In 2013 BALTIC will present an exhibition of recent work by Thomas Scheibitz, one of the leading German artists of his generation. Investigating the boundary between figuration and abstraction, Scheibitz draws upon motifs and themes from the everyday and popular culture in the form of film, literature, music and advertising as well as architecture. He also takes inspiration from art historical imagery such as Renaissance paintings or medieval engravings which he places in new perceptual contexts. This large-scale presentation will retrace the conceptual and painterly development of Scheibitz’s career with a particular focus on the human figure, and the determination of form between figuration and abstraction. The exhibition will comprise over two hundred works across BALTIC’s Level 3 and Level 4 galleries, including painting, sculpture, drawing and works on paper.
Thomas Scheibitz: ONE-Time Pad is organised by MMK Museum für Modern Kunst Frankfurt am Main.
Thomas Scheibitz, One-Time Pad 2012, © VG Bild-Kunst 2012