Review on AIPAD New York in Don't Take Pictures
April 14, 2016
Appealing to my affinity for process-based work, Galerie f5,6’s elegant display of Ulrich Schmitt’s landscapes drew my attention despite their small size. The landscape is divided into small vertical sections with each section printed in an alternative process before being reassembled to form the complete image. The processes are notated on the borders of the image and include materials like platinum, uranium, and lead. The final image is reminiscent of a test-strip yet presented in a sophisticated manner that highlights the importance on the artist’s hand in the piece. ...