Exhibitions at Thomas Rehbein Galerie
At the start of the season, Thomas Rehbein Gallery shows new works by Andreas Gefeller.
The work of Andreas Gefeller inherits the quiet poetry of intense observation. The consideration of a rapidly changing outside world serves as the starting point for his new series "The Backside of Light".
By revealing underlying structures of superficial appearances, Gefeller sheds light on existential questions and pursues his own fascination for creation. With a sensitive grasp he explores the … more
For the self-description of today’s world, key concepts such as "digital image flood", "information overload" and "over-stimulation" are used. Characterized by an accelerated perception dictated by daily life, it is not easy to focus on one thing and to sharpen our viewing habits to a variety of perceptual options.
Andreas Gefeller’s works of his series Blank allows one to pause for a moment and to slow down one’s view. Using the techniques of … more
Andreas Gefeller’s fourth solo show in the Thomas Rehbein Gallery is presenting his most recent series Blank. Again the photographer focuses his attention to urban and industrial areas, aspects of our contemporary life. Similar to his previous work The Japan Series Gefeller’s youngest photographs bear a perceptible resemblance to drawings or watercolours and oscillate between documentation and construction. Photography’s objectivity and its claim to depict reality are poeticall… more
Andreas GefellerThe Japan SeriesArt changes one's view upon reality. To heighten awareness and expand our perception of a supposedly well-known reality is the central aspiration of the works by Düsseldorf-based photographer Andreas Gefeller. „The Japan Series“ is his youngest series following „Supervisions“ and originated on the occasion of the project „European Eyes on Japan“, in which European photographers are invited annually to work in this Far … more
Ever since the digital technology noisily and overwhelmingly stormed onto the field of photography, the medium has had to wince repeatedly at the question about the degree to which its traditionally distinctive characteristic, namely an indissoluble connection to the factual, still remains capable of providing a meaningful basis for photographic discourse. In his astounding and precisely balanced pictural projects, Andreas Gefeller offers evidence of the type of foundations which may be laid dow… more