katharina fritsch at the deichtorhallen part II
 
katharina fritsch at the deichtorhallen   part II katharina fritsch at the deichtorhallen   part II
jan 07, 2010

katharina fritsch at the deichtorhallen part II

yesterday, we published part I of katharina fritsch’s solo exhibition at the deichtorhallen hamburg, germany. her symbolic sculpture plays on the tension between the familiar, surreal or uncanny, transformed through the color and the materials which she employs in her work. fritsch often recasts elements and characteristics from her own, personal world, through an extensive sculptural process, finishing each of her pieces with a precision and perfection. collectively, her work expresses a personal and cultural nostalgia which she shares with her viewers.

the show runs until february 7th, 2010.

company at the table, 1988 cotton, paint, polyester, wood 1600 x 175 x 140 cm image © designboomcompany at the table, 1988 cotton, paint, polyester, wood 1600 x 175 x 140 cm image © designboom

company at the table, 1988 (detail) cotton, paint, polyester, wood 1600 x 175 x 140 cm image © designboom

company at the table, 1988 (detail) cotton, paint, polyester, wood 1600 x 175 x 140 cm image © designboom

company at the table, 1998 (detail) cotton, paint, polyester, wood 1600 x 175 x 140 cm

display stand with madonnas, 1987 – 1989 aluminum, plaster, paint 82 x 270 cm image © designboom

display stand with vases, 1987 / 2001 aluminum, plastic, paint image © designboom

display stand with madonnas, 1987 – 1989 (detail) aluminum, plaster, plaint 82 x 270 cm

display stand with vases, 1987 / 2001 and rummage fish, 1987 / 1989 (detail)aluminum, plastic, paint image © designboom rummage fish, 1987 / 1989 image © designboom

display stand with vases, 1987 / 2001 (detail) aluminum, plastic, paint image © designboom

image © designboom

image © designboom (detail) image © designboom

postcard (swimming pool in essen), 2005 silkscreen print, forex 280 x 400 cm

fritsch’s most recent installation – based on postcards, from various cities, which were sent to her as a child from her grandfather – she has created a surreal garden which is formally precise and which resonates with both personal and cultural nostalgia. postcard (essen), 2005 silkscreen print, forex 280 x 400 cm

postcard (münster), 2005 silkscreen print, forex 280 x 400 cm

skeleton feet and photo (rose garden), 2006 polyester, paint, silkscreen, forex 140 x 40 x 40 cm image © designboom

skeleton feet, 2006 (detail)image © designboom

skeleton feet (profile), 2006 image © designboom

garden sculpture (torso), 2006 polyester, color

photos (marsh), 1977 / 2009 image © designboom

garden sculpture (torso), 2006 (detail) polyester, color image © designboom

postcard (essen), 2005 silkscreen print, forex 280 x 400 cm

general view image © designboom

elephant, 1987 polyester, wood, paint 150 x 165 x 65 inches image © designboom

elephant, 1987 polyester, wood, paint 160 x 420 x 380 cm image © designboom

postcards – beetle, beer, surfer, 2009 florentina fritsch and katharina fritsch silkscreen prints, magnets image © deesignboom

postcard (beetle), 2009 image © designboom

postcard (parrots), 2009 image © designboom

wallpaper with dinosaurs, 2008 image © designboom

night table, 2008 image © designboom

night table, 2008 (detail) image © designboom

wallpaper with dinosaurs, 2006 image © designboom

wallpaper with dinosaurs, 2006 and literary drawing 2006 / 2008 image © designboom

literary drawing (bullfinch), 2006 / 2008

postcard (ibiza)

postcard (ibiza)

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