While Raquel Maulwurf’s previous work dealt mainly with the remnants and destruction of war, her latest work focusses on our world’s chaos when hit by the forces of nature and ecological disasters. She will make a new large scale work on paper from the “Into the trees” series which will be combined with a select group of her intriguing smart phone – sized miniature drawings which drew much attention at last year’s fair. With these works she was included in the “Top 10 artists from PULSE” on Culture Trip, while in 2014 she was nominated for the PULSE Prize.
Livingstone will also present recent works on paper made by Daniele Galliano for “Livingstone Projects,” their studio and presentation space in Berlin. Galliano’s new series of work titled “I don’t exist” reflects on the refugee crisis in his homeland Italy and in Germany. His ‘photographic realism’ works consist of images of places and people.
Also on show will be two installations by Berlin based artist Manfred Schneider. In February, Livingstone presented Schneider’s work at Art Rotterdam 2016, where he created an impressive installation containing a meteor floating over a bed with a crater landscape. For PULSE, he will create a smaller installation, entitled “Pas de deux,” of a cactus on a hill with collages of people, who seem to be aiming for the top.
The works of these three artists reflect on the contemporary crises and current places of conflict in the world, each from their own unique perspective. The artists do not show individual works but choose an installation-like presentation to offer more context to the viewer. Therefore, all works will interact with each other in the Livingstone booth.
About Livingstone Gallery
Livingstone Gallery was established in 1991 and focuses on contemporary painting, drawing and sculpture of international significance. Exhibitions included James Brown, Jannis Kounellis, Sol LeWitt, Arnulf Rainer and the last exhibition of Robert Rauschenberg. An important priority is the discovery and advancement of young artists such as Daniele Galliano and Raquel Maulwurf. Over the years the gallery was represented at many international art fairs, including Art Basel and VOLTA New York. In the Netherlands the gallery has been present at Art Fairs in Amsterdam and Rotterdam since the beginning. With twenty years of experience, they continue to confront the new with the established, searching continuity and the experiment. Livingstone Gallery is a member of the Dutch Gallery Association (NGA) and the Dutch Association for the Original Print (VOG).
Founded in 2005, PULSE Contemporary Art Fair is an established part of the annual art calendar with editions in New York and Miami Beach. The fair is recognized for providing its international community of emerging and established galleries with a dynamic platform for connecting with a global audience. PULSE offers visitors an engaging environment in which to discover and collect the most compelling contemporary art being produced today.