Jörg Scheibe, »Reanimator 7«, All this and Heaven too, (Detail), oil on canvas, 2003
Spielhaus Morrison Galerie invites you to:
Paintings by Jörg Scheibe
Opening on Thursday 5th February 2004 at 6 p.m.
Exhibition Dates: 5th February - 20th March, 2004
Jörg Scheibe (born 1966 in Ebersbach, Saxony) studied in Dresden at the Hochschule für Bildende Künste from 1987-1993.
The Berlin-based painter Jörg Scheibe reanimates pictures. He gathers photos and images from magazines or from TV/Video, which he then distorts with the help of computers to the point that the image is dissolved and the dynamic form is subsequently transformed. Through this process Scheibe magically produces an elegance in painting that travels through various realities in the process of destruction and recreation.
Futuristic forms appear to transform in technological landscapes which come into being in an explosive metamorphosis and at the same time dissolve again. The extreme dynamic, the fluidity of the forms are perhaps the most notable feature of Scheibe's painting. The numerous possibilities of computer information mirror themselves in the manifestation of the speed of change. Here Scheibe's painterly style is always distinctly visible and is what makes his work standout from the current wave of computer-related painting. What manifests itself in Scheibe's paintings is in fact the actual essence of virtual reality.
Paintings of flowers form the second group of work which Scheibe has developed over some years. It is however in a very broken Romantic manner that flowers are always wrapped in plastic foil, appearing more dead than alive, flowers which are reanimated by Scheibe's painting. The white shining light of the transparent foil has a similar effect to the computer dissembled photos: they dissolve the forms of the flowers by laying an artificial structure over them
Spielhaus Morrison Galerie is pleased to present Jörg Scheibe's second solo show with the gallery.