- ease of “heart rate, palpitations, raise in blood pressure thus by the same token injecting a spectrum of ( Euphoric Calmness ) with truth.
In parallel, “His work is of a violence of supreme elegance”.
He has exhibited in museums, and galleries in the U.S and abroad.
His works are in corporate and private collections and has been subject of