'Christoph Niemann: That’s How!' at Cartoonmuseum Basel

Cartoonmuseum Basel is currently hosting a solo exhibition by Christoph Niemann titled “That’s How!” The exhibition showcases a collection of the Berlin based artist’s works. Featuring over 120 original drawings, prints, adapted photographs and animations, the exhibition marks his debut in Switzerland. Born in 1970, Niemann is today recognized as a master of metaphor due to his ability to generate poetic images out of complexed ones. Studying under Heinz Edelmann and the State Academy of Fine Arts in Stuttgart, the artist began his artistic career in 1997. Niemaan indulges into a varied a range of art; be it sketches, illustrations or even animations. Each aspect of art represents exceptional thought and creativity with experimentation in his style, giving his artworks a fresh perspective with each season. Using Lego bricks, potato stamps, painted-over photographs or computer animations, the artist creates unique artworks that captivate the attention of the viewers. Niemann’s works have featured in magazines such as The New Yorker, The New York Times, Time and Wired. His works have also featured at institutions and firms such as the Museum of Modern Art, Google and Herman Miller. Niemaan’s digital apps “Petting Zoo” and “Chomp” have also given the artist’s creativity a new path. He has also written and illustrated the books “Abstract City” and “Sunday Sketching.”The exhibition will be on view through October 29, 2017, at Cartoonmuseum, St. Alban-Vorstadt 28, 4052 Basel, Switzerland.For details, visit: http://cartoonmuseum.chClick on the slideshow for a sneak peek at the exhibition. 

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