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Michael Wolf

Transparent City 42, 2007

Chromogenic Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in Black with Plexiglass
This is part of a limited edition set.
40 × 52 in
101.6 × 132.1 cm
CAD $10,000 - 15,000
48 × 64 in
121.9 × 162.6 cm
CAD $15,000 - 20,000
location
Vancouver, Toronto, Seattle
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Bau-Xi Gallery
Vancouver, Toronto, +1 more
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Michael Wolf
German, 1954–2019
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Michael Wolf’s photographs document the architecture and vernacular cultures of mega-cities. Wolf’s body of work, while centering almost exclusively on urban hubs in Asia, captures a universal, rather than city-specific, reality. His “Architecture of Density” series documents building exteriors that have repetitive and symmetric windows. In these photographs, the structures appear as abstract designs, their scale skewed and true function masked. More recently, voyeurism has emerged as a central theme of Wolf’s works. His “Hong Kong Inside Out” series, for example, comprises interior photographs of Hong Kong’s oldest housing complex. The photos of the standardized, 100-square-foot apartments reveal human values and the diverse environments that can exist within rigid confines. Wolf, who studied under Otto Steinert and previously worked as a photojournalist, seeks to explore how people adapt to and connect with rapidly changing environments.

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Bau-Xi Gallery
Vancouver, Toronto, +1 more
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Prices listed above include the cost of mounting and framing. For more information or to purchase a …

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Prices listed above include the cost of mounting and framing. For more information or to purchase a work, please visit https://bau-xi.com/collections/michael-wolf

Michael Wolf
German, 1954–2019
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Michael Wolf’s photographs document the architecture and vernacular cultures of mega-cities. Wolf’s body of work, while centering almost exclusively on urban hubs in Asia, captures a universal, rather than city-specific, reality. His “Architecture of Density” series documents building exteriors that have repetitive and symmetric windows. In these photographs, the structures appear as abstract designs, their scale skewed and true function masked. More recently, voyeurism has emerged as a central theme of Wolf’s works. His “Hong Kong Inside Out” series, for example, comprises interior photographs of Hong Kong’s oldest housing complex. The photos of the standardized, 100-square-foot apartments reveal human values and the diverse environments that can exist within rigid confines. Wolf, who studied under Otto Steinert and previously worked as a photojournalist, seeks to explore how people adapt to and connect with rapidly changing environments.

Michael Wolf

Transparent City 42, 2007

Chromogenic Print Mounted to Archival Substrate, Framed in Black with Plexiglass
This is part of a limited edition set.
40 × 52 in
101.6 × 132.1 cm
CAD $10,000 - 15,000
48 × 64 in
121.9 × 162.6 cm
CAD $15,000 - 20,000
location
Vancouver, Toronto, Seattle
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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