until 06.05. | #1103ARTatBerlin | GALERIE SPRINGER BERLIN shows from 14th March 2017 the exhibition “Feierabend” by the artist Arnold Odermatt.
The Arnold Odermatt exhibition showcases new works from the book »Feierabend«, which was recently published by Steidl Verlag.
In the forthcoming exhibitions, Galerie Springer Berlin presents selected works by Arnold Odermatt from “Feierabend” (After Work), which has been published by Steidl Verlag at the end of last year. The book includes photographic series of objects and people from within the photographer’s environment, such as funiculars, cattle trade, village events and portraits. The artist was born in 1925 in Oberdorf in the Swiss canton Nidwalden. The artist was born in 1925 in Oberdorf in the Swiss canton Nidwalden. In 1948, Odermatt joined the police service of and retired in 1990. From the very beginning of his time in service, he took photos of the numerous collisions, which he witnessed in his line of work but he also photographed colleagues and family. At the beginning of the 1990s, his son, the director Urs Odermatt, discovered decades of archived traffic accidents while researching a film. Impressed by the quality of the works, he was promoted to publisher of all of Arnold Odermatt’s hitherto published books. The books “Karambolage”, “On Duty”, and “Off Duty”were published by Steidl Press, following by “Feierabend” (After Work) in Autumn 2016. In 2001, Harald Szeemann presented a selection of 32 works by Odermatt at the Venice Biennale. Thereafter followed numerous international solo and group exhibitions. The works of Arnold Odermatt can be found in many international collections and museums. The artist lives and works in Stans.
Vernissage: Saturday, 11th March 2017, 3 to 8 p.m.
Exhibtion period: Monday, 14th March to Saturday, 6th May 2017Zur GALERIE SPRINGER BERLIN
Image caption: Arnold Odermatt, Stansstad, 1964, Archival Pigment Print, 45 x 45 cm, © Urs Odermatt / Windisch
Image caption (red gondola): Arnold Odermatt, 169_Feierabend © Urs Odermatt, Windisch
Image caption (Mountain, train): Alpnach,1992 © Urs Odermatt, Windisch
Image caption (Mountain, persons): Stanserhorn.Stans,1958 © Urs Odermatt, Windisch
Image caption (Street, cars): Grünenwald.Engelberg,1953 © Urs Odermatt, Windisch
Image caption (Maschine): S258_Beckenried_1972 © Urs Odermatt, Windisch
Image caption (Car, cows): Oberdorf,1961 © Urs Odermatt, Windisch
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