The paintings of Wendelin Wohlgemuth are complex, distinct, and tend towards the photographic. The incredible likeness to the individuals he paints translate off the canvas in an arresting manner which magnetizes the viewer. Through the intense attention to detail, to the vast black backgrounds unto which the figures are set, to the sporadic yet intentional pops of color, Wohlgemuth’s paintings displays a rare sense and understanding of those he chooses to paint. Wendelin Wohlgemuth is a German-American artist currently residing in Washington state. He received his BA from Washington University in Fine Art and Philosophy in 2013.