Christian Kosmas Mayer
printed wrappingpaper for EVN AG, 2008
(original: graphic design after a wallpaper from 1848)
40 x 60 cm
Inv. No. XP-12
Christian Mayer’s works transcend the boundaries of specific artistic disciplines or techniques. They often contain references to forgotten historical anecdotes, which the artist makes visible for the present by translating them into a new language.
For the EVN AG Christmas card, he has dedicated himself to a panorama wallpaper of the Zuber company based in
In his graphic approach, Christian Mayer reduces the Romantic opulence of the French wallpaper to its contours.
Wolfgang Kos, 2008 (translation: Wolfgang Astelbauer)Continue reading