Sybille Kroos, Sergio Maina, Frank Sämmer, and Ulrike Zilly: art works, on show at P orto Ceresio, on the Italian shores of Lake Lugano, 26 August-4 September 2011

Subject: Sybille Kroos, Sergio Maina, Frank Sämmer, and Ulrike Zilly: art works, on show at Porto Ceresio, on the Italian shores of Lake Lugano, 26 August-4 September 2011

Running from 26 August to 4 September, 2011 in the exhibition space attached to the Library (Biblioteca Comunale) of Porto Ceresio, on the Italian shores of Lake Lugano, this show — organized by Galerie Tedden, Düsseldorf, Germany http://www.galerie-tedden.de — features the work of Sergio Maina, Frank Sämmer, Sybille Kroos, and Ulrike Zilly.

Sergio Maina was born in 1913, in Caslano, a small town on the Swiss shores of Lake Lugano just metres away from Lavena, on the Italian side of the Lake. For more on Sergio Maina, who died in 1933, see http://www.maina-sergio.ch/frameset.html

Sergio Maina painted many landscapes of the area around Caslano and Maliaso. He also executed a number of portraits. His works are included in the collections of, among others, the Museo Cantonale di Arte in Lugano, the Swiss Confederation in Berne, the Museo d’Arte in Mendrisio, and the Museo della Pesca in Caslano.

Frank Sämmer was born in Frankenberg/Eder, in 1947, and graduated from the State Academy of Art in Düsseldorf in 1978. Further examples of his work can be seen here: http://www.artnet.com/artists/frank-s%C3%A4mmer/biography-links/

Sybille Kroos was born in Bottrop, Germany, and graduated from the State Academy of Art in Düsseldorf, where she studied under Professor AR Penck. Sybille Kroos was one of the exhibitors in Peter Tedden’s last show in Porto Ceresio. This took place in July 2009. Consisting of views of Porto Ceresio, the show was — not too surprisingly — entitled Libro degli ospiti: vista sul lago.

After Porto Ceresio, Sybille Kroos’ work can be seen at the Muratcentoventidue-Artecontemporanea gallery, 122B Via Gioacchino Murat, in Bari, Puglia. Entitled Beauty Within The Banal, the exhibition runs from 9 September to 20 October 2011 . Further details here: http://puglialive.net/home/news_det.php?nid=46376. More information on the work of Sybille Kroos here: http://galerie-tedden.de/kroos1.html.

Ulrike Zilly is from Oberhausen, Germany. More of her work can be seen at the City Museum in Düsseldorf until 18 September, at a solo show entitled Heimatsatlas. Ulrike Zilly exhibited at Porto Ceresio during the last show organized there by Peter Tedden.This was entitled Libro degli Ospiti-vista sul Lago and ran from 17-26 July, 2009. Further information on Ulrike Zilly is available on her site: http://www.ulrike-zilly.de.

Next up on the 2010/2011 programme of art exhibits at Porto Ceresio Library is:

9-18 September 2011: paintings, drawings, and illustrations by Mike Snyder
23 September-2 October 2011: Views of the Varese area, paintings by Sergio Pegoraro
8-16 October 2011: Lights, colors, and emotions, paintings by Maria Luisa Pozzen and Luisa Mainardi

For details of the entire programme of the 2010/2011 season of art shows at the Biblioteca Comunale, in Porto Ceresio (Varese), on the Italian shores of Lake Lugano, see: http://goo.gl/eCNxM.

For more information on Porto Ceresio, known as the Last Town in Italy, since the Swiss border lies just 2km away, see http://goo.gl/NBRGF.

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