Tim Berresheim & Matthias Schaufler

March 18, 2011 - April 30, 2011

East Wing

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Tim Berresheim


Untitled
2010
Print on wood
44 x 36 inches

Matthias Schaufler

drei
2010
oil on canvas
39.25 x 31.5 inches

Press Release

In the East Wing, Corbett vs. Dempsey presents a double debut of two outstanding German artists showing in Chicago for the first time. Tim Berresheim subverts traditional media – painting, printmaking, photography, sculpture – creating Duchampian painting-objects that confound the eye and tease the brain. A whipping, hair-like image cavorts atop a woodgrain background in these one-of-a-kind prints. Matthias Schaufler is a painter and collage-maker based in Berlin. Working with a soft, pastel palette, his highly expressive, figurative paintings are sly and oblique, refracting meaning. Like Berresheim, Schaufler showed with Albert Oehlen (“Leg Show,” Patrick Painter, Santa Monica, 2007).


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