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Berlin bike

Berlin bike, 2012 - David Claerbout

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Berlin bike, 2012

David Claerbout  

45 x 32.5 cm / 17.72 x 12.8 inch
Edition of 50 copies, signed and numbered by the artist

  • Medium: epson pigment print on Canson High gloss rc 315 gsm, K3 Ultrachrome inks
  • This work is unframed
  • Ships in 5 to 10 business days from United Kingdom

about this work

Claerbout's work deals with the transient nature of time and place on a specific moment and the incapability of any form of visual reproduction to completely capture 'reality' as it comes or exists. Or to speak with the artist's own words: 'I don't know if recording reality and making your own reality is really any different". 

Berlin Bike (2012) was published by Parasol Unit, London on the occasion of the solo exhibition The time that remains by David Claerbout in 2012.

about David Claerbout

As one of the most innovative and acclaimed artists of his generation working with moving image, David Claerbout has created a striking body of works within which the media of film and photography appear to co-exist. Claerbout's works often depict some everyday activity or event that seems to be the subject of the work, but as time passes we as viewers face a dilemma in how to decipher the artist’s intention. The works not only alter our established understanding of time and the narrative process but also our notions of reality, illusion, and the relationship between them.

David Claerbout has had numerous solo exhibitions, including SFMOMA, San Francisco; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; the MIT List Visual Arts Center, Massachusetts; and the Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich. His work has been shown in several major group exhibitions, including shows at Louisiana, Humblebaek; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; MCA, Chicago; and Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin.

Claerbout's work is also present in many important public collections, such as Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; Boijmans van Beuningen Museum, Rotterdam.

David Claerbout is represented by the following galleries;
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Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Brussels

Johnen Galerie, Berlin

Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich

Sean Kelly, New York

untilthen, Paris

You can also find more works by David Claerbout on his own website.

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