An Apocalyptic Farmhouse Cupboard - 170 x 75 x 40 cm acrylic on wood

An Apocalyptic Farmhouse Cupboard

One of Haslers most impressive works is this painted cupboard. Traditionally these farmhouse cupboards were decorated with paintings of patron saints or scenes from everyday life. Hasler put a danse macabre into the center field. A voluptuous girl dances opne last dance with Death, while around them everything burns and dies. In the lower center we see the new empress of the devastated world, a praying mantis in the coat of the Mother of God. The smaller fields depict beings who seemingly adapted in time to the new circumstances. 

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