Heimo Zobernig

Galerie Meyer Kainer

“Ordering, fixing the places of things as well as ideas in their isolated form and showing their connections”—that’s how Heimo Zobernig defines his artistic method, which involves the analysis of ideas, the forms of presentation in art, and their relationship to theory. His is a cross-disciplinary body of work characterized by objectivity and formal reduction, standardized and normative systems. It enumerates its contents neutrally and without commentary, and it casually and repeatedly quotes the visual constants of the artist’s own previous work in order to relativize those constants in a kind of self-ironization.

Zobernig’s new works, all from 2002 and untitled, came as a much anticipated continuation of his basic discourse, which they extend with sophistication and ease. The first work in the exhibition, a net made of Trevira, a high-tech fiber often used for television studio

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