First institutional solo exhibition in Europe by the American painter Hernan Bas opens at Kunstverein Hannover

HANNOVER.- The Kunstverein Hannover presents the first institutional solo exhibition in Europe by the American painter Hernan Bas (born 1978 in Miami, lives in Detroit). The son of Cuban parents, he grew up in Miami and developed in part large-format paintings depicting fantastic, dreamlike landscapes whose protagonists convey a melancholic romanticism. Hernan Bas, whose work is already represented in numerous public and private collections in the United States and Europe, has evolved a wide-ranging oeuvre within the course of only a few years. His pictures are marked by an exciting combination of fictional landscapes, abstract elements and religious or mythological set pieces. Diverse techniques such as woodcut, silkscreen, airbrush, acrylic and oil painting are superimposed over each other, opening up in the process a wondrous world of