• Gert Rappenecker

    Galerie Schorm

    The works in this show come from Gert Rappenecker’s “Norderney Series,” 1990, and “Clay Drawings,” 1990–91. Actually, all of Rappenecker’s works here are untitled, and the series titles appear only in parentheses; the titles are thus more an aid in classification than a stimulus to association. Accordingly, the categories, and not so much the individual works, bring up art-historical references.

    For the “Norderney Series,” named after a German island in the North Sea, the point of departure is the classical seascape. Rappenecker’s seascapes, however, are altered photographs: the horizon, as it

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