How intensively do photographers examine their motifs? How much attention to they pay to individuals who view their pictures? The photographer Thomas Bergner dedicates himself to this question.


Paintings by Heiner Meyer
Heiner Meyer’s painting is characterized by consistency and an undogmatic reluctance to compromise as well as by the principles of arte sull’arte—art of which the primary subject is art. With superior ease he lays quotes and adaptations from a wide variety of sources one upon the other, thereby demonstrating the synchronicity of nonsynchronicity. Sculptures from classical Greek antiquity, portraits of movie stars of the 1950s, Mickey Mouse and other comic book characters, butterflies, cubes—these are the recurring set pieces of Meyer’s pictorial language, which he quotes in ever newer constellations and confrontations. This subjective iconography is reconstituted from picture to picture. Meyer’s art is always a new creation, never a repetition. His pictorial vocabulary is declined and conjugated in a different way in each of his works.

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September 2006

ISBN 978-3-86678-021-7

24,00 x 31,50 cm

128 Pages

99 colored and 12 b/w illustrations

Hardcover with clothbound, bound, with dust-jacket, without slipcase

Languages: German, English

Galerie Terminus, München

Petra Lamers-Schütze, Michael Stoeber, and Michael Wessing
The illustrated book was published on the occasion of the exhibition “Heiner Meyer: Neue Arbeiten“, 2006, Galerie Terminus, Munich.