Florian Maier-Aichen | the artist

The artist Florian Maier-Aichen
Born 1973, Stuttgart, Germany.
Lives and works in Düsseldorf, Germany and Los Angeles, USA, .

Style and technique of the artist: Photography,

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Works and biography

One of the sparkling jewels at the fair was Florian Maier Aichen with 'Untitled', his portrait shaped photograph of a bright red forest. This is a remarkable image that would easily consume an entire room and its contents. It is a mesmerizing piece. There is no real way of displaying this work beside anything else, but this being a very commercial environment; every inch of prefabricated white space is filled with stock. This is a great piece that really does shine out.

Saatchi Gallery

Florian Maier-Aichen's photographs oscillate between landscapes of incredulous sublimity and depictions of uncannily plausible catastrophes. Whether a Technicolor vision of a Malibu beach enshrouded in a pallid, rosy haze or a scene of a capsized cargo ship suspended laterally in a pixilated expanse of cobalt blue water, his images evince a preoccupation with making the familiar strange through effects of color, light, and composition...

Florian Maier-Aichen works with varying degrees of "straight" photography and digital intervention to create work that challenges our visual understanding of the photographic image...