What's usually hidden with shame and prudery, is shown in his works and even if we can't clearly identify any context, those scenes remain vulnerable and familiar.

Tim Eitel, Hunger, oil on canvas, 2009, courtesy Galerie Eigen + Art Leipzig/Berlin e The Pace Gallery , ph. Uwe Walter. 

Tim Eitel's is a photographic point of view, and this is also because it does come from photographies; in his paintings the artist invites the viewer directly into the scene but - in his words - there's not one artwork, but as many as are the people looking at the painting and making it their own.

The music that goes with the interview is taken from the album What remains in a breath by Massimo Berizzi published under Creative Commons by 51beats.net netlabel.

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