Fair: AAF Hamburg 2019

Presented Artists Christoph Rode | Nico Sawatzki | Merlin Kasimir Pohl Exhibition dates 14.-17.11.2019 Vernissage 13.11.2019 | 18:00 Late View 14.11.2019 | 18:00

OLD INTO NEW

Three befriended galleries, eight special artists, one theme: OLD INTO NEW. Classic positions meet new interpretations and familiar themes are challenged by new perspectives. As the Kiel-Leipzig gallery cooperation, we show new works by selected artists in the wonderfully historic ambience of the Barlach Halle K in the middle of Hamburg.

Christoph Rode – die eckige Ananas in runden Schachteln

This peculiar and individual imagery occasionally allows itself to be identified as being set in a certain time period through elements such as the interior design or items of clothing. The works, however, do not symbolize the time period portrayed. They also do not represent a processing of the artist’s emotions, thoughts, or surroundings. Instead the painter looks for inspiration in reproductions, newspapers, history books, and films.

Christoph Rode

Christoph Rode (* 1984, Berlin) is a German painter and graphic artist. Rode’s mostly large format works take on room or landscape situations. They remind the viewer of stage installations and multidimensional scenarios filled with fragmented content. This peculiar and individual imagery occasionally allows itself to be identified as being set in a certain time […]