Artwork

Simone Westerwinter
Namensaquarelle, 2001

As a follow-on project to Andy Warhol’s Cars series in the Daimler Art Collection, the artist Simone Westerwinter was commissioned to create a series of 60 name watercolors. Together, they form a ‘portrait’ of the Group as per summer 2001: the names of car models, of board members of that year, of different members of Daimler AG staff produce a multi-colored field that is both abstract and personal. The watercolors reflect on the abstract quality of brands and logos; at the same time, the works are portraits of individuals in terms of their colors. From 110 pure color shades the person portrayed chooses his or her personal favorite color. In the case of the Mercedes-Benz cars, the decision of the majority of customers was chosen – their favorite color in 2001 being silver. Namensaquarelle have a standardized side to them: logotype, format and execution are the same, predefined like the name. With our lives, we individually color our names – as represented by the choice of colors offered by the artist. The watercolor technique brings coincidence and painting moments into play.

Simone Westerwinter

* 1960 Stuttgart, D
Lives and works in Stuttgart, D
more

Related artworks



Commissioned work 44 Artworks

Andy Warhol
Mercedes-Benz Formel-I-Rennwagen W 196 R Stromlinie (1954), 1986
Silkscreen, acrylic on canvas
Andy Warhol
Mercedes-Benz Formel-Rennwagen W 125 (1937), 1986
Silkscreen, acrylic on canvas
Andy Warhol
Benz Coupé Mylord (1901), 1986
Silkscreen, acrylic on canvas

Painting 115 Artworks

close

Shopping cart

Versand und Abwicklung erfolgt über die Bücherbogen am Savignyplatz GmbH in Berlin. Für Fragen zu Bestellungen wenden Sie sich bitte direkt an info@buecherbogen.com Handling and Shipping is done by theBücherbogen am Savignyplatz GmbH in Berlin. For questions regarding your order please contact info@buecherbogen.com directly.
checkout*
* Bestellungen aus der EU sind bei PayPal auch ohne Anmeldung möglich. Sie können dann auch bequem per Bankeinzug oder mit Ihrer Kreditkarte zahlen. Für diese Option klicken Sie bitte auf PayPal und wählen anschließend die Bezahlung "Mit Lastschrift oder Kreditkarte" aus. Buyers from within the EU can use PayPal even without having a PayPal account. Via Paypal you can also check out with direct debit or with your credit card. For this option please click on "Check out with PayPal" and make use of the "Payment by Direct Debit or Credit Card".