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The small, fine exhibition ‘Visualisations’ at one of London’s most mystical locations, the over 100-year-old Atlantis Bookshop, shines a new light on the historic ‘Gardner Room’ with its magical ambience.
Ten pencil and ink drawings with accompanying text
Every number has a significance, a specific quality all its own beyond its purely quantitative value.
This is about the single-digit numbers that make up all other numbers, and about their mystical meaning, which I have tried to portray through imagery.
What is the essence of the number one or two… or even zero? What is the meaning of a five-pointed star as opposed to one with six or eight points? Why do we say ‘All good things come in threes’? And when are we in seventh heaven?
The symbolic meaning of numbers is deeply embedded in human consciousness. Let us venture a first look into this mystical, magical realm!
Renate von Charlottenburg
The Berlin artist Renate von Charlottenburg has been drawing since her earliest childhood and has developed a very authentic and distinctive style.
For her, drawing is not an end in itself, but an artistic way to fathom, experience and make visible the essence of things behind external appearances.