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|WALL HALL #9 September 2004|
"Wall Hall: Contemporary Art Does Not Exist"
On Thursday September 16 2004 at 5pm Telestar International presents WALL HALL, the culmination of four weeks for continuous painting by artists Bert Hewener- Esenherz and David Hinnebusch. On Sunday September 19th 2004 a film documenting the four weeks and reception which will include live performances of music, film, food and fashion by special guests will be shown. The remaining un-sold work will then be destroyed. The only witness left will be the documentary film "Wall Hall."
Start of the project:
August 23rd 2004
September 16th 2004 8 PM- 11PM
September 19th 2004
Wall Hall is an art project. The purpose is for audience to visualize the definition of ART. Since 1993, Bert Hewener- Esenherz has continued to fight the term of contemporary art”.
progressive process by itself in order to express the momentary thought or feeling
in a most unique manner is art." (Esenherz 1993)
If his claimed definition
of ART is correct, then the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) needs to change
their name to Museum of the Contemporary Witness of Art (MOTCWOA). The WALL
HALL is a performance where a collaboration of artists shows the process of
art. The produced artwork builds the illusion of a complex installation. The
daily progress of the work and all connected stories will be captured on video.
The Wall Hall project found first recognition in Berlin 1994, Zuerich in 1995,
London 1995, Amsterdam 1996, Stuttgart 1997, New York 1998, Brooklyn 1999/ 2000
and in Los Angeles in 2002.
is a Berlin born New York painter and filmmaker. He graduated visual arts at
the Academy of Muenster in 1992. His paintings and movies are entirely dedicated
to the expression of daily live in urban invireoment of Brooklyn and Manhattan.
In 2001 Bert walked a large painting (7x5 ft) from New York to Denver, Co. He
covered a distance 0f 2023 miles in 93 days. The purpose of his journey was
to help people discover the artist within themselves, as well as, to support
local artists throughout the country. His paintings are in collections of people
in the US, Canada, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, South Africa, Japan, China, Australia,
Germany, Spain, UK, France, Holland, Switzerland, Italy, Belgium, Luxemburg,
Denmark, Sweden, Russia, Austria, Israel and Lybia.
born in Pittsburgh, PA. in 1964, moved from Tanzania, East Africa to Los Angeles
in 1968 and except for living in East Africa an additional year in 1970, has
lived and worked on the West-side of Los Angeles since. A creator from childhood,
Hinnebusch has made music, film, books, now a clothing line and in the last
ten years a huge body of paintings which recently have found their way into
the collections of people and non- people internationally. Through showing and
selling on Oceanfront Walk in Venice, California, Hinnebusch continues to follow
his own path making art and has been rewarded handsomely for the effort. As
for Wall Hall "I'm very excited to go paint with Bert- he's a real New
York artist - I guess I'll be serving Hinnebiscuits at Wall Hall."
David Hinnebusch Artworks ©1994- 2017 David Hinnebusch