Marcela Böhm. What Never Changes.

“That we togehter with the painter are left between dream and nightmare establishes the quality of her painting. The familiar becomes alien and treacherous, the everyday turns unfamiliar and threatening. …Read this way, Marcela Böhm’s painting is in its beauty as well as its abrupt, occasionally brutal disruption a continuous battle for security, for pictures […]

Martin Schwenk – Varianten erster Ordnung (2018)

Martin Schwenk – Varianten erster Ordnung. 01 through 29 September, 2018 Opening Reception 31 August, 2018, 7 p.m. The sculptures of Martin Schwenk refer to patterns from nature: straggling branches, roots and leaves merge with technical elements like pipes and tubes to build heterogenic hybrid forms which seem to come from a fictional parallel universe. […]

Positions 3

We will show current works by five reknown artists. For the third time in our gallery the selection of the participants has been done by an artist of the gallery, this time Simone Haack, who herself had several exhibitions in our gallery: The gallery program extends temporarily, new artistic positions are to be discovered. Fig.: […]

Dieter Nuhr. Photographs.

Obrist Gallery is happy to announce the third solo exhibition by Dieter Nuhr. Since the recent exhibition two years ago Nuhr went on long-distance journeys for several times, and made his subtle discoveries in Moldavia, Georgia and Mexico among others, like the East German province. In big sized photographs Nuhr opens windows to a graceful […]

Jürgen Paas – Jukebox

The gallery will be showing the new paintings, objects and installation by Essen based artist Jürgen Paas. In the focus of the exhibition are “TARGETS”, installations for wall and ground, made of coloured PVC straps and aluminum, which have arised in the recent two years. On view are also examples from different workgroups, developed since […]

Marcela Böhm: All The Happy Families (2017)

Marcela Böhm. All The Happy Families. 9 September – 7 October, 2017 Opening Reception Friday, 8. September, 2017, 7 p.m. The gallery will be showing current paintings by Marcela Böhm, and to a greater degree new drawings and graphic work, which underline the exceptional talent of the German-Argentinian artist of portraying human and especially familistic […]

Marcela Böhm. All The Happy Families.

The gallery will be showing current paintings by Marcela Böhm, and to a greater degree new drawings and graphic work, which underline the exceptional talent of the German-Argentinian artist of portraying human and especially familistic relationships. CV Marcela Böhm Marcela Böhm. All The Happy Families. 9 September – 7 October, 2017 Opening Reception Friday, 8. […]

| New Work by Simone Haack

Pictures of our current exhibition “Hinterland”. CV Simone Haack Simone Haack. Hinterland. 13 May – 1 July, 2017 Opening Reception Friday, 12 May, 2017, 7 p.m. In the exhibition “Hinterland“ we show paintings and drawings by Berlin based artist Simone Haack. A special, immediate tension arises when you take a closer look at the pictures. […]

Simone Haack. Hinterland. (2017)

The new paintings by Berlin artist Simone Haack open up paradoxical worlds. The soft painted portraits and the idyllic landscapes seem to derive from the field of classical beauty and harmony, but at a second glance the viewer recognizes the subtleness, the mistery and disconcertment in this strange pictorial world. CV Simone Haack

Simone Haack. Hinterland.

The new paintings by Berlin artist Simone Haack open up paradoxical worlds. The soft painted portraits and the idyllic landscapes seem to derive from the field of classical beauty and harmony, but at a second glance the viewer recognizes the subtleness, the mistery and disconcertment in this strange pictorial world. CV Simone Haack Simone Haack. […]

Armin Hartenstein: cutout (2016)

Armin Hartenstein. cutout. 3 September – 1 October, 2016 Opening Reception Friday 2 September, 2016, 7 p.m. The gallery will show new image objects and installations by Armin Hartenstein. In addition to pictorial objects reminiscent of landscape painting we will show current architectural-related works in which surface and space, depth and emptiness build an exciting […]

Armin Hartenstein. cutout.

In September the gallery will show new image objects and installations by Armin Hartenstein. In addition to pictorial objects reminiscent of landscape painting we will show current architectural-related works in which surface and space, depth and emptiness build an exciting balance. The work “Cutout“, a large image surface which one can pass through, was specifically […]

Exhibition Dieter Nuhr

Gallery Obrist is happy to announce the second solo exhibition by Dieter Nuhr, called “Foreign Terrain“. While the artist is known to many as a comedian and, with that, for his use of words, the medium of photography allows for a different form of expression. He studied fine arts at the former Folkwang School in […]

Dieter Nuhr: Foreign Terrain II (2016)

Dieter Nuhr Foreign Terrain II 27 February – 23 April, 2016 Opneing Reception 26 February, 2016, 6.30 p.m. One year after our first exhibition with Dieter Nuhr we will soon show the announced second part of “Foreign Terrain”. As in 2015 urban motives were in the focus of the exhibition, we will now present the […]

Armin Hartenstein / Martin Schwenk (2015)

Armin Hartenstein / Martin Schwenk 20 June – 29 August, 2015 Opening Reception: Friday, 19 June, 2015, 7 p.m. Posts on this exhibition CV Armin Hartenstein CV Martin Schwenk

Armin Hartenstein / Martin Schwenk (2015)

Armin Hartenstein / Martin Schwenk 20 June – 29 August, 2015 Opening Reception: Friday, 19 June, 2015, 7 p.m. Posts on this exhibition CV Armin Hartenstein CV Martin Schwenk

Marcela Böhm. City And People.

Obrist Gallery shows new works by Buenos Ayres born artist Marcela Böhm. Urban pictures have become an important subject for her, and we have the pleasure to present several of these pictures for the first time in our exhibition. Marcela Böhm. City And People. 9 May – 13 June, 2015 Opening Reception Friday, 8 May, […]

Detlef Orlopp – Photography.

At the same time to his upcoming exhibition at Museum Folkwang Obrist Gallery shows works by German photographer Detlef Orlopp (*1937). Orlopp was a student of Otto Steinert in Saarbruecken, and he moved with Steinert to Folkwangschule Essen in 1959. Nevertheless he is only partly a supporter of Steinert’s “Subjektive Fotografie”, because of its formative […]

Exhibition with Dieter Nuhr

“Each form has its own means of expression. With language I can be ironic, but through the pictorial language the world seems more serious to me.”, says well-known humorist Dieter Nuhr about the two great creative poles in his life. Beyond the stage world he devotes his time to photography. His work does not represent […]

Exhibition and performance by Julia Willms

Starting on 18 June Julia Willms will be participating in the exhibition “space affairs” at MUSA Vienna (until 6 Oct., 2012). MUSA is the name for the Contemporary Art Collection of the cultural departement of the City of Vienna. As early as 9 June a performance titled “Portraits” by Julia Willms and Andrea Bozic will […]