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Michael Hoppen Gallery presents Thomas Mailaender solo show

Known for his offbeat experiments with printing processes, Thomas Mailaender is an artist constantly pushing the limits of the medium. “I don’t think of myself as a photographer,” he says, having worked for 10 years with found imagery. Typically sourcing images from the internet and sifting out the content that captures his attention, Mailaender says he is interested in “reproducing images rather than making them myself.” A selection of his work is to go on show at the Michael Hoppen Gallery in Chelsea, London. Opening April 18, and following on from his inclusion in exhibitions at London’s Saatchi Gallery and Tate Modern, the show is a combination of seen and unseen work, including a selection from the artist’s personal collection of ‘objets trouvés’ in The Fun Archaeology. Described as a ‘compulsive collector of photographs’, Mailaender has amassed his collection over many years. The exhibition will also showcase his series Skin Memories, in which he developed techniques for printing on leather during a residency at LVMH Métiers d’Art. Plus, The Fun Archive is a collection of absurd, …

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