1954) constantly questions the methods and means of painting to raise a sense of awareness of the medium, which he aims to reinvent and to reshape, always in opposition to traditional hierarchies.

Black Rationality appropriates the tones and equestrian subject of historical painting and re-renders them as a punk-ethic effigy. Limited Edition 497/1000 Book and signed by the artist. Albert Oehlen’s paintings have moved past his previous discord into the beauty in the conflict and almost defy categorisation. Written by artists for artists.

This title is repeated on the cover of a poly bag that encloses and holds the sheets of the book. 1954) is known for creating work that tests the boundaries of figuration and abstraction, challenging expectations of conventional abstract art in works he deems as "post-non-figurative." 2007; Universitá Roma Tre, Roma, 2009, Bienal de Arquitectura de Buenos Aires, 2011) and collective exhibitions (Biennale di Architettura di Venezia, Venice, 1999, 2002, 2005, 2012; Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1995, 2005, 2006; Pavillon de l’arsenale, Paris, 2006; Ecological Urbanism, GSD Harvard University, 2009; Laboratorio Gran Vía, Fundación Telefónica, Madrid, 2010; Proyecto Tierra, Alhóndiga, Bilbao 2010).

The text, both in its typesetting and content, and particularly the title on the cover and page numbers, function as anchors for dynamic imagery, never imposing.

Speaking of paint, the studio looks almost shockingly clean – there’s barely a speck of paint visible on the floor, though given the vastness of the space maybe it all collects in just a few corners. 2004; Fundación ICO, Madrid, 2005; Círculo de Bellas Artes, Madrid. Ábalos+Sentkiewicz arquitectos. Albert Oehlen is a German contemporary artist.

An explicit confession of deception, Albert Oehlen creates a convincing sense of space: a purely abstract fabrication boldly exposing its own construction.

Photography © José Hevia, vInterior view. This spirit of bold gestures, layers and new approaches is captured within a slender, unbound artist book designed by London-based Zak Group. Notes/thoughts on the layering within Albert Oehlen's paintings. metalocus, BRANLY ERNESTO PÉREZ, We use cookies to make your reading a better experience. Atelier Albert Oehlen by Ábalos + Sentkiewicz and Enguita & Lasso Architects, Appnzell, Switzerland. Industrial Architecture: Ábalos & Herreros. Faire Le Poirier by Koki Nakano, The unexpected and surprising of the single-family home. He uses a layering process meaning his work is usually very busy, with different levels. Describing their merger as a courtly affair of awkward politeness punctuated by artistic embarrassment, Albert Oehlen & Jonathan Meese unite forces as a way to expand both practice and dialogue.

Half-works, intersections, changing margins provide unexpected moments of contrast, new and unexpected relationships between works and recurring imagery rendered in different ways.

Harvard University Graduate School of Design. Photography © José Hevia. DJ Techno combines pop emblems with Kandinsky-like expressionism to create an image with synaesthetic effect, alluding to sensations other than the visual. The main volume and skylights are cut of the hillside defining a triangle, giving the building a characteristic image that is highlighted with its white industrial finishes, in tune with the snow-covered roofs and fields around it. Architects.- Ábalos + Sentkiewicz and Enguita & Lasso de la Vega.

More work by Zak Group on BP&O. Exterior view. Oehlen’s odd terminology suggests that he wanted to…, “#MUSTSEE! [MAD] Spain - Albert Oehlen is a German artist who works with Music and Painting. The fully justified sans-serif single column format with a large inside margin lends the text a formal quality, a response to an informal and impulsive artistic process of appropriation, reconfiguration and self-imposed parameters. I didn’t know how it would turn out and I think it turned into more of a reference than a beginning. Constructor.- Fhehner Holzbau AG (Andreas Fhehner, arq.) He uses figurative and abstract elements in his paintings, his art falls into the resurgence of painting in the late 90s, the recreation of what a painting is. Of all the artists I was exploring I felt drawn more to Oehlen’s work. Founded in 1994, Skarstedt mounts museum-quality exhibitions by Contemporary European and American artists with locations in New York (Upper East Side, 79th St. / 64th St.) & London (St. James’s). A whimsical, modern botanical piece in soft tones of mint and cream.

In an optical contention between surface and depth, Albert Oehlen exposes the limitations of both abstraction and …

The first and principal is the one related to professional architecture works, building and restoration projects, and architectural competitions, where they have achieved wide recognition and won important prizes. Albert Oehlen sets up the flatness of an abstract expressionist ground; the figures are placed as a separate layer creating an illusion of perspective. Oehlen re-contextualises painting as an expanded field. Location.- Bühler. Seemingly two paintings in one, Black Rationality is a painting in conflict. Albert Oehlen is a German contemporary artist.

Albert Oehlen (b. The artist looks dwarfed by the sheer size of his workshop in this photograph.

The interior of the studio space is incredibly expansive and well-lit. Large-format matt-coated and unbound pages mirror Oehlen’s layered works. The work they develop stands out for proposing an original synthesis of technical rigor, formal imagination and discipline integration between architecture, environment and landscape, an approach they have named as “A Thermodynamic Beauty”. The imposition of artwork over the austerity of type (the formalised critique) something seen on Zak Group’s work for Fredrik Værslev As I Imagine Him and Bedow’s work for Daniel Jensen: Current Events serves as a gesture of defiance and of painting over, figuratively speaking, and reconfiguring the work of others. The artist is currently based in Buhler, Switzerland, where he works out of a two-story art studio that was designed by a collaboration between two swizz architecture firms. Like a conceptual game of tennis, an artwork is begun, and then bantered back and forth until it gains a life of its own. On the ceiling, one can see a number of what appear to be vents, which would be absolutely necessary for an artist working with such a huge amount of paint. It’s contradictory. He uses a variety of different paints in his work, with a reoccurring theme of long lines with a sort of snaking motion. I don’t think you can really, seriously—or philosophically—try to find out what it is that a painting does to you.

The artist was a friend and contemporary of Martin Kippenberger prior to that artist’s death. Albert Oehlen Rasieren, 2005 oil, resin and paper on canvas 90.55 x 114.17 inches 230 x 290 cm. Try our artist website builder for free.

Atelier Albert Oehlen by Ábalos + Sentkiewicz and Enguita & Lasso Architects. The cleanliness of the space, along with its white walls and pale wood floors gives it an aesthetic that very much echoes the look of an art gallery – perfect for testing out the look of finished paintings before shipping them off to exhibitions. Ábalos+Sentkiewicz arquitectos, with offices in Boston and Madrid, stands out the contemporary scene as one of the few international firms able to combine a deep sense of authorship (all designs are personally directed by the partners of the firm) with a systematic collaborative attitude involving in the design process from the very first steps professionals of different fields, clients and institutions, something that reflects in the success of their built work, both in the urban realm and specialized media. Albert Oehlen’s paintings humorously critique the hallowed respect and predominant values of traditional painting.

Working with canvas, he brings together a bricolage of figurative, collaged, abstract and computer-generated elements, with a particular focus on process and self-imposed parameters such as limited colour palettes. In a collaborative process made simple, Albert Oehlen provides the photographic material and both artists take turns painting around it. At the Palazzo Grassi, Venice, a career-spanning exhibition of paintings by Albert Oehlen, entitled Cows by the Water, went on view in the spring of 2018. Never forgetting his tongue in cheek humor, Albert Oehlen’s paintings play the medium for all it’s worth—and then some. Artist Run Website.

His art is related to the Neue Wilde movement.

Elevation. 2000, 2005; AA School, London. This is the joy of the unbound book concept, the opportunity to run large images through the crease, to be able to experience the complete individual artwork but also understand the works as part of a series.

Elevation. It’s a bastard hybrid of painting, incorporating smooth polished forms, heavy brushwork, and the implied photo-gloss of airbrush. [Cambridge, Massachusetts] USA - By accepting or closing this banner you agree to the use of cookies. Through exploring and challenging the tropes and expectations of conventional abstraction, he strives to reconstitute a contemporary meaning for art as an independently articulate form. Situation creates a highly sexed still life: a mangled-faced female figure reduced to tits and a brain. Oehlen started work on a wide variety of figurative and non-objective offerings, in what he has called his “post-non-figurative” art. Area.- 331,00 sqm. The two-story building is the Albert Oehlen’s studio, a contemporary German artist, placed within the neo-expressionist movement. The phrase is odd since you would expect an artist who had switched from figuration to abstraction to call his new work 'post-representational' or 'post-figurative' rather than 'post-non-objective,' the term 'non-objective' being a common synonym for abstraction. One of the most respected painters today, Albert Oehlen (b.

He attended the Hochschule für Bildende Künste in Hamburg, where he studied under Sigmar Polke until 1981. Directors.- Iñaki Ábalos y Paloma Lasso de la Vega. Albert Oehlen is a German artist who works with Music and Painting. Oehlen seems to be working on an un-stretched canvas in the photo. He has more recently been described as a 'free radical'.