conTEMPORARY in Paris

Last weekend obrist conTEMPORARY presented an exhibition with Jürgen Paas in a popup gallery at Avenue de l’Opera in Paris. The clear works of Paas were in exciting contrast to the construction site situation of the shop. – Many thanks to Claude Steinmetz and ecco shop. – We had lots of nice visitors! Here some […]

Jürgen Paas – SEJOUR. Paris Weekend.

We cordially invite you to our popup-gallery in Paris with the exhibition JÜRGEN PAAS – SEJOUR Friday, 7 February 2014, 6-10 p.m. and Saturday, 8 February 2014, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. obrist conTEMPORARY, 15, Av. de l’Opera, 75001 Paris (Métro Pyramides) Meet Jürgen Paas in a beautiful showroom very close to the Louvre and […]

Wiebke Bartsch at Kunsthalle Münster

Currently Kunsthalle Münster is showing the exhibition “Die Liebe zu den Dingen” (Love for things), with the following positions: Wiebke Bartsch, Alexandra Bircken, Karla Black, Kristina Bræin, Sylvie Fleury, Andreas Gloël, Surasi Kusolwong, Al Masson, Roman Signer, Florian Slotawa, Erwin Wurm, Haegue Yang. On 3 und 7 of December a TV-report about the exhibition will […]

“Unter die Haut” und Wundertüte 2013

Unsere Ausstellung setzt aktuelle Positionen der Malerei in Kontrast und Bezug. Die Haut als Gegenstand der Malerei bedeutete für die Künstler aller Epochen eine besondere Herausforderung. “Das Tiefste, das ist die Haut”, hat es Paul Valery formuliert, und im Kontext der Malerei ist mit diesem Paradoxon nicht nur der besondere Anspruch einer naturgetreuen Widergabe der […]

Peter Schloer in October

From October 11 to November 9 Obrist Gallery will exhibit selected works by renown Mannheim-based photo artist Peter Schlör. His recent works have a pictorial approach. The artist uses natural phenomena like the sea, clouds, mountains or forests, to achieve a painterly surface in his pictures: the different structures and consistencies assemble to abstract picture […]

David Lynch At Berliner Liste

From Wednesday, 18 September, 2013, we will be showing a One-Artist-Show with lithographies by American artist and film maker David Lynch at “Berliner Liste – Fair for Contemporary Art”. Booth# G0.01 Berliner Liste Opening Reception Wednesday, Sep. 18, 15-22h Opening Hours Sep. 19-22, 13-21h, Sunday until 19h Location: KRAFTWERK Berlin Köpenicker Straße 70, 10179 Berlin

Exhibition Julia Willms

Until 24 August, 2013, we show the exhibition A WORLD by Julia Willms and Andrea Bozic. In the center of the Essen exhibition is the work “The Avantgarde Never Gives Up”. Julia Willms: A World. 21-29 June, 2013 Galerie Obrist@EY5, Mutter Ey-Straße 5, 40213 Düsseldorf 29 June – 24 August, 2013 Galerie Obrist, Kahrstraße 59, […]

Julia Willms: Prologue in Düsseldorf

Until 29 June Julia Willms and Andrea Bozic will be showing their work “A WORLD” at Mutter Ey-Straße 5 in Düsseldorf, a manifest, which changes its shape, depending on the context of its placement. At EY5 it is an audiovisual space installation for a visitor and an empty gallery space with an outside view, and […]

Press Release Julia Willms

Utopia of the art space In a two-parted exhibition media artist Julia Willms presents current works from 21. to 29. of June at EY5 in Düsseldorf and from the 29. of June to 24. of August at Obrist Gallery in Essen. Entitled „A World“ the exhibition shows works, which were created in collaboration with choreographer […]

Exhibition Julia Willms in June

In a two-part exhibition we show work by Amsterdam based artist Julia Willms: At EY5 Dusseldorf we present the audio installation “A WORLD”, which has been conceptualized together with Andrea Bozic. – Again the gallery space is subject to a radical inquiry. On the occasion of the Opening Reception Sabine Maria Schmidt, curator at Kunsthalle […]

Press Release Wiebke Bartsch

Munster based artist Wiebke Bartsch shows her new solo exhibition „I Could Barely Understand Myself“ at Galerie Obrist until 15 June. With her paintings, drawings and plastic works Bartsch is concerned with questions of identity, role models, physicalness and sexuality, which she comments laconically, often with a humorous punchline. Vollständige Pressemitteilung auf OpenPR Wiebke Bartsch: […]

New Exhibition With Wiebke Bartsch

After her 2011 exhibition we have the pleasure to show again new work by Wiebke Bartsch. This time the focus is on lightboxes and reverse glass paintings. Wiebke Bartsch: I Could Barely Understand Myself. 4 May – 15 June, 2013 Opening Reception: Friday, 3 May, 2013, 7 p.m.

David Lynch. Transient.

David Lynch became popular with movies such as “Blue Velvet“, “Wild at heart“ or the series “Twin Peaks“. What many don’t know about him: he began his career as a fine artist so that many movies contain processes derived from his education. Lynch (*1946, in Missoula, Montana) went to Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts […]

WAZ Article on Jürgen Paas

In the WAZ Westdeutschen Allgemeinen Zeitung of 22 January, 2013, there is a very good review of our current exhibition SPUTNIK by Jürgen Paas, text by Martina Schürmann, photograph Kerstin Kokoska. Jürgen Paas: Sputnik II. 23. Januar – 9. Februar 2013. Galerie Obrist @ EY5 – Mutter-Ey-Straße 5, 40213 DüsseldorfJürgen Paas: Sputnik I. 19 Januar […]

Press Release Jürgen Paas

German artist Jürgen Paas is known to a broader audience by numerous national and international exhibitions. Titled SPUTNIK he soon will be showing his new work in a two-part exhibition. At Obrist Gallery in Essen a cross-section of his current work is to be seen, and the new Dusseldorf branch of the gallery EY5 will […]

Jürgen Paas in January

It is a pleasure for us to show again a new solo exhibition with Jürgen Paas after 2011. His new monography POPPLANET has just been released, and we will initially present it in the framework of the exhibition. The exhibition has two parts: In our Essen gallery we start on 18 January with a cross […]

Book POPPLANET by Jürgen Paas

New book by Jürgen Paas (to be published on 9th December). Texts by: Thomas Wulffen, Beate Reifenscheid, Ulrich Krempel and Bernd Finkeldey Edited by: Galerie Obrist, Essen u. a. Language: German/Englisch Pages / Illustrations: 180/100 Size: 32 x 24 x 3 cm Cover: Fester Einband/Hardcover Book Release: Sunday, 9 December, 2012, 11 a.m., Museum Katharinenhof, […]