Matthias Groebel’s system of making computer-robotic-assisted paintings involves unifying painting and computer techniques. The artist initially choose television images as an image source (and makes small alterations on them). Thus, his approach is the incorporation of the contemporary experience of television perception – altered now by digital media – recognizing itself in painterly terms. Groebel´s representation of space, as related to the physical size of the canvas, is another one of the intriguing aspects of his work. His perspective is that of a low-resolution television camera – the view that has changed our idea of the world more than any other development over the last fifty years.
Acrylic on canvas; four parts, 145 x 205 cm; Installation view: Galerie Bernhard, Zurich, 2021
Hacked Channels, 2000 (partly)
Acrylic on canvas; four parts, 110 x 460 cm; Installation view: Galerie Bernhard, Zurich, 2021
TeleGen Art and Television
Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, 2016; On the floor: Joseph Zehrer, Farbsekunde, 1990