Galerie Barbara Thumm \ Martin Dammann – gegen über (The Face of Another)

\Martin Dammanngegen über

(The Face of Another)
10.09. - 29.10.2011

Martin Dammann, *1965 in Friedrichshafen/Bodensee,
lives and works in Berlin

Text: Thibaut de Ruyter

This exhibition certainly has a few surprises in store for those already familiar with Martin Dammann’s work, even though the artist does not depart from his favoured means of expression (watercolours, photography and video), and his paintings do not use templates different from his characteristic photographs, which are (usually) taken from anonymous archives.

Here, too, pictures form the starting point of his artistic investigation, which is shaped by a preoccupation with the supposed validity (one might say “truth”), reproduction and history of photographs, their development and transition into another medium.

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Galerie Barbara Thumm \ Martin Dammann – gegen über (The Face of Another)
Galerie Barbara Thumm \ Martin Dammann – gegen über (The Face of Another)
Galerie Barbara Thumm \ Martin Dammann – gegen über (The Face of Another)
Galerie Barbara Thumm \ Martin Dammann – gegen über (The Face of Another)
Galerie Barbara Thumm \ Martin Dammann – gegen über (The Face of Another)
Galerie Barbara Thumm \ Martin Dammann – gegen über (The Face of Another)