Wolfgang Tillmans: On The Verge Of Visibility

Exhibition, Fundação de Serralves, Porto, Portugal.


From January 30, 2016 until April 25, 2016
Here, Wolfgang Tillmans pays particular attention to what he describes as his Vertical Landscapes, photographs of natural light phenomena – when day meets night, sky meets earth, cloud meets sky. Dating from 1995 until the present and printed at scales ranging from the standard size of photographic paper to a panoramic expanse of four metres, the images encapsulate the expressive potential of the artist’s highly developed visual formalism and his engagement with photography, as inherently physical as it is immaterial. The exhibition is site specific, responding to the particular architectural context in its presentation and in the inclusion of new photographic material.