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b. 1964, Germany

Mike Meiré Biography

Mike Meiré describes his work as a continued investigation into life's evolutionary processes, which the artist interprets in three phases, birth, biography and death. Central to all of Meiré's work is a delicate interplay between highly refined against mundane everyday materials. The intriguing juxtaposition of organic often sexually explicit or gender-orientated objects with anodyne geometric elements play an increasingly important role in Meiré's work. These evoke a sense of ambivalence towards modernity.

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Within Meiré's continuing work as a creative director, he has for many years navigated and in some cases deliberately trespassed the boarders between Advertising, Design and Fine Art. Within this capacity as a designer Meiré's has worked on several installation-based projects, which were commissioned by a variety of commercial companies as subversive means of product placement. However more recently Meiré has clearly defined his practice as an independent artist. As one line of work continues to inform the other Meiré's art-works reveal a profound understanding of popular culture. It is this knowledge, which allows the artist to explore the deep-rooted neurotises that inhibit today's societies and in turn challenge these through his work.

Text courtesy Bartha Contemporary.

Mike Meiré Featured Artworks

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The Energy in Emptiness by Mike Meiré contemporary artwork
Mike MeiréThe Energy in Emptiness, 2012Lacquer-paint on newspaper
59 x 44 cm
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The End of Universe (VI) by Mike Meiré contemporary artwork
Mike MeiréThe End of Universe (VI), 2012Lacquer-paint on newspaper
56.5 x 41 cm
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The Ends of Universe (VIII) by Mike Meiré contemporary artwork
Mike MeiréThe Ends of Universe (VIII), 2012Lacquer-paint on newspaper
56.5 x 41 cm
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Plexus by Mike Meiré contemporary artwork
Mike MeiréPlexus, 2012Lacquer-paint on newspaper
56.5 x 41 cm
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LOW (Habitual Treatment) by Mike Meiré contemporary artwork
Mike MeiréLOW (Habitual Treatment), 2016Ceramic, platinum glazed
45 x 76.5 x 10 cm
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Commentaries on living by Mike Meiré contemporary artwork
Mike MeiréCommentaries on living, 2012Lacquer on newspaper
56.5 x 41 cm
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Seven Days A Week by Mike Meiré contemporary artwork
Mike MeiréSeven Days A Week, 2014Silkscreen prints on paper presented in a yellow linen box
63 x 44 cm
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Element 47 - Black by Mike Meiré contemporary artwork
Mike MeiréElement 47 - Black, 2017Blackened nickel silver
48 x 45 x 2 cm
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Mike Meiré Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, Should I Stay or Should I Go? at Bartha Contemporary, London
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28 February–13 April 2019 Group Exhibition Should I Stay or Should I Go? Bartha ContemporaryMargaret St
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, A Day's Work at Bartha Contemporary, London
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27 January–13 April 2019 Group Exhibition A Day's Work Bartha ContemporaryMargaret St
Contemporary art exhibition, Mike Meiré, Outside the Visible at Bartha Contemporary, London
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8 July–17 September 2016 Mike Meiré Outside the Visible Bartha ContemporaryMargaret St

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