Reigen (La Ronde) - the title of the next exhibtion ist the term that many are familiar
with in the form of a famous theater play, in the context of this exhibition of works by Thomas Bernstern it is used as a metaphor. There are paintings of underwater worlds, the human-like creatures
represent in ornamental and simultaneously anarchic freedom of movement. These beings who partially baroque way intertwine in themselves and others, show the communication attempts of everyday life
with its contradictions and confusion that seem to lead to infinity.
Thomas Bernstein studied at Kunstakademie Düsseldorf in the classes of Tony Cragg and Fritz Schwegler. At an early age he received a scholarship at the famous MOMA P.S.1, New York. He himself was a lecturer at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf and until recently a professor at the HBK, in Hamburg.
His works have been exhibited in famous galleries such as Victorio Miro in London, Six Friedrich in Munich, Raphael Jaoblonka in Cologne, Mai 36 Galerie in Luzern, in Melbourne, as well as repeatedly in Kunsthalle Düsseldorf and Museum Kunst Palast Düsseldorf.
Additional informations you will find under his name in the German wikipedia.