In 1999, Kurt Märzhäuser showed Norbert Klora’s artworks in an exclusive single exhibition. He generated a lot of attention for the Prefigurations and presented the artist’s journey with this extensive catalog.
At the opening of his gallery in 1989, Kurt Märzhäuser presented to the audience the artworks of Martin Disler and Norbert Klora, two of his favorites in terms of modern painting. You will find the artworks documented in the catalog.
The exhibition Kreuz und quer (Criss-cross) was shown at a very special location – in the monastery church in Wittenburg. The artists – Norbert Klora and Fritz Dommel – made good use of the high ceilings. Norbert Klora’s almost 20ft-high piece‚ Martyr’s Cross, was part of the exhibition and you will find it documented in the catalog.
In 2000, the Josef Nisters Gallery presented contemporary artworks of Norbert Klora in Speyer – an old imperial city with 2000-year-old Roman origins. Norbert Klora created a lithograph especially for this exhibition with the cathedral of Speyer as its main theme.
In summer 1999, the Italian art accociation Orizzonti d’Europa presented prefigurative paintings of Norbert Klora. The exhibition brought together several artists from Italy, Russia, Germany, Poland, Bosnia, Georgia and France. They showed their artworks in the very beautiful surroundings of Palazzo Libera in Villa Lagarina, Italy.
As part of a touring exhibition entitled Segnali artistici dall ‘Europe, a group of European artists presented their work. ARCI del Trentino invited Norbert Klora to present his series of works known under the title Fascists Portraits. The catalog shows Klora’s contribution to this project.
In 1996, Norbert Klora showed his paintings in this group show. The project was initiated by the art association Kunstverein Neustadt. It brought together various pieces of modern art and presented them to a wider audience. The catalog was published for the exhibition.
In 1984 and 1985 Norbert Klora travelled through Australia for several months. During this trip he created a lot of drawings – inspired by the incredibly diverse nature, his meetings with the Aborigines, and the on-road and off-road adventures. This catalog is as spontaneous as a sketchbook.
In 1987, Norbert Klora presented his very modern artworks in the historical heart of the city of Goslar. It was once the guildhall of the Guild of Cloth Merchants. Nowadays, it is home to the imperial palace of Goslar and a perfect place to show contemporary art in a traditional setting.
In 2003, the Italian art accociation ARCI del Trentino showed a retrospective of European artists. Norbert Klora presented a series of works entitled The Millionaire is Everywhere which is part of the catalog.
What connects the painting of such fundamentally different artistic temperaments as Norbert Klora, Lothar Neumann and Martin Sander? It is the term Prefigurative painting (Präfigurative Malerei), first used by Kurt Märzhäuser in this exhibition in 1992. Kurt Märzhäuser is a gallery owner and art historian. Curious? Read more about it in this catalog.