ERÖFFNUNG IN DEN NEUEN RÄUMEN
October 29 - December 4, 2010
We are delighted to display the new work series of interiors alongside selected cityscape works by Beate Gütschow in her third exhibition.
Gütschow’s black and white photographic views set urban spaces into scene that strangely have the affect of the familiar. Majestic columns attach to minimalistic structures forming architectonic ensembles which are captivating in their clear structure and reduced formal terms. Wide squares open into the depth of the image. Solitary skyscrapers tower into the sky at the edge of the horizon conveying a feeling of the dimensions of these metropolises. In the monumental urban landscapes the single, isolated human silhouettes seem like tiny staffages in an otherwise unpopulated scenery.
Upon closer inspection the traces of decay become apparent: grassy tufts on paved squares, mounds of debris, scattered rubbish bags, upturned plant tubs and burnt out cars. The locations persist in a weightless silence - modernist utopias - ends and new beginnings at one and the
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