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'INTO THE WILD', oil on canvas, 3 panels, 60 by 120 inches (152x305cm), 2020
'INTO THE WILD', inspired by the age-old desire of exploration and conquest, is proposing to stage such passage from a merely observational parading of its subject into a purely artistic matter. In a sense, the work trie...

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'ROSEBUDS', oil and gold leaf on canvas, 38 by 50 inches (96x127cm), 2021
It might be of innate interest to learn, how this painting’s early stage developed and eventually ended up radically metamorphing opposite style elements, with the result of moving Lederle’s work towards a whole new directi...

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‘FOREVER YOUNG’, oil on canvas, 50 by 66 inches (127x168cm), 2008 - DETAIL
A rough stencilled word etched into the enigmatic image evoking a textured face or perhaps a landscape. The use of translucent coldwax, a substance that adds body to paint for impasto technique imbues a competitive edge, a...

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MAY 29 2021
Am Wall 6, 14979 Großbeeren, Germany


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‘ADAPTATION DEAM’, mixed media on canvas stripes over canvas, 50 by 38 inches (127 x 96 cm), 2015 - DETAIL
The composition of this work is made up from three different canvases laid over a sketched up primary canvas. It was conceived as a counterpoint to be shown next to the much larger work of t...

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‘THE QUARRY’, oil on canvas, 3 panels, 60 x 120 in (152x305cm), 2021 - IN PROGRESS - DETAIL
This three panel painting is a continuation of the latest landscape versus paint-scape exploration by Lederle. It builds upon the fundamentals of the PIXEL series, but with a distinct dot structure and its...

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'ADAPTATION NA NA', mixed media on canvas stripes over canvas, 50 by 38 inches (127 x 96 cm), 2016 - DETAIL
This work from the ADAPTATION SERIES combines two original paintings cut into stripes and reconstructed onto a singles canvas. The surface suggests it was uncovered through scraping and ga...

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'INTO THE LAKE', oil on canvas, 3 panels, 60 by 120 inches (152x305cm), 2020
One of the latest work by Lederle, ‘INTO THE LAKE’ wants to capture the essence of this actual landscape in symbolic abstraction. J.M.W. Turner was drawn to this location nearly 180 years earlier and produced one of his ...

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‘SILENCE NO.3’, oil on canvas, 60 by 66 inches, 2004 - DETAIL
The SILENCE / WHITE SERIES paintings suggest a reality of transcending portraiture and opaque anecdotes in a near white-out brilliant existence where subject and form disintegrate in a visual grandeur. Lederle directs his choice of sub...

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Imagine Claude Monet's pastel Poplars... if Monet was working 100 years later and spent a lot of time on the internet... and you get somewhere close to the work of Hermann Lederle at BERLINNA.
The German painter, who now resides in Los Angeles, gives impressionism a contemporary inflection. Where before wispy brushstrokes and springtime hues ruled, Lederle works in the colors and shapes of our time. His paintings have an edge to them and an electric energy pulsing throughout. Lederle creates his 3-D effect by first painting with a traditional brush and then reworking it with a painter's knife, giving the paint a contradictory texture.
Lederle's paintings at the BERLINNA Factory Loft Gallery capture how it feels to see in the modern world. Waterlilies are replaced with welcome screens and rolling sunsets with flashing advertisements. But there is a beauty to this contemporary image of seeing, even if it is a little sharp around the edges.

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