Christiane Löhr (bilingual edition)

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ISBN: 9783775746663 Category:

Alison de Lima Greene, Claudia Dichter, Dr Nicole Fritz, Germano Celant, Jannis Kounellis, Monika Poschmann, Yuri Mitsuda

Description

Delicate, nearly ephemeral structures, organic shapes, and restrained colors-the works of Christiane Löhr do not force themselves upon viewers. Nevertheless, they immediately capture the eye. For her sculptures and installations Löhr uses only natural materials. Blades of grass, plant stems, blossoms, seeds, and even horsehair are arranged into multilayered, fragile objects. For viewers, perception becomes a careful sort of exploration that tries to maintain the frangibility and magic of the objects. Their intense presence and their precise, innovative formations of organic materials position them in between sensuality and austerity.

This magnificently illustrated illustrated volume offers a survey of the last two decades of the artist’s career and her unusual creations. It is accompanied by essays by renowned authors such as Germano Celant and Marion Poschmann. An essay by Jannis Kounellis, who taught Löhr in a master’s program, rounds off the book.

Additional information

Weight 2026 g
Dimensions 27.1 x 30.1 cm
Publisher name Hatje Cantz Verlag
Publication date 20 October 2020
Number of pages 304
Format Hardback
Dimensions 27.1 x 30.1 cm
Weight 2026 g
CHRISTIANE LÖHR (*1965, Wiesbaden) lives in Cologne and Prato. Her unique work can be seen around the world; among other shows, she was a participant in the 49th Venice Biennale, curated by Harald Szeemann. Her work has also been seen in solo exhibitions at such places as the Panza Collection, Varese; the Kunsthaus Baselland; Vangi Museum, Shizuoka; and the Skulpturenpark Waldfrieden in Wuppertal.