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  • Provenance

    Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin

  • Catalogue Essay

    Thomas Helbig, when referring to his work, talks about it
    occupying a parallel universe. As the would-be narrator of a dark
    and dreamy fairy tale, he understands his paintings as windows
    into a mythological world and his sculptures as its inhabitants.
    Catalysed by chance, the Berlin-based artist works with old
    materials such as decoration figures, wood and construction
    foam found at random in places such as flea markets, forests
    or bins. In a process of deconstruction and reassembly, Helbig
    then transforms the existing objects into disturbing shapes that
    resemble uncanny bodies and creatures.

Berlin Zeitgeist! A selection from the Adam Lindemann collection of contemporary German art

19

Untitled

2007
Mixed media.
163.8 x 41.9 x 45.1 cm (64 1/2 x 16 1/2 x 17 3/4 in).

Estimate
£10,000 - 15,000 ‡ ♠

Contemporary Art Evening Sale

13 October 2010
London