7 February – 21 March 2009
PREVIEW 6 February, 6 - 9 pm
BREAKFAST with the artist: Sunday 8 February, 11 am - 12 pm
Pavel Büchler in conversation with Nick Crowe (artist based in Berlin, professor at Goldsmiths College, London)
Tanya Leighton is pleased to present the first solo exhibition in Germany by Czech-born artist Pavel Büchler. ‘L’imitation’ is part of ‘Forum Expanded’ — a programme within the International Forum of New Cinema at the 59th International Film Festival of Berlin.

Summing up his own practice as ‘making nothing happen’, Pavel Büchler is committed to the catalytic nature of art - its potential to draw attention to the obvious and reveal it as strange. Formally presented in a variety of media with a bias towards obsolete technology, his works often reference modern art, literature, critical thought - and on this occasion specifically the cinema.

This exhibition is part of Forum expanded, a program of the 59th International Film Festival Berlin.

Pavel Büchler
‘Limitation’, 2008
Ink on paper
22 x 12 cm

Pavel Büchler
‘After Joseph Kosuth, after Douglas
Huebler, after Lawrence Weiner ... ,
Artforum, Vol. 36, No. 3, 1997, page 16’
Watercolour on paper; 76 x 55 cm

Pavel Büchler
‘Small Eclipse’, 2009
Projector, meteorite
Dimensions variable

Pavel Büchler
‘Bloom Stool’, 1973
Reflex horn loudspeaker, wooden stool, tape recorder
Dimensions variable

Pavel Büchler
‘High Noon’, 2008
Video loop on 10" studio monitor
Dimensions variable
Edition of 3 + 1 AP

Pavel Büchler
‘Work (All the cigarette breaks, Tanya Leighton Gallery, Berlin, February 2009’, 2009
Lambda print
57,2 x 152,4 cm

Pavel Büchler
‘The Idea Crossed My Mind and I Set to Work at Once’
second version, 2009
Watercolour on paper
55 x 76 cm

Pavel Büchler
‘Self-effacing Object’, 2008
Found and framed magazine
29,7 x 21 cm

Pavel Büchler
‘Conversational Drawings 2’, 2008
7 drawings on carbonless copy paper
28 x 21,5 cm
BÜCHLER-2009-0021 (as a series)
BÜCHLER-2009-0022 (individually)
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