Essential to Petra Rös-Nickel's work is colour, that the artist layers, then scratches, rubs and paints over again slowly creating a patchwork of texture and rich colours.
Petra Rös-Nickel shapes her painting into compositional subjects, her work can be put into different categories such as “patchwork”, “windows” and “oscillating lines”. Essential is the color space presented in multiple layers that offers the beholder access to more profound color planes, depending on the detail. These details or scratchings and rubbings lead to various elements of tension, such as “patchwork” or harmonious-contemplative forms (“windows”). Mostly established on large-sized tables of colors and directed towards one color world, the artist‘s oil paintings develop an energetic impact on the space they‘re displayed in, conveying her joy of life and self-c ...
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