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New Flowers

Martin Klimas

September 18 – December 20, 2019

Martin Klimas, Amarine II, 2015

Martin Klimas

Amarine II, 2015

Archival Pigment Print

31.50h x 24w in

Edition of 5

MK042

 

Martin Klimas, Dahlia III, 2015

Martin Klimas

Dahlia III, 2015

Archival Pigment Print

31.50h x 24w in

Edition of 5

MK044

 

Martin Klimas, Amarine, 2015

Martin Klimas

Amarine, 2015

Archival Pigment Print

31.50h x 24w in

Edition of 5

MK075

 

Martin Klimas, Anthurium, 2015

Martin Klimas

Anthurium, 2015

Archival Pigment Print

31.50h x 24w in

Edition of 5

MK142

Martin Klimas, Orchidaceae VII, 2010

Martin Klimas

Orchidaceae VII, 2010

Archival Pigment Print

60h x 43.50w in

Edition of 3

MK194

Martin Klimas, Dahlia Hybride, 2019

Martin Klimas

Dahlia Hybride, 2019

Archival Pigment Print

31.50h x 24w in

Edition of 5

MK202

Martin Klimas, Nymphaea Alba, 2018

Martin Klimas

Nymphaea Alba, 2018

Archival Pigment Print

31.50h x 24w in

Edition of 5

MK203

Martin Klimas, Aquilegia II, 2018

Martin Klimas

Aquilegia II, 2018

Archival Pigment Print

31.50h x 24w in

Edition of 5

MK204

Martin Klimas, Orchidaceae X, 2019

Martin Klimas

Orchidaceae X, 2019

Archival Pigment Print

31.50h x 24w in

Edition of 5

MK205

Martin Klimas, Crocosmia III, 2019

Martin Klimas

Crocosmia III, 2019

Archival Pigment Print

31.50h x 24w in

Edition of 5

MK206

Foley Gallery is pleased to present New Flowers, a solo exhibition featuring new photographs by Dusseldorf based artist Martin Klimas.  This will be the artist’s 6th solo exhibition with the gallery.

In his continuing Flowers series, Klimas continues to experiment with temporary sculpture structured by motion and time. Klimas composes classic, elegant still-life scenes with blossoming flowers placed in vases, nestled against vibrant monochrome backgrounds. The photographer then makes just one exposure, set off by the sound of impact as a spring-fired projectile bursts the vessel into a bedlam of fragmenting pieces. The resultant image captures what the human eye cannot and is deemed successful only when the height of tension exists between poised, motionless flower and its rupturing container. 

Martin Klimas received his diploma of visual communication from the Fachhochschule Düsseldorf in 2000. His photography has appeared in The New York Times Magazine and ARTnews. Klimas has been exhibited in galleries, museums and fairs throughout Germany, abroad and in the United States including a solo exhibition at The Andy Warhol Museum in spring 2008. His work has appeared on plates commissioned by VOGUE for the 2016 Met Gala. Martin Klimas currently lives and works in Düsseldorf, Germany.


New Flowers is on view through November 17th, 2019. Foley Gallery is open Wednesday through Saturday, 11 – 5:30pm and Sunday from 12-5pm. To request images; please contact the gallery at info@foleygallery.com.