The catalogue accompanying the exhibition UFA—History of a Brand at the Deutsche Kinemathek—Museum für Film und Fernsehen is dedicated to the economic and aesthetic strategies of the media company since its founding, in 1917.


Thomas Huber

Collector's Edition
“My pictures show spaces. You can see them but you can’t get to them; it is as if they are sealed behind clear glass. The picture is a promise that cannot be honoured, it is a wistful, sad thing. If I had the opportunity to enter the pictures, how would I find my bearings? I draw diagonal lines in the broad spatial flight. I find the centre at the point where these lines cross over. I add another diagonal and then another and check the depth of the picture. Eventually, an entire network of diagonals covers the spaces and I can identify a pattern of diamond shapes. The wall surfaces, shortened due to perspective, also resemble diamonds. Everything comes to a head below the surface; I see the pictures as sad diamonds.” (Thomas Huber, 2008)

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"Thomas Huber"

December 2005

ISBN 978-3-86678-185-6

30,00 x 21,50 cm

128 Pages

64 colored illustrations

Hardcover, bound, with dust-jacket

Languages: German, English, French

Diese Faksimile-Edition eines jüngst entstandenen Skizzenbuches erschien anlässlich der Ausstellung „Thomas Huber. rauten traurig“, 2008, MARTa Herford, 2008/2009, Carré d’Art – Musée d’Art Contemporain de Nîmes und 2009, Kunsthalle Tübingen.

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