German painter to exhibit at local gallery

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MANCHESTER — German painter Gunter Korus will exhibit paintings from 4:30 to 7 p.m., Oct. 12, at Tilting at Windmills Gallery.

The exhibit, "The Evolution of a Master," features the work of Korus, who at 94, continues to create amazing art.

With minimal worldly exposure and a limited output of work due to the finite detail, Korus paintings are in great demand by knowledgeable collectors. Gunter Korus paintings have been sold exclusively by Tilting at Windmills Gallery for the past 47 years and achieved a success enviable to any artist. He is unknown in the market of auction houses and the metropolis art world but not to collectors, admirers or anyone able to view his work in person.

Korus began his art career in Berlin, and studied watercolor with his father, completing high school at age 15 before going on to study illustration. He then studied under Professor Hans Thaddeus Hoyer, one of the leading masters in Europe at the State Academy of Berlin.

He obtained profound knowledge of the technical aspects in chemical interaction and durability in painting materials by training with leading authorities. After a career start in France, Korus went on to Venezuela for several years that cultivated his lifelong passion for orchids.

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He then moved to the Adirondack Region of New York in 1961 to learn to fish. He bonded with the natural beauty of the Adirondacks and began painting detailed renditions of the surrounding countryside.

Alternately, his classic "old world" museum-quality still life paintings demonstrate an unparalleled ability to capture fine tactile surface qualities.

The subtle shades and shadows in an oriental rug, the warm burnishing on a copper tea kettle, the rugged weathering of an old brick, or the grain and patina of fine wood, are portrayed with such a sense of dimension that they approach being touchable just with your eyes.

Gunter Korus at 94 is an example of the undying passion that artists experience and live for. He has painted several new pieces to display at this very special gala.

You are invited to join us and enjoy the presentation.


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