Gregor Hildebrant is a German contemporary artist who has been living and working in Berlin since 1999. Though he works with a plethora of materials, Hildebrant is best known for his use of cassettes and videotapes, which he employs in paintings and collages that range from small canvas works to large-scale installations. He typically embeds a particular song into the fabric of each piece from which the title is often derived. Hildebrant’s works make formal reference to Minimalism, though his use of subjective and autobiographical citations serve to renounce this.Read More
Since 2002, Hildebrant has been the subject of numerous solo and group exhibitions throughout Europe, United States and Asia. Most recently, his solo shows include These Flowers Will Never Die at Galerie Isa, Mumbai, India in 2014; Die Geschichte läuft über uns at Galerie Perrotin, New York, USA in 2014; Du stehst im Licht, du stehst im Schatten at Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel in 2013; and Orphische Schatten at Almine Rech Gallery, Brussels, Belgium in 2013. He has also curated various exhibitions throughout Germany.
Like any true music lover, when German artist Gregor Hildebrandt is enamored with a song he puts it on repeat. For Hildebrandt, however, the music he plays becomes the soundtrack to his prying apart, sawing, unreeling and reassembling of the last six decades’ analogue formats. In Hildebrandt’s hands, the felt pressure pads inside a...
Video of the exhibition In Meiner Wohnung Gibt Es Viele Zimmer at Perrotin New York.November 3–December 22, 2018