London 27 November 2008 - 27 January 2009
27 November 2008 – 31 January 2009 Simon Lee Gallery is delighted to present its first solo exhibition of the German artist Hans-Peter Feldmann. His measured and witty method of assembling found objects and imagery from everyday life has extended artistic communication beyond the traditional practice. Since the 1970’s he has played an influential role for many of his peers and has been a prominent figure for a younger generation. Throughout his work Feldmann demonstrates a particular awareness and sensitivity to the notion of time. One such example is the Time Series, in which Feldmann takes 36 shots (a roll of film) in quick succession so as to comprehend the passage of time. The resulting series of black and white photos range from; traffic at a street corner, a woman cleaning her window, to a boat slowly floating down the river Rhine, all of which identify poetry in the mundane...