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Bodo Korsig

The power of asked yet unanswered questions is immense. His forms may connote an object, an idea, a sense of time or place but their abstract nature will almost certainly lead each viewer down a different, and meaningful path. Maintaining this abstract stance is doubly complicated by the artist’s sparing use of language. Korsig’s 2006 aluminum wall construction, ‚erase your past‘ is a cloud of conundrums. Is this a command or a plea? Would you, the viewer, want to? Is it an impossibility, to erase one’s past? Can we by implication erase our future? The draw is there, the lure of transformation by means of art. We learn most in life when we are asked to think, one of the great dynamics of abstraction.

Catherine Lee 2006