Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse i-iv (2007)

Posted on Jun 6, 2017


Title of Piece:
Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse i-iv (2007)
Artist:
AWST, Manon & WALTHER, Benjamin
ID Number:
3030
Acquisition Number:
795
Acquisition Number (Sub):
0
Additional Information:
Artists Notes:

Benjamin Walther studied Art History and Philosophy in Berlin and was a theatrical director before working as a visual artist. Manon Awst is from North Wales and studied Art at Coleg Menai,Bangor and Architecture in Cambridge University. They met in Berlin and live and work together between North Wales and Germany.
Their installations and performances fuse the personal myths and fundamental themes of human existence.
The ‘Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse’ are studies for a large scale tryptych depicting a war scenario. They make reference to the book of Revelation and the destructive powers of Conqyest, War, Famine and Death.

Town:
Cardiff
Location of Art:
Y Senedd Bae Caerdydd
Buyer:
Lord Ellis Thomas
Medium of Art:
Painting
Dimensions:
50.8x50.8
Year of Purchase:
2008
Copyright Notes:

Mannon Awst & Benjamin Walther