WAZ on Sign, Pattern, Ornament

WAZ- Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung published a report by Martina Schürmann on our current exhibition: “Die Bilder werden zur Bühne” (“Images become the stage”) | WAZ.de – Read more HERE! Zeichen – Muster – Ornament (Sign – Pattern – Ornament) Group Show 28 June – 23 August, 2014 Opening Reception 27 June, 2014, 7 p.m.[/lang_en-us]

Sign – Pattern – Ornament

The stronger the artistic autonomy, the more the ornament turns into an accessory part: In the 21st century this rule does not apply anymore, as trend-setting exhibitions by the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg and the Fondation Beyeler worked out, that ornament currently resurrects as the carrier of a global pictorial language. Geometric, floral and calligraphic ornaments are […]

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 […]

Designerstammtisch ab 23.11.

Am nächsten Freitag ab 19 Uhr tagt der DESIGNERSTAMMTISCH in der Galerie. Parallel zur “Wundertüte” werden Arbeiten von Hendrik Dorgathen, Jamiri, Helge Jepsen, Frank Georg Lukas, Arndt Möller, Wolf Schily, Rainer Stock und Klaus Trommer zu sehen sein. Der Designerstammtisch trifft sich nicht nur jeden Montag im De Prins, nein, er stellt nun erstmals auch […]

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 […]

Exhibitionbooklet “Gezeichnet, gepixelt, gedruckt.”

All works of the current exhibition can be found in the following booklet, enjoy browsing: Open publication – Free publishing The opening last Friday was very crowded in spite of holidays and heat. More than 200 visitors came and heard the greeting of Torsten Obrist and the excellent introduction of the curator Dr. Heike Baare. […]

Today exhibition opening: “Gezeichnet, gepixelt, gedruckt”

Seven artists from different fields of applied graphics and illustration will be exhibiting together for the first time at GAM. They all studied with Prof. Otto Näscher at the Folkwangschule in Essen at the beginning of the 1990s, and today they have received national and international awards for their work. At the opening this evening, […]

Film art from Essen

Although he has given cinema successes such as “das Parfum” or “Krabat” a face, his name is usually only found in small print in the credits. Rainer Stock works for nationally and internationally renowned directors such as Roman Polanski, Tom Tykwer and Bully Herbig. As a storyboard draughtsman he designed the scene sequences and camera […]

Essen als Metropole der Illustrationskunst

Ab dem 24. Juli 2010 zeigen wir unter dem Titel “Gezeichnet, gepixelt, gedruckt” eine Werkauswahl von Zeichnern und Illustratoren, die sich national und international erfolgreich mit ihrer Zeichenkunst behaupten. Katrin Assmann, Martin Baltscheit, Gaby van Emmerich, Jamiri (Jan-Michael Richter), Helge Jepsen, Christian Schellewald und Rainer Stock sind in unterschiedlichsten Sparten der angewandten Grafik tätig. Ihre […]