Freiwillig allein (Auf unser schönes Leben). 2020. Acrylic on paper. Lower right signed and dated. Signed, dated and titled on the reverse. On light board. 140 x 100 cm (55.1 x 39.3 in), the full sheet. [CH].
• The colorful, large-format figure representations by Elvira Bach celebrate a self-confident, emancipated type of woman. • With her portraits of women Elvira Bach achieved international fame as early as in the 1980s. • In the 1980s, she and Rainer Fetting, Salomé, Luciano Castelli and Helmut Middendorf belonged to the inner circle of Berlin's "Junge Wilde". • In 1982 she took part in documenta 7 in Kassel. • Today the artist's work is represented in important collections, among them the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Deutsche Bank Collection and the Städtische Galerie, Wolfsburg.