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 […]

Shinichi Tsuchiya. Fukushima.

Gallery Obrist is happy to show new photoworks by Shinichi Tsuchiya from recent years. The Japanese photo artist – who has been called to be a Master Student of Thomas Ruff in 2006 and who has received the Akademiebrief of the Düsseldorfer Kunstakademie in 2008 – has been living in Japan again since 2011: In […]

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 […]

Opening Reception With Dieter Nuhr

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

New Exhibition with Dieter Nuhr

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

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 […]

Dieter Nuhr: Foreign Terrain (2015)

Dieter Nuhr – Foreign Terrain. Photography. 31 January – 11 March, 2015 Opening Reception 30 January, 2015, 18.30h The famous German Comedian presents his photographs in Essen for the first time. Exhibition Catalogue CV Dieter Nuhr

WAZ reports on Cartier-Bresson and Capa

Article on our current exhibition in the Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung, 24 September, text by Martina Schürmann, photograph by Knut Vahlensieck. (pdf 750kb, german) Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Capa: The Decisive Moment. 06 Sep.-18 Oct., 2014 Opening Reception: Friday, 5 Sep., 2014, 19h

Andy Scholz: Dust In The Air (2014)

CV Andy Scholz Andy Scholz – Dust In The Air. 10 May – 21 June, 2014 Opening Reception 9 May, 7 p.m. We cordially invite you to our upcoming exhibition with Andy Scholz: “Dust In The Air”. We will be showing new photoworks of the Essen based artist, which come up from a study trip […]

Exhibition With Andy Scholz

We cordially invite you to our upcoming exhibition with Andy Scholz: “Dust In The Air”. We will be showing new photoworks of the Essen based artist, which come up from a study trip to North Dakota, USA, lasting for several months. In his works Scholz turns towards landscape for the first time. CV Andy Scholz […]

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 […]

Andy Scholz: In Between (2009)

Andy Scholz: In Between. Photoworks. 26 September – 24 October, 2009 Opening Reception: Friday, 25 September, 2009, 7 p.m. The exhibition shows photographs of Andy Scholz of the recent three years. A core theme are works, which were created during his two stays in Russia, in Kaliningrad and Samara. More about this exhibition… CV Andy […]

Andy Scholz: New Works (2012)

Andy Scholz. New Works. 4-25 February, 2012 Opening Reception: Friday, 3 February, 2012, 6.30 p.m. After our rebuilding we open the brandnew gallery space on 3 February with an exhibition of photo artist Andy Scholz. We show his new works with a focus on large size pictures, that were created in the course of his […]

Andy Scholz: Photography (2007)

ANDY SCHOLZ: PHOTOGRAPHY. 20 April – 23 May, 2007 Opening Reception Friday, 20 April, 2007, 19h We show the first huge solo exhibition of Hamburg photographer Andy Scholz. GAMMAG 03 as PDF (ca. 400 kb) Special for the exhibition ANDY SCHOLZ: PHOTOGRAPHY. CV Andy Scholz

Peter Schlör: Black & Wide (2013)

12 Oct. – 9 Nov., 2013 Opening Reception Friday, 11 Oct., 2013, 7 p.m. 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 […]

Peter Schlör: Photoworks (2005)

PETER SCHLÖR: Fotoarbeiten. 7. Oktober – 12. November 2005 Vernissage am Freitag, 7. Oktober, 19 Uhr Peter Schlör ist zur Vernissage anwesend. Es erscheint ein Ausstellungsheft (Ende September 2005). >PETER SCHLÖR: Photoworks. Oct. 7 – Nov. 12, 2005 Opening Reception: Friday, Oct. 7, 7pm Obrist Gallery shows from October 7 to November 12 photoworks of […]

Peter Schlör: Early Works (2007)

Ausstellungsbilder als PDF (ca. 350 kb) CV PETER SCHLÖRPETER SCHLÖR: Early works. Photography. August 10 – Sept. 9, 2007 Opening reception: Friday, August 10, 2007, 7pm. From August 10 to September 11, 2007, Obrist Gallery shows early black-and-white photographies of the famous Mannheim based artist Peter Schlör. For the first time at Essen his works […]

Rainer Stock

* 1962 in Germany, is an academically trained illustrator and completed his studies under Otto Näscher at the Folkwang School in Essen. He is known as visual artist for national and international cinema productions, and worked with the Wachowskis, David S. Goyer, Tom Tykwer or Roman Polanski. Besides numerous German productions, he also contributed fundamental […]

Julia Willms: A World (2013)

Julia Willms: A World. 21. – 29. Juni 2013, Eröffnung: 21. Juni 2013, 18 Uhr Galerie Obrist@EY5, Mutter Ey-Straße 5, 40213 Düsseldorf 29. Juni – 24. August 2013, Eröffnung: 28. Juni 2013, 19 Uhr Galerie Obrist, Kahrstraße 59, 45128 EssenJulia Willms: A World. 21 – 29 June, 2013, Opening Reception: 21 June, 2013, 6 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 […]

Hanakam & Schuller: CATALOGUE, part 3

CATALOGUE 7/9/2012 -22/9/2012 shows KOKOMO, series of scanned objects, arranged together in an island-like setting. KOKOMO entitled a 1988 song by the Beach Boys, in which they describe Kokomo as an utopian island paradise located in the Bahamas. The artists play with this narrative structure of an imaginary geographic spot and turn it into -on […]

CATALOGUE by Hanakam and Schuller

Starting on 24 August the Vienna based artist couple Hanakam & Schuller show a spectrum of their work in our gallery, titled CATALOGUE. This will not only be one, but three exhibitions, which will occur one after another, week by week. Each part introduces another work category and group of themes: Accordingly the gallery appears […]

Press Release on Hanakam and Schuller

Pressemitteilung Hanakam Schuller 2012 als PDF Press Release Hanakam Schuller 2012 PDF (German Language) Press Release Hanakam Schuller 2012 at openPR (German Language) CV Hanakam Schuller Hanakam Schuller: Catalogue. Aug. 08.- Sep. 22, 2012. Opening Receptions: Aug 24, Aug. 31, Sep. 07, 7 p.m.

Hanakam Schuller in August

Starting in August the gallery presents for the first time an exhibition of the Vienna based artist couple Markus Hanakam and Roswitha Schuller. Hanakam Schuller have studied in the class of Erwin Wurm, and already had shows all over the world. Lately their short film INVASION (2010) was awarded as “Jury Selection Work” at Japan […]

Andy Scholz exhibition after 3 February

Nach unserem Umbau eröffnen wir am 3. Februar die neuen Galerieräume mit einer Ausstellung des Fotokünstlers Andy Scholz. Wir zeigen seine neuen Arbeiten mit einem Schwerpunkt auf Großformaten, die im Zuge seiner USA-Reise entstanden sind. Nach der großen Ausstellung in der Städtischen Galerie Regensburg Mitte 2011, in deren Rahmen auch eine Monographie entstand, ist dies […]

Pictures of the exhibition Wundertüte 2011

Here some impressions of our exhibition Wundertüte 2011: Die Farbe Weiß / Die Farbe Schwarz. Currently about 100 Wundertüten are still available. More information… WUNDERTÜTE 2011 – Die Kunst in Tüten “The Colour White | The Colour Black” 12 November, 2011 – 14 January 2012

Opening Reception Wundertüte 2011

Yesterday this year’s edition of “Wundertüte – Die Kunst in Tüten” started with large audience. Martina Eßer of WDR-TV opened up the exhibition with a charming moderation, describing the experiences round the “Wundertüte” from her very personal point of view. On the part of the participating artists Mulheim painter and sculptorer talked about his personal […]

Online sale of Wundertuete 2011 has begun

Starting 1. November, 2011kunst-in-tueten.de online order of the 11th edition of “Wundertuete – Die Kunst in Tüten” is possible. “WUNDERTÜTE – Die Kunst in Tüten” is now existing for 11 years! – Over the course of the years more than 80 artists have participated in this art event, more than 4000 surprise bags were filled… […]

Shinichi Tsuchiya: Photowork (2008)

SHINICHI TSUCHIYA: Photowork. 11 January – 8 March, 2008 We show the first solo exhibition of Shinichi Tsuchiya in Germany with an extensive monographic show. Tsuchiya was born in Yokohama, Japan and is a master student of Thomas Ruff at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf. A catalogue has been released: Exhibition Booklet (pdf 600kb) CV Shinichi Tsuchiya

Photo Classics in our Gallery

The Gallery has available a comprehensive stock of classics of the history of photography, amongst others Henri Cartier-Bresson, Germaine Krull, Joel Meyerowitz, August Sander, which you can view in our gallery upon request. Here is a small selection:

Opening Reception upcoming Friday

After summer break Obrist Gallery will start with two exhibitions of depth psychological characteristics: Slava Seidel presents her “dream territory”, paintings full of surrealistic phantasies and “impossible” architectures, whereas Boltanski shows childhood memories re-enacted as grown-up in photographic shots. The Opening Reception will take place on upcoming Friday, 9 September, 7 p.m., you are cordially […]

Slava Seidel and Christian Boltanski from Sep. 9

Slava Seidel, born 1974 in Krivoj Rog, Ukraine, is living and working in Frankfurt/ Main. 2009 Master Student of Christa Näher, Städelschule 2002-08 Hochschule der Bildenden Künste, Städelschule Frankfurt/ Main 1996 Work as a scene designer 1991-95 Studies in interior architecture, Rerich College, St. Petersburg Slava Seidels paintings are surrealistic phantasies, which recall the “Groteschi” […]

Exhibition with Helge Emmaneel and Bianca Müllner

Starting next Friday we will be showing a double exhibition with photo work by Helge Emmaneel and painting by Bianca Müllner. In completely different ways the Hamburg based artists both deal with the theme of the construction of landscape. Helge Emmaneel | Bianca Müllner Selfmade Landscapes 2 July – 14 September, 2011 Opening Reception: Friday, […]

Julia Willms: Here And Now (2011)

Julia Willms shows new works, including three audiovisual space installations, digital collages and drawings. In her work Willms continuously deals with the perception of space, and faces the viewer with irritations, which question his construction of reality. Julia Willms (*1974 in Wilmhelmshaven) studied Media Art with Prof. Bernhard Leitner in Vienna. 2009 she was honoured […]

Ausstellung Julia Willms verlängert

HERE AND NOW, die aktuelle Ausstellung von Julia Willms ist verlängert bis einschließlich Mittwoch, 6. April 2011. Im Kabinett sind aktuell herausragende Arbeiten von Bernhard Schultze zu sehen, einem der wichtigsten Vertreter des deutschen Informel. Insgesamt zeigen wir 6 Arbeiten des 2005 verstorbenen Künstlers, darunter auch zwei Bilder in Öl auf Leinwand.

Gosbert Adler

Gosbert Adler: Auto 1 (2004), C-Print/ Plexiglas, Aufl. 3, 95 x 120 cm GOSBERT ADLER 1956 geboren in Essen 1976-82  Fotografiestudium in Essen 1982  Stipendium der Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach Stiftung / Wechsel nach Berlin 1984  Abschluss als Diplomdesigner an der GHS Essen 1982-86  Dozent an der Werkstatt für Fotografie in Berlin, ab […]

Julia Willms: Here and Now.

In her third solo exhibition at GAM Vienna and Amsterdam based media- and performance artist Julia Willms shows new works, including three audiovisual space installations, digital collages and drawings. In her work Willms continuously deals with the perception of space, and faces the viewer with irritations, which question his construction of reality. Julia Willms (*1974 […]

White Christmas…

We cordially invite you to warm up with mulled wine and biscuits next Saturday, 11 December. If you haven’t yet had the opportunity to visit our current exhibition, you can then continue to see “The Colour White” and this year’s Wundertüten-Edition on the same theme between 10 a. m. and 6 p. m. 26 artists […]

Kunstwundertüte next Friday

The list of participating artists: David ALCÁNTARA, Ayse ARSLAN, Wiebke BARTSCH, Marcela BÖHM, Ralf BOHNENKAMP, Robin HORSCH, Helge EMMANEEL, Michael GOLLER, Helge JEPSEN, Gabriele KAISER-SCHANZ, Gerd KANZ, Dieter KRÄNZLEIN, Annette LAUDERT, Jürgen PAAS, Dagmar RAUWALD, Barbara RING, Eberhard ROSS, Armin SCHEID, Jörg W. SCHIRMER, Peter SCHLÖR, Anja SCHREIBER, Danielle SCHULTE AM HÜLSE, Michaela SCHULZE-WEHNINCK, Andreas […]

Press release about the Wundertüte

Under the following link you can find the first press release about our next exhibition “Wundertüte – Die Kunst in Tüten”: Jubiläum der Kunstwundertüte. WUNDERTÜTE 2010 Die Kunst in Tüten. DIE FARBE WEISS. 20 November 2010 – 15 January 2011 Opening: 19 November 2010, 7p.m.

Andy Scholz at KWI

The “Kulturwisschaftliches Institut” in Essen has shown photographs by Andy Scholz within the series “Kunst im KWI”. The exhibition finished with a discursiv talk between Prof. Dr. Stefan Berg (Director Kunstmuseum Bonn) and Prof. Dr. Harald Welzer (KWI). The main emphasis of their discussion was the latest works by Andy Scholz, his series “Folkwang under […]

Cartier-Bresson inside the Collector’s Lounge

Some rare works by Magnum co-founder Henri Cartier-Bresson, including many Vintages, can currently be seen in our gallery in the Collector’s Lounge. The works range from 1933 to the late 60s, and offer a good overview of the work of this outstanding representative of the “pure teaching” of photography..

Thomas Zika and Henri Cartier-Bresson

On Friday, September 3rd, from 7 p. m. we will give a preview of the autumn of 2010 in the gallery under the title *preview*. We’re opening our new “Collector’s Lounge” with a real sensation: we’re showing 13 original photographs by Henri Cartier-Bresson, including vintages and real rarities. There are portraits of Marilyn Monroe, de […]

Thomas Zika shows Butterflies

From 4 September the internationally active photographer Thomas Zika will be showing works entitled “Butterflies – Dem Admiral das Leben gerettet”. in our gallery. In contrast to the sober, objective depiction of butterflies in “Papillons” last exhibition, Zika now finds an opulent and very poetic pictorial language for the depiction of butterflies. In large-format and […]

Exhibition booklet Wolfgang Burat

The booklet on our exhibition with Wolfgang Burat you will find here – enjoy browsing! Open publication Wolfgang Burat: “flashback|echo”. Portraits of the 80s scene. Opening Reception Friday, 2 July, 2010, 7 pm Exhibition 3 July – 14 August, 2010.

Opening Reception “flashback/echo”

Yesterday we held the Opening Reception with our exhibition of Wolfgang Burat and we had more than 30° C: A good-humoured photographer talked about the developement of the pictures in the 80s and about the SPEX founding period. In yesterday’s WAZ Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung Kai Süselbeck reported about the exhibition (photographs Kerstin Kokoska): Wolfgang Burat: […]

Photo edition of Wolfgang Burat

For the exhibition “flashback|echo” a photo edition with Burat’s image of “Einstürzende Neubauten” 1982 will be published. This picture will also be seen in the Museum Folkwang for the upcoming exhibition “A Star is Born”. Our edition: Pigment print limited to 15 copies, image size 20,8 x 30 cm, paper size 30 x 40 cm, […]

Portraits of the 80s scene

Titled “flashback|echo” from 3 Juli to 14 August we will have an exhibition with Wolfgang Burats portraits of the idols of the 80s. In very intensive photographs the Underground of the 80s resurrects: Included are images of Bauhaus, Nick Cave, The Cure, Miles Davis, Andreas Dorau, Dennis Hopper, Einstürzende Neubauten, Ideal, Malcolm MacLaren, Iggy Pop, […]

Ausstellungsbooklet Peter Schlör | Exhibition Booklet Peter Schlör

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