Galerie Max Hetzler Berlin is pleased to present the exhibition RELOAD with new paintings by Ida Ekblad, on view at Bleibtreustrasse 45. This is the artist’s first solo exhibition with Galerie Max Hetzler. The bold use of colour and form, the dynamics of composition and the attentive dealing with different materials give Ida Ekblad’s works a distinct vibrancy and spontaneity. Expressive, impulsive gestures dominate her canvases. Bringing ideas of rhythms and rhymes to mind, these twisted and winding lines indicate the artist’s strong interest in music and poetry. The constant shift between abstract forms and figurative elements – faces, human-like figures as well as letters – creates a momentum of visual impressions that is hardly tangible at first sight. In her works, Ekblad includes a wide variety of art historical and pop cultural references. The practice of artist groups like CoBrA and the

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