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Born in Rosenheim in 1967, Thomas Helbig today lives and works in Berlin. He will be showing new sculptures that seem to have landed in the gallery from another world. Helbig destroys commonplace, mass-produced, naturalistic figures normally intended for decorative purposes and forces their fragments into strangely futurist forms and structures.

Berthold Reiss writes: "[found objects] are reunited in Helbig's sculptures into the distorted image of an organism [...]. We do not know what forces and powers determine our destiny. We do not know who we ourselves are. It is in the works of Thomas Helbig, however, that the psychic energies that dominate us find their form, their exact and authentic expression."Helbig's drawings and paintings, on the other hand, are like windows that open out onto a completely different, dematerialized world: traces and vestiges of abstract, modernistic forms seem to hover weightlessly, enigmatically and poetically in the vastness of the cosmos.

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Raumansicht | Installation view
Raumansicht | Installation view
Raumansicht | Installation view
Toter, 2007
Skulptur | Sculpture
Hirn, 2007
Skulptur | Sculpture
130 x 42 x 32 cm
Licht, 2007
Material-Collage
85 x 72 x 5 cm
Sonne, 2007
Lack und Öl auf Holz | Lacquer and oil on wood
135 x 105,2 x 3,5 cm
Reise, 2007
Lack und Öl auf Holz | Lacquer and oil on wood
255 x 200 x 5 cm
Futur, 2007
Zeichnung | drawing
35,8 x 48 cm
Futur, 2007
Zeichnung | drawing
48 x 35,8 cm
Futur, 2007
Zeichnung | drawing
48 x 35,8 cm
Thomas HelbigFutur01.12.2007 – 19.01.2008
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