The material composition of the pieces themselves follows the same path, unraveling an almost analytical, yet also synthetic, complexity. “Framing fabrics“, Patchwork textile pieces, printed designs and architectural sketches come together in what seems to be an overlapping illusionistic game of impressions, where depiction, materiality and meaning clash with each other in an otherwise gentle dialogue.
Anne Pöhlmann’s most recent work consists of photographs of basic geometric forms printed on fabric. In this series of large format works, sheets of fabric are printed with repeating imagery and presented on primed white canvases. The canvas, however, is neither an image carrier nor do its dimensions match those of the printed fabric: the… Continue reading Solo Exhibition, Clages Gallery
In the Light of the Manipulator by Oliver Tepel The darkroom once held alchemical secrets, an image appeared on pale paper out of nothing. Its developing process was subject to many uncertainties, and the result proved intractable as a marble sculpture. Photographers liked to stress that their medium was no more than reflected and filtered… Continue reading Kurven, Clages Gallery
March 7 to April 12, 2009 / Galerie Clages, Cologne Installation REVUES, 2009. Video projection of 10 still images and black satin waterfall curtain. ✧✧✧ We live in fantasy worlds. Brought to us by advertising on TV or in magazines, on bill boards and in the internet. This is nothing new. Advertising has been creating… Continue reading REVUES, Clages
January 17 to February 22, 2009 / Galerie Clages, Cologne Slide projection of 80 original slides, sound from record player and single record, equalizer, lamp, carpet tiles and printed banner. ✧✧✧ Welcome crisis! Welcome, because we need you, welcome because we love you and because we can‘t live without you. Using the right melody this… Continue reading Building Beyond Success, collaboration with Diango Hernandez, Clages
November 10 to December 30, 2007 / Galerie Clages, Cologne ✧✧✧ The word sequels, title of the Düsseldorf-based artist Anne Pöhlmann’s first solo exhibition at Galerie Clages, generally refers to continuing episodes of a feature film in mainstream cinema. Many of the new print works shown in the exhibition are based on existing video works… Continue reading Sequels, Clages