Michael Dohr

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60 x 40 cm

2022

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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.

1982

Born in Wolfsberg, Austria

2000 - 2008

Studied translation at the Department of Translation Studies, University of Graz

2011 - 2013

Studies of Intercultural Communication (B.A.), Graz, Austria

2020 – 2021

MA Fine Art, Chelsea College of Arts, London

2022

Two Sisters, Roman Road, London, UK

Uprising, Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, Schloss Görne

2021

London Grads Now. 21, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
All that and a bag of chips, Des Bains, London, UK 
Postcards from London, Villa Arson, Nice, FR
Unknown Observer, Chelsea College of Arts, London, UK
Rally – MA Fine Art degree show, Chelsea College of Arts, London, UK

Postcards from Isolation, University of Innsbruck, AT
Heterotopia International Festival, online
Before the Applause, Chelsea College of Arts, London, UK

2020

Late at Tate, Tate Britain online, London, UK
Cookhouse Show, Chelsea College of ArtsLondon, UK

2018

„Südpol 11.0“, Gallery Vorspann, Bad Eisenkappel, Österreich
„About Flowers and Rockets“, Studio Haaskeusche, Glanegg (solo), Österreich
„Alpe-Adria Künstler/innen“, Stift St. Georgen, Sankt Georgen (Längsee), Österreich

2017

„Collective Identity II“, Gallery Greskewitz-Kleinitz, Hamburg
„11 in 4“, GALERIE VON&VON, Nuremberg

2016

Art.Fair – Bloom Art Show, GALERIE VON&VON, Cologne
„Modern nature machine“, State Gallery at Minoritenplatz, Wolfsberg, Austria

2015

Art Karlsruhe, GALERIE VON&VON
„Saisonart 4.0 – Liobna Brückner/Alpay Efe/Michael Dohr“, Gallery Simon Nolte, Portocolom, Spain
„Group Show“, Artemons Contemporary, Hellmonsödt, Austria

2014

„Michael Dohr/Fabrini Crisci“, GALERIE VON&VON, Nuremberg
„Stefan Kreuzer/Michael Dohr – St. Andrä, die Stadt als Galerie“, Galerie X, St. Andrä, Italy
„Der Berg“, Stadtgalerie am Minoritenplatz, Wolfsberg, Austria

2013

„Never Wake Up“, Gallery Andreas Lendl, Graz, Austria

2012

„Never live the Hippo Life“, Gallery Marschner, Wels, Austria
„All in One“, State Gallery at Minoritenplatz, Wolfsberg, Austria
Juliana Do/Ivona Zirkova/Michael Dohr, River Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia

2011

„Now or never – Real 011“, Gallery Exner, Vienna, Austria

2010

„Red Wine – White Shark“, Galerie Andreas Lendl, Graz, Österreich

2022

Nominated for STRABAG Artaward International

2020

Frank Bowling Scholarship

2016

Nominated for BLOOOM AWARD

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