Galerie Andrea Caratsch presents ‘Camera in Motion: From Chur to Tirano’

 ‘Camera in Motion:From Chur to Tirano’ has opened at Galerie Andrea Caratsch, an exhibition in collaboration with von Bartha, showing the largest collection of prints so far.

Photographed over the course of an entire year, to form an extensive and breathtaking collection of photographs that blur the boundaries between abstract art and landscape photography, ‘Camera in Motion – From Chur to Tirano’, supported by Leica Camera, explores the landscape along the World Heritage Rhaetian Albula/Bernina Railway line, taking photographs from a moving train.

Galerie Andrea Caratsch, Via Serlas 12, CH-7500 St. Moritz
Monday 1st of December 2014 – April 2015
MON-SAT 2-7pm and by appointment

Rolf at the panel talk with Martina von Meyenburg and Prof. Dr. Georg Kohler

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For the occasion of Martina von Meyenburg’s opening of her new exhibition ‘The Dipping Game’ at Katz Contemporary in Zürich, Rolf participated in a panel talk together with Martina and Prof. Dr. Georg Kohler at the Dolder Grand Hotel. Please find links to the talk (in German) below.

Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PtQ6354Sl8s

Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7SEiAE1fKUw

Part 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZR-WOXI-uk

Rolf at Sketch Creative Talk in Conversation with Harry Richardson and Clare Page

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Earlier this week Rolf was in conversation with Clare Page and Harry Richardson from the design studio Committee, opening the Ketel One Creative Talks at Sketch London. Billed as ‘a monthly series of informal discussions from celebrated minds in the creative industry’, Rolf discussed his own cultural influences and how they can be seen throughout his work before becoming the main theme of our recent show ‘typisch deutsch’. They also explored the use of nostalgic themes as a tool for commercial industry.

The casual, salon-style conversations give an insight to the minds of brilliant influencers in art and design. It looks to be an exciting program with Ron Arad, Max Lamb, Faye Toogood and Piergiorgio Robino taking part in further talks, there’s no better place to spend a relaxing Sunday evening.  Thanks Clea!

www.sketch.uk.com

‘A light breath’ showing at Masterpiece with Leila Heller Gallery

Leila Heller Gallery is showing the kinetic sculpture ‘a light breath’ at Masterpiece 2014 in London.

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A pillow is injected with movement through a ‘breathing’ motion concealed within. Its ‘whispering window’ quietly echoes the faint sound of human breathing encouraging the viewer to interact intimately with it. The piece is full of human traces, while, simultaneously, is conspicuously absent of it.

http://www.leilahellergallery.com/

Preview Day / 26 June 11.00-22.00

Public Fair Days / 26-27 June 11.00-21.00 / 28-29 June 11.00-19.00 / 30 June 11.00-18.00 Followed by the charity party in aid of Marie Curie at 19.00 / 1-2 July 11.00-21.00

http://www.masterpiecefair.com/

Workshop visit at Nymphenburg Porzellan Manufaktur

 

During set up of our exhibition in the beautiful spaces of the Nymphenburg Porzellan Manufaktur, we were lucky to get a tour through the extensive workshops.

Nymphenburg is historically the porcelain manufactory of the Bavarian crown. Since its founding in 1747 porcelain has been produced here in the same way. Even today all mechanical equipment is powered by the water which runs from the estate’s stream. All pieces are completely made by hand which is a fascinating process to watch. We very much enjoyed our visit!

An intimate exhibition at Nymphenburg Porzellan Manufaktur presenting ‘Die/Das Maß’

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Nymphenburg Porzellan Manufaktur are presenting ‘Die/das Maß’, which was specially designed by Rolf and hand-crafted by Nymphenburg for his ‘typisch deutsch?’ exhibition. The work celebrates the brewing traditions in Germany, while drawing attention to this unnoticed, yet familiar object. The use of white biscuit porcelain belies its traditional function and calls for the viewer to respond to its pure form, free of practical purpose.

The work forms part of Nymphenburg’s “Edition” collection and is available to purchase in the Nymphenburg shop in Munich or online.

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For the exhibition, Rolf also created a number of new, small-scale witty and surreal objects, that are intended to demonstrate his typical conceptual approach of finding beauty in the simplicity of everyday objects by adding elements of wit and humour to their purity and utilitarian form.

‘Bodenständig’ on show at the Guggenheim Museum during Architecture Biennale in Venice

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Pur work  ‘bodenständig’ is on show at the ‘For your Eyes Only – A Private Collection, from Mannerism to Surrealism’ where a selection of approximately 120 works from the private collection of Richard and Ulla Dreyfus are on show, presenting works that range from the Middle Ages to present day by artists such as Francesco Clemente, Salvador Dalí, Max Ernst, René Magritte, Man Ray, Not Vital and Andy Warhol, among many others.