Heiner Meyer

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21/07/2022 - 13/08/2022

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For more than two decades, Heiner Meyer's paintings and sculptures have been a cheerful rendezvous of world-famous status symbols: expensive sports cars, icons of furniture design, luxury products by Hèrmes, Prada, Gucci or Chanel, breathtakingly beautiful film stars like Claudia Cardinale, Audrey Hepburn or Liz Taylor and sexy women in lingerie and high heels... Highly coveted objects populate his canvases or are cast in precious metal. Colorfully bright, gold and silver shimmering, he takes in his glamorous images our dependence on the beautiful dazzle in an illusory world often defined by money and prestige objects on the grain. This, however, never with a critically raised forefinger, but with an affectionate wink and ironic allusions. After all, isn't it human to dream of such a life of luxury or to remember the carefree childhood days with Disney's immortal characters? Moreover, his paintings come across in the perfection of his old-masterly fine painting style or with clever allusions to great masters of art history such as Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol or Gerhard Richter. Meyer is a virtuoso with brush and canvas and an imaginative juggler who creates a wonderful new world out of the Lego box of art, film and consumer history. Heiner Meyer from Bielefeld is represented in over 100 public collections and has been honored with more than 250 exhibitions worldwide.