Winterausstellung

26.Nov - 14.Feb 2015

After very successful appearances at the art fairs ART.FAIR Cologne 2014 and art KARLSRUHE 2014 we present in this year's winter exhibition the fair highlights of our gallery artists Olivier Aubry, Michael Dohr, Alfred Haberpointner, Josef Hirthammer and Leszek Skurski.

Alfred Haberpointner

OHNE TITEL

Spruce wood & stain

170 x 170 cm

Alfred Haberpointner

OHNE TITEL

Aspen wood & stain

39 x 19 x 28 cm

Josef Hirthammer

10 BLACK

Graphite pencil on canvas

200 x 150 cm

€ 16.000,00

Josef Hirthammer

DIE ZARTEN WEISSEN

White pencil on cardboard

48 x 68 cm

€ 6.000,00

Josef Hirthammer

ENGELSKOPF

Cast stone

50 x 40 x 30 cm

€ 3.000,00

Josef Hirthammer

Flower 106

Pencil, acrylic on canvas

70 x 50 cm

€ 3.900,00

Josef Hirthammer

LEBERBLUMEN

Photo, wax on wood

60 x 40 x 10 cm

€ 3.900,00

Josef Hirthammer

NEARLY WHISTERED

Colored pencil on canvas

80 x 60 cm

€ 4.500,00

Josef Hirthammer

NELLA

Photo, wax on wood

40 x 30 x 10 cm

€ 2.900,00

Josef Hirthammer

WHITE ONE

Photo, wax on wood

75 x 50 x 15 cm

€ 4.500,00

Josef Hirthammer

WIESENKOPF

Photo, wax on wood

75 x 50 x 15 cm

€ 4.500,00

Michael Dohr

PLAYA DE FUFU

Oil, acrylic, spray on canvas

120 x 300 cm

€ 12.000,00

Olivier Aubry

BABYLONE

Oil on canvas

146 x 114 cm

€ 4.600,00

Olivier Aubry

HENRI VIII

Oil on canvas

146 x 114 cm

€ 4.600,00

Olivier Aubry

PARIS DOW JONES

Oil on canvas

146 x 114 cm

€ 4.600,00

Olivier Aubry

POCO FORTE

Oil on canvas

138 x 114 cm

€ 4.600,00

Olivier Aubry

WEEK TWO

Oil on canvas

146 x 114 cm

€ 4.600,00

Olivier Aubry

The art of the artist Olivier Aubry, who lives and works in Lille, oscillates between the boundaries of painting and drawing. Drawing was always a medium that provided him with a starting point. He describes it as his "daily exercise", which underlines the spontaneous character of his works. Each picture has its own harmoniously balanced color combination. By allowing deeper layers of color to remain visible at the edges of the canvas, an exciting interpretive field of positive and negative space emerges. This gives the drawings the appearance of engravings that have been etched onto the canvas. Oliver Aubry's works create dialogues between linear forms. Because of the ephemerality and complexity of our globalized society, he wants to create a counterbalance and something that lasts. His goal is to crystallize an essence. In order to achieve this, he utilizes a universally comprehensible, almost childlike, anti-perfectionist visual language.


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Michael Dohr

The relationship between man and nature is the central aspect of Michael Dohr’s work. In his often large-scale works, he addresses the merging of nature and technology. While considering this central theme, he works in an exciting alternation between abstraction and figuration. This is accompanied by deliberately contrasting pictorial elements, which are executed in a photorealistic manner, and non-representational, gesturally applied color sections. Grisaille elements that convey a metallic coolness are accompanied by bold colors and are unmistakably influenced by street art. Between the stencils, paste ups, and graffiti, the viewer can identify brushstrokes that reveal a dynamic application of paint. The paint drips and blots follow the principle of coincidence, and all the pictorial elements together evoke an emotional intensity by referencing the essential intention of street art: the disruption of public order as an indication of injustice.


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Alfred Haberpointner

Salzburg-born sculptor Alfred Haberpointner creates wooden sculptures that oscillate between an abstract, geometric form and a figurative image. With his work series spanning over the last two decades, Haberpointner proves how he has innovatively dealt with wooden materials and freed himself from the roots of craft-based, naturalistic wooden sculpture. In his "chopped images," he gives the wooden material an intense presence through systematic, rhythmic sections, which emerge through close observation and exploration of the textured surfaces and result in a dance between light and shadow. He is concerned with form in his works, particularly in the treatment of wood in all possible nuances and shadings. In each of his artworks, one can see the traces of the work process: Haberpointner subjects his reliefs and sculptures to a powerful, mechanical work process that leaves traces on the works. Through beating, chopping, and burning, textures emerge that give the works a relief-like surface, which lacks any mathematical precision and exudes a special aura. Alfred Haberpointner is represented in major art collections, such as the Würth Collection.


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Josef Hirthammer

Josef Hirthammer has been working as a visual artist for over 40 years. His œuvre is extremely complex and defies categorization. The broad artistic range is reflected in the different design mediums, such as painting, drawing, photography, digital painting, sculpture, and installations. In terms of content, Josef Hirthammer focuses on portraits as well as ecological and philosophical themes, which he approaches through his work series. He is an outspoken nature enthusiast who transforms his encounters with nature into art objects. He is primarily interested in the producing, generating, creative, and active nature, which becomes effective from itself and which in the philosophical tradition has been equated with the source of all finite things. The artist, who lives and works in Fürth, views nature as a macro- and microcosm of its own with a unique aesthetic. This way of thinking provides him with inspiration for his works of art.


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Leszek Skurski

A vast, seemingly infinite plain forms the foundation for the scene: As if from nowhere, people appear on the surface of the image. They emerge from layers rich in nuances of light white or hazy gray, leaving plenty of room for interpretation. The artist Leszek Skurski, who is a native of Poland, repeatedly devotes his paintings to figurative storytelling. In his works, he depicts many stories, that remain open-ended and allow the most diverse interpretations. They are paintings depicting narratives that seem to have paused or stopped in action, and Skurski captures these forms with a narrative density. Many evanescent moments of our existence and interactions are captured on the canvas like excerpts or snapshots between their occurrence and disappearance. Hence, the images of the artist, who lives and works in Fulda, are reminiscent of film stills or still images that outline a content, character, or mood. 


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