Wolfgang Tillmans «Neue Welt»

Wolfgang Tillmans
Tukan, 2010
Courtesy Galerie Buchholz, Köln/Berlin

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Wolfgang Tillmans «Neue Welt»

The new world as seen through a lens...

Photographer Wolfgang Tillmans‘ fascination with science, technology and transportation is the focus of his new photography exhibition Neue Welt (New World) taking place in Zurich.

This new collection, alongside extensions of his long-running series such as Silver, captures aspects of modern life in the context of global production and the role of surfaces in our perception of reality. Airports, shopping centres, façades, cladding and padding all fall under the gaze of Tillmans’ camera. The role of technology in photography is also a point of interest for the artist, who often exploits the chemical-mechanical process of development in his images.

Don’t fancy that lobster much, I must say.

Neue Welt can be seen at Kunsthalle Zürich, until 4th November.

Wolfgang Tillmans Neue Welt

Wolfgang Tillmans
Astro Crusto (a), 2012
Courtesy Galerie Buchholz, Köln/Berlin

Wolfgang Tillmans Neue Welt

Wolfgang Tillmans
Kilimanjaro, 2012
Courtesy Galerie Buchholz, Köln/Berlin

Wolfgang Tillmans Neue Welt

Wolfgang Tillmans
OP, 2011
Courtesy Galerie Buchholz, Köln/Berlin

Wolfgang Tillmans Neue Welt

Wolfgang Tillmans
Eierstapel, 2009
Courtesy Galerie Buchholz, Köln/Berlin

Wolfgang Tillmans Neue Welt

Wolfgang Tillmans
Silver 82, 2011
Courtesy Galerie Buchholz, Köln/Berlin

Wolfgang Tillmans Neue Welt

Wolfgang Tillmans
Nightfall (b), 2010
Courtesy Galerie Buchholz, Köln/Berlin

Wolfgang Tillmans Neue Welt

Wolfgang Tillmans
Headlight (b), 2012
Courtesy Galerie Buchholz, Köln/Berlin

Wolfgang Tillmans Neue Welt

Wolfgang Tillmans
Rest of World, 2009
Courtesy Galerie Buchholz, Köln/Berlin

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