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 […]

Jürgen Jansen – The Piano Has Been Drinking

We are looking forward to our second solo exhibition Jürgen Jansen at Obrist Gallery with a selectinon of current paintings. As the exhibition title announces: Jansen brings together the disparate in his work. This is true on the level of the used materials (oil and acrylic, resin and lacquer), but also on the level of […]

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.: […]

Dirk Salz – Painting The Absolute

“Objektive sensory knowledge is not possible. The fact that works by Dirk Salz reflect this in the medium of painting turns out for the viewer, however, not to be the expression of despair over knowledge theory, but rather it awakens curiosity and a desire to discover and makes way for unexpected insights into the nature […]

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.

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. […]

Jürgen Jansen: You’ve Come A Long Way Baby (2017)

Jürgen Jansen. You’ve Come A Long Way, Baby. January 28 – March 11, 2017. Opening January 27, 2017, 7 p.m. The first exhibition of the new year is at the same time the first exhibition of Jürgen Jansen at Galerie Obrist. Building on our work during “Positions“ in June 2016 the artist shows current works […]