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Janaina Tschäpe

Janaina Tschäpe explores landscape as a site of morphological transformation. The natural world forms the stage in which abstract primordial scenes of longing, sex, and death play out, whether in painting, sculpture, photographs, or on the screen. Liquids, biomorphism, memory, hybridity, and the plasticity of subjectivity: these associations offer only a brief introduction into the artist‘s layered conceptual lexicon.

Janaina Tschäpe (b.1973, Munich) lives and works in New York City and Rio de Janeiro.  Her work has been exhibited in prestigious international institutions, including Jeu de Paume, Paris; IMMA, Dublin; Rubin Museum, New York; Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro. Her work is held in distinguished collections such as the Centre Pompidou, Paris; National Gallery of Art, Washington; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna; and the Inhotim Centro de Arte Contemporânea, Minas Gerais.

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Chewing Gum Mountain , 2015, Mixed media on canvas, 152 x 152 cm

Chewing Gum Mountain, 2015, Mixed media on canvas, 152 x 152 cm

Girl Watching a Bird in the Horizon, 2015, mixed media on canvas, 292 x 400 cm

Girl Watching a Bird in the Horizon, 2015, mixed media on canvas, 292 x 400 cm

Fernweh II, 2015, mixed media on watercolor paper, 152,4 x 221 cm

Fernweh II, 2015, mixed media on watercolor paper, 152,4 x 221 cm

Fernweh I, 2015, mixed media on watercolor paper, 152,4 x 244,4 cm

Fernweh I, 2015, mixed media on watercolor paper, 152,4 x 244,4 cm

Fernweh III, 2015, mixed media on watercolor paper, 152,4 x 234,1 cm

Fernweh III, 2015, mixed media on watercolor paper, 152,4 x 234,1 cm

Poppy I, 2015, watercolour on paper, 22 x 30,5 cm

Poppy I, 2015, watercolour on paper, 22 x 30,5 cm

Poppy II, 2015, watercolour on paper, 22 x 30,5 cm

Poppy II, 2015, watercolour on paper, 22 x 30,5 cm

Poppy III, 2015, watercolour on paper, 22 x 30,5 cm

Poppy III, 2015, watercolour on paper, 22 x 30,5 cm

Poppy IV, 2015, watercolour on paper, 22 x 30,5 cm

Poppy IV, 2015, watercolour on paper, 22 x 30,5 cm

Poppy V, 2015, watercolour on paper, 22 x 30,5 cm

Poppy V, 2015, watercolour on paper, 22 x 30,5 cm

Poppy VI, 2015, watercolour on paper, 22 x 30,5 cm

Poppy VI, 2015, watercolour on paper, 22 x 30,5 cm

Poppy VII, 2015, watercolour on paper, 22 x 30,5 cm

Poppy VII, 2015, watercolour on paper, 22 x 30,5 cm

Poppy VIII, 2015, watercolour on paper, 22 x 30,5 cm

Poppy VIII, 2015, watercolour on paper, 22 x 30,5 cm

Poppy IX, 2015, watercolour on paper, 22 x 30,5 cm

Poppy IX, 2015, watercolour on paper, 22 x 30,5 cm

Dream Particles , 2011, watercolour and pastels on paper, 140 x 240 cm

Dream Particles, 2011, watercolour and pastels on paper, 140 x 240 cm

Staubwolke , 2011, watercolour and pastels on paper, 178 x 152 cm

Staubwolke, 2011, watercolour and pastels on paper, 178 x 152 cm

Lacrimacorpus Dissolvens , 2004, mixed media on paper, 168,9 x 152,4 cm

Lacrimacorpus Dissolvens, 2004, mixed media on paper, 168,9 x 152,4 cm

Trying for Infinity IV , 2013, Acrylic on watercolor paper, 203 x 152 x 42 cm

Trying for Infinity IV, 2013, Acrylic on watercolor paper, 203 x 152 x 42 cm

Trying for Infinity III , 2013, Acrylic on watercolor paper, 203 x 152 x 42 cm

Trying for Infinity III, 2013, Acrylic on watercolor paper, 203 x 152 x 42 cm

Blood, Sea , 2004, 4 channel video installation, 13:48 min

Blood, Sea, 2004, 4 channel video installation, 13:48 min