Monumental, amusingly absurd and sexually suggestive are the words used by Konrad Klapheck (born Düsseldorf, 1935) to describe his work which combines elements of realism, Surrealism and Pop art. The painter and graphic artist is best known for taking everyday objects as subject matter, and rendering them in stark, objective ways. Typewriters, showers, water taps, telephones, sewing machines, irons—all are items that have featured… Read more
About the artwork
Somehow Konrad Klapheck transforms the humble faucet into a powerful if absurd object of wonder. Best known for his realistic depictions of everyday objects, his precise and strangely isolated works are charged with psychological tension.