Margarete Schrüfer


Margarete Schrüfer has found an unusual way to express herself artistically: she folds paper in the classic origami technique. With Margarete Schrüfer, paper takes on an expanded meaning. In her works, it becomes a material that, through her artful folds, becomes a picture itself as well as, with many small individual parts, an installation that fills a room. She studied at the Nuremberg Academy of Fine Arts as a master student of Ottmar Hörl and has since exhibited her works in art associations, galleries and museums throughout Germany and Europe.

In her work, the conceptual artist deals intensively with nature. By transforming natural forms such as flowers and leaves, she creates exciting irritations in photographs. Schrüfer works in the space between reality and fiction. The staging of her structures, their detail, the accuracy and the sometimes thousands of always identical forms in the installations - she creates all this in highly concentrated, soon contemplative work.

By photographing and superimposing the individual folding steps, she introduces motion blur as another component into the works. Poetic impressions emerge, which charmingly question reality with their multi-layered contents. Margarete Schrüfer's works are never loud, never obtrusive, but sensitive and beautiful.

Selected Works

Sunset in Paradise 2 by Margarete Schrüfer

Sunset in Paradise 2

Photography - 65x52 cm
Sunset in Paradise 1 by Margarete Schrüfer

Sunset in Paradise 1

Photography - 65x52 cm
Frühling in Simulacrum VIII by Margarete Schrüfer

Frühling in Simulacrum VIII

Photography - 88x70 cm
Frühling in Simulacrum II by Margarete Schrüfer

Frühling in Simulacrum II

Photography - 40x32 cm
Frühling in Simulacrum III by Margarete Schrüfer

Frühling in Simulacrum III

Photography - 40x32 cm
Pink Breath 2 by Margarete Schrüfer

Pink Breath 2

Photography - 95x72 cm
Pink Breath 1 by Margarete Schrüfer

Pink Breath 1

Photography - 95x72 cm
Herbst in Simulacrum VI by Margarete Schrüfer

Herbst in Simulacrum VI

Photography - 63x52 cm
Fade 1 by Margarete Schrüfer

Fade 1

Photography - 97x82 cm

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