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Hoenich, Paul Konradlocked


Israeli, 20th century, male.

Born 1907, in Vienna.

Painter, installation artist.

Kinetic Art.

Paul Konrad Hoenich felt that his fauvist paintings did not succeed in representing light as he wished, and so embarked on the creation of works in which there would be movement deriving from the known course of the sun and the chance variations of the wind. He based his procedures on observations made at the Mount Carmel observatory near Haifa. He built a special installation for collecting rays of light which he called ...

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