‘electrodom’ by albert oehlen, 2008 (oil and paper on canvas)

albert oehlen    luhring augustine gallery, new york april 25 – may 30, 2009

new york’s luhring augustine gallery presents new paintings by german artist albert oehlen. in this his eighth solo show at the gallery, oehlen will be displaying a series of large-scale paintings that incorporate spanish advertisement posters. in each piece the artist combines a variety of ads together and paints over them. he uses the found print materials for their _obtrusive presence_. in this new series, he has minimized his use of paint letting the interplay between the brushstrokes and prints be the focus of attention.

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albert oehlen at luhring augustine gallery‘fish’ by albert oehlen, 2008 (oil and paper on canvas)

albert oehlen at luhring augustine gallery‘del ahorro’ by albert oehlen, 2008 (oil and paper on canvas)

albert oehlen at luhring augustine gallery‘ice’ by albert oehlen, 2008 (oil and paper on canvas)

albert oehlen at luhring augustine gallery’39 90’ by albert oehlen, 2008 (oil and paper on canvas)

albert oehlen at luhring augustine gallery‘no’ by albert oehlen, 2008 (oil and paper on canvas)

albert oehlen at luhring augustine gallery‘jigga’ by albert oehlen, 2008 (oil and paper on canvas)