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MIER GALLERY is pleased to announce a solo exhibition of new paintings by Cologne-based artist Jan-Ole Schiemann. This will be the artist’s second solo exhibition with the gallery.

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Conceptions of unfamiliar and foreign cities are usually built on assumptions. Movies, and the use of recurring images in film and advertisement, create a collective understanding, or a consensus of how a city seems to be. Moreover, films propagate images and therefore can establish forms of urban representation. The invariable use of footage in movies strengthens these geographical and cultural …

Conceptions of unfamiliar and foreign cities are usually built on assumptions. Movies, and the use of recurring images in film and advertisement, create a collective understanding, or a consensus of how a city seems to be. Moreover, films propagate images and therefore can establish forms of urban representation. The invariable use of footage in movies strengthens these geographical and cultural images and mediates a mutual understanding. In fact, scenes in the city are always reflections of the city, one’s illusions in conflict with reality.

Jan-Ole Schiemann asks: "Can you show me the …

Location

7313 Santa Monica Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA, US
Tue – Sat 10:00AM – 6:00PM