Peter Piller | the artist




The artist Peter Piller
Born 1968, Fritzlar, Germany.

Style and technique of the artist: Drawing, Photography,


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The German artist Peter Piller gives photographs from newspapers and archives a second lease of life. What is perceived as boring or monotonous at first glance proves to be a treasure trove that contains undiscovered relationships and exciting meanings.
Peter Piller collects images that are familiar to everyone. He finds them in the filing cabinets of regional newspapers or in the archives of a company that sells aerial photos of houses. Freed of their original purpose they initially seem to be devoid of meaning…
Peter Piller has been collecting for years with great success. The objects of his gathering-frenzy are pictures from various, more-or-less public sources: daily newspapers, obscure Internet forums or professional pictorial legacies…
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