layered emotions:
the works of Bettina Hachmann

Hirmer publishing company | Authors: Katrin Boskamp-Priever, Dieter Ronte, Elmar Zorn
Text: German / English | 160 pages | 90 illustrations in colour | 24 × 28 cm, bound


24 Sept - 7 Nov 2021

Kunstverein Bad Nauheim
[Art Association ]

Painting on canvas and paper and an installation Solo exhibition at Kunstvereien Bad Nauheim, in the spacious rooms of the gallery in the Trinkkuranlage Vernissage: 24.09.2021,
7 pm in the rooms of the gallery in the Trinkkuranlage.
More information will follow shortly.

Further works can be found
at the following galleries:

Gallery Bernd Bentler
Friedrichstraße 53, 53111 Bonn

Gallery Schürmann
Moerser Staße 252, 47475 Kamp-Lintfort

Gallery Overhead



"The image is not a complete fact, but something that is constantly evolving to help us make new discoveries It must always say something and reflect the intensity of its creation, so that it will still speak to us later. The more the artist has invested, the more we as recipients benefit from it."

Emil Schumacher "Leben in der Malerei"

Conversations and texts, Hatje und Cantz


This intensity is decisive for me in the creation of my paintings.


Intensive, challenging and multi-layered - this is how they become mirrors of living one’s life for me!



more: about me

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"The paintings of Bettina Hachmann are rather herself, a mirror of the artist, figure, landscape, colour on canvas, order and chaos as well as the desire to celebrate again and again the process of emotions through the painted picture."

"As elusive, supersensuous manifestations of a supremely autonomous and intellectually charged aesthetic, as perplexing as they are palpable, they have the power to carry the graphic and painterly tradition of the canon into the future in a way that is not just intelligible, but exciting."

"In Hachmann’s case, moreover, there is not just the refinement of subtly staggered lines and fine, spidery webs, but also a narrative and dramatic complexity ..."

Dr. Christian Krausch Extract from a catalogue preface
Dr. Elmar Zorn Extract from the Introduction form the Book
Layer by Layer, Hirmerverlag, (Munich 2021)
Prof. Dr. Dieter Ronte Extract from: Where to Position
Bettina Hachmann’s Works in
Contemporary Art (Bonn 2021)



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