Beate Guetschow

 

 

 

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Beate Gütschow: HC#6, C-print, 115x153 cm, 2018, Courtesy: Barbara Gross Galerie, München; Produzentengalerie Hamburg; Sonnabend Gallery, New York. © Beate Gütschow, VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2019

 

 

 

In her new group of works “HC“, Beate Gütschow employs a combination of several digital tools: using digital photography and photogrammetry she records existing motifs from the current architectural environment. These are then composed on the computer through the use of 3D programs (Cinema 4D) and digital image processing (Photoshop) to make a „photographic“ looking image with a coherent illusionary space. However, Gütschow replaces the usual and expected „photographically“ connoted central perspective by the „unnatural“ parallel perspective of the 3D program. Her title „HC“, which stands for „Hortus Conclusus” (enclosed garden), refers to the pictorial representation of gardens in the Middle Ages and the early Renaissance
(immediately before the invention of the centrally-organised system of perspective). The historical quotation is used by Gütschow as a deliberate disruption of perception. The photographic habits of seeing and the associated (supposed) certainties are subjected to a sustained interrogation within the context of the new digital possibilities.

Text: Michael Reisch

 

 

 

Beate Gütschow: HC#4, C-Print,148x115cm, 2018
Courtesy: Barbara Gross Galerie, München; Produzentengalerie Hamburg; Sonnabend Gallery,
New York. © Beate Gütschow, VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2019

 

 

 

Beate Gütschow: HC#5, C-print, 148x115 cm, 2018
Courtesy: Barbara Gross Galerie, München; Produzentengalerie Hamburg; Sonnabend Gallery,
New York. © Beate Gütschow, VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2019

 

 

 

Beate Gütschow: HC#6, C-Print,148x115cm, 2018, Courtesy: Barbara Gross Galerie, München; Produzentengalerie Hamburg; Sonnabend Gallery, New York. © Beate Gütschow, VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2019