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Martina Steckholzer

SELECTED WORKS BY Martina Steckholzer

Cat
Martina Steckholzer
Cat

2005

Acrylic on canvas

130 x 170 cm
Chromogenic
Martina Steckholzer
Chromogenic

2005

Acrylic on canvas

130 x 170 cm
Fragen
Martina Steckholzer
Fragen

2005

Acrylic on canvas

130 x 170 cm
Martina Steckholzer’s paintings offer a poetic ambience suggesting an infinite nothingness of space. Working from video footage filmed in art galleries, air fairs, studios, and museums, she isolates frames that capture the in-between spaces, unusual angles, and overlooked vantages of familiar generic places. Translated into paintings, these images become dislocated into virtual fields: flat canvases projecting abstracted illusions of line, shape, and tone replay the experience of gallery within the gallery, mirroring the hallowed white cube as sublime aesthetic.
Maybe We Should
Martina Steckholzer
Maybe We Should

2005

Acrylic on canvas

130 x 170 cm
Derived from a nature photograph, Martina Steckholzer’s Maybe We Should is a mere insinuation of landscape. Reduced to a series of black gestures on a white ground, Steckholzer’s canvas resounds with a strange absence. Referencing the high contrast of photo media, Maybe We Should occupies an unexpected space as a painting: cropped as if a screen, its stark contrast replicates an ethereal light. Fractured by her attenuate mark-making, the suggestion of image hovers with brittle fragility.
Neon
Martina Steckholzer
Neon

2005

Acrylic on canvas

130 x 170 cm
Devoid of colour, Martina Steckholzer’s Neon uses only grey hues to further minimalise her architectural subjects; as the recognisable melts away through delicate layers of paint, only the empty inference of space remains. In Neon, Steckholzer uses the malleable quality of her medium to reflect phantasmal tricks of light, her graphic image dissolves into subtle hand-made gestures. Cut through with black forms, Neon gives the sensation of both solidity and weightlessness, creating an ephemeral expressionism from the cold rationality of photographic media.
All
Martina Steckholzer
All

2005

Pigment on cotton

130 x 170 cm
Meese 4
Martina Steckholzer
Meese 4

2004

Pigment on cotton

130 x 170 cm






Other artists in
Artists in future exhibitions

Dawit Abebe    Caroline Achaintre    Rebecca Ackroyd    Markus Amm    Helene Appel    Ivan Argote    Dan Attoe    Diann Bauer    Michael Bauer    Dan Bayles    Simon Bedwell    Anna Freeman Bentley    Emilia Bergmark    Katherine Bernhardt    Gabriele Beveridge    Richard Billingham    Alina and Jeff Bliumis    Gabriella Boyd    Matti Braun    Bozidar Brazda    Jonny Briggs    David Brooks    Joey Bryniarska    Agnieszka Brzezanska    Loz Chalk    Ronin Cho    James Clarkson    Lucy Coggle    Andy Collins    Inez de Coo    Jessica Craig-Martin    Ana Cvorovic    Ian Davis    Nicholas Dedics    Tomory Dodge    Robert Dowling    Stef Driesen    Howard Dyke    Ara Dymond    Judith Eisler    Annabel Emson    Carlos Noronha Feio    Dee Ferris    Luc Fuller    Michael Fullerton    Dmitri Galitzine    Julia Goldman    Hilary Harnischfeger    Chris Hawtin    Kati Heck    David Herbert    Patrick Hill    Dan Holdsworth    Phillipa Horan    Shara Hughes    Elliot Hundley    Tom Hunter    Jessica Jackson Hutchins    Merlin James    Tillman Kaiser    Alice Könitz    Terence Koh    John Korner    Ulrich Lamsfuss    Liane Lang    Molly Larkey    Paul Lee    Andrea Lehmann    Juliette Losq    Christina Mackie    Jill Mason    Claire McArdle    Ella McCartney    Lucy McKenzie    Martin McMurray    Turay Mederic    Robert Melee    Ian Monroe    Kristine Moran    Eduard Moreno    Yasumasa Morimura    Luisa Mota    Nick Nowicki    Matt O'dell    Marco Palmieri    Selma Parlour    Oliver Perkins    Marius Pfannenstiel    Arthur Prior    Max Prus    R.H. Quaytman    Neil Raitt    Sean Raspet    Brian Reed    Halsey Rodman    Florian Roithmayr    Ruth Root    Stefan Sandner    Hideyuki Sawayanagi    Amba Sayal-Bennett    Anne Kathrin Schuhmann    Michael Schultz    Macrae Semans    Conrad Shawcross    Jamie Shovlin    Agathe Snow    Martina Steckholzer    Jack Strange    Miriam Sweeney    Emma Talbot    Mateo Tannatt    Stephanie Taylor    Adam Thompson    Rafal Topolewski    Ryan Trecartin    Caroline Walker    Ben Washington    Chuck Webster    Aaron Wexler    Poppy Whatmore    Julia Whiting    Jenny Wiener    Susanne M. Winterling    Saskia Olde Wolbers     Yeesookyung    Haeri Yoo

Martina Steckholzer's BIOGRAPHY

Born in 1974, Sterzing, Italy


SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2011
Wilkinson Gallery, London

2010
Galerie Meyer Kainer, Vienna

2009
Stadtgalerie Schwaz, Shwaz

2008
Galerie Meyer Kainer, Vienna
In And Out Of, Art in Architecture, Bressanone

2006
Wilkinson Gallery, London

2005
Arge Kunst Museum, Bozen

2004
Messe, Galerie Meyer Kainer, Vienna
Studio, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg


GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2010
Passion fruits picked from the Olbricht Collection, me Collectors Room, Berlin

2009
How to be a player, Gregor Eldarb, Martina Steckholzer, Galerie Stadtpark, Krems
42, Bolzano

2008
Pictorial Space, Gyor, Poprad, Beograd
Peripheral Vision and Collective Body, MUSEION, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art,Bolzano, Germany
Abstract, Museum Moderner Kunst Karnten, Klagenfurt

2007
Blickwechsel Nr.3, aus der sammlung, Kunstankaufe

2006
Sammlung Essl, Klosterneuburg, Austria

2005
Avec Peinture, Galerie 5020, Salzburg
Extension Turn, Austrian Cultural Forum, Tokio
Dejàvu, Atelier Augarten, Austrian Gallery Belvedere, Vienna

2003
Hybrid, Berchtoldvilla, Salzburg
Superflat, Dreizehnzwei, Vienna

2001
Galerie 5020, Salzburg
Hommage à Louise Bourgeoise, Prints and Drawings Collection, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, Austria
Block, ApexArt, New York, USA

2000
Die Bücher der Künstler, Library, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, Austria

1999
Galerie Station 3, Vienna, Austria

1998
Galerie der Stadt Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria