HOHMANN


Hohmann Fine Art
73660 El Paseo
Palm Desert, CA 92260
United States
T  760-346-4243
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E-mail address : art@hohmannfineart.com
Website :http://www.hohmann.art


ABOUT

HOHMANN represents a family endeavor in fine art for almost 40 years in both Europe and America. What was founded by Werner and Ursula Hohmann in Germany has continued in the United States with Ursula’s sister Eva Hart and is operated today by the brothers Maximilian Hohmann (Germany) and Christian Hohmann (U.S.A.)
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has recently recognized the longstanding history of the Hohmann family in the art world by registering the name HOHMANN as a trademark.
The gallery in Palm Desert is designed to be an experience for art collectors. The 5,000 SF showroom located on the prestigious El Paseo Drive offers three galleries and an onsite art storage vault with a private viewing room. An uncluttered display and a welcoming atmosphere await the visitor. What makes the gallery different is what you don’t see, which is the work that goes into selecting the artists and individual works before they make it into the gallery. Throughout the season the gallery hosts curated exhibitions as well as a permanent display of gallery artists and selected works by masters of the 20th century.
While the Hohmann family has no program that would limit the gallery to one movement, the requirements to be showcased in the gallery are extremely high and discerning. Contemporary artists are handpicked and thoroughly vetted before being considered for representation. When it comes to secondary market works, only the best quality and impeccable condition are exhibited. The program is as simple as it is diverse and it is built on the vision of the Hohmann family to find and promote art that lives up to their motto: “Originality, quality, consistency and longevity”.


Exhibiting Artists

  • Kimber Berry  (+)

    Biography : DOWNLOAD BIOGRAPHY Kimber Berry was born in Los Angeles, California in 1970. Berry is an American abstractionist known for explosively colorful, visually dense, multidimensional canvases and installations that conjure complex universes existing within and without the time/space continuum. Her worlds, of her own making, arrived in reaction to the over-the-top glitz and advertising that pervaded the Hollywood of her youth. This environment fueled her desire to explore the psychological experience of living in an over-stimulated society, constantly bombarded by media noise. Her work combines digital elements with traditional paint. Oftentimes orchestrated upon industrial materials, these works represent a symphonic dance between the virtual world and the organic universe, challenging the viewer to discern between imagination and reality. Through her newest series of paintings, Plastic Gardens, she creates a dialogue around the human condition and raises important social questions as to how we live with nature. Continuing her exploration of digital and paint, reality and illusion, new and old technologies, Berry takes a closer look into the duality of societal expansion and growth. Using digitally manipulated photographs of paint, natural and plastic organic plants and flowers alongside and actually embedded in the paint, the highly manipulated surfaces of her paintings illustrate how highly manipulated nature has become.

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    • Kimber Berry - Everything That Kills Me Makes Me Feel Alive

      Everything That Kills Me Makes Me Feel Alive

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  • Laurent Craste  (+)

    Biography : Of French origin, Laurent Craste has been living and working in Montreal for the past 23 years. His career has involved both a studio practice in contemporary ceramics and the teaching of ceramics at the college level. In 2003, Laurent Craste received the prestigious Winifred Shantz Award for Ceramists, awarded by the Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery. He has been a regular exhibitor at Chicago’s Sculpture Objects and Functional art (SOFA) show and has also participated in the Biennale Nationale du Canada and the Biennale Internationale de Châteauroux in France. In 2005, he was a finalist in the Carouge international competition. His research project developed as part of his Masters in Fine Arts has been awarded the Bourse d’Excellence Universitaire de l’UQAM. In 2010, Laurent Craste presented a solo exhibition in New-York at the Pulse Art Show, as well as in the Toronto International Art Fair with the SAS Gallery. He also participated to the «Montreal Art Contemporary» of the Expo 2010 in Shangaï, China. He was invited in 2011 to display his work at the Pertwee Anderson & Gold Gallery in London, UK, as well as in the Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery of Waterloo in Ontario. He has also exhibited in 2012 at the Aqua Art Fair in Miami and at the Massachusset College of Art and Design Gallery in Boston. In 2013, he had a solo exhibition of his works running for 10 months in the Lab Design of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. He is currently preparing another solo exhibition for the Tom Thomson Gallery in Ontario for spring 2015. His works are on display in many public and private collections such as the permanent collection of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, the Claridge collection, the Public collection of the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade of Canada, The Cirque du Soleil collection, the Musée de Châteauroux (France) and the Musée des maîtres et artisans du Québec permanent collections, the City of Montreal and the Loto-Quebec co

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    • Laurent Craste - Iconocraste Au Bat VI

      Iconocraste Au Bat VI

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  • Robert Dunahay  (+)

    Biography : American artist Robert Charles Dunahay was born in the United States. He currently lives and works in Palm Springs, California. Dunahay’s contemporary paintings place subjects ranging from palm trees to swaths of luxurious fabric front and center on bold hued backgrounds, elevating them from frequent images in our lives to a symbolic pedestal on the canvas worthy of wonder, confrontation and deeper reflection. His early career was spent in New York City, where he made ends meet through his superior carpentry skills before heading West for the land of sunshine and full time life as a painter. Distinguished patrons worldwide collect Dunahay’s art including the Royal Family Al Thani of Qatar, Baroness Monica Von Neumann of Switzerland and celebrities Pierce Brosnan, Kelsey Grammer and Linda Hamilton. His work is part of the corporate collections for Pepperdine University, The Financial Times, The Packard Foundation and the W Hotel. Dunahay is most known for his Palm Series of paintings depicting grand-scale palm trees in vibrant colors. By depicting his subject in face-to-face portraiture style on a solid background, he replaces traditional references to landscape with the transcendentalism of iconography.

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  • Bernard Dunaux  (+)

    Biography : Bernard Dunaux was born in Sydney, Australia in 1957. Dunaux’s abstract works arrive instinctually, calling upon his past visual experiences. Living in many different countries has informed an evolving body of work rich with the diversities of color, shape and energy. Over the years Dunaux has continually pushed forward to create artworks that are a reflection of our time, equally balanced and strikingly classic. In his latest compositions, the use of materials such as burlap, plastic sheeting and various industrial dyes add a contemporary and immediate aspect. His ColorScapes, well suited to large architectural spaces, are composed on birch panels with gesso, spray paint and a painstaking application of mixed acrylic layers. The process results in clean, “post numeric” paintings where the repetition of gesture lends a Zen-like feel.

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  • Greg Gorman  (+)

    Biography : Photographer Greg Gorman was born in Kansas City, Missouri in 1949. He currently divides his time between Los Angeles and Mendocino, California. For over four decades he has evolved a unique and discerning style through his portraits of celebrities, explorations into human nature and the male and female nude. Gorman’s work has been widely cataloged through books including Greg Gorman Volumes I and II; Framed, a book of photos for the award winning l.a. Eyeworks campaign; In Their Youth: Early Portraits, which incorporates 40 years of unseen work; and most recently, his tenth monograph Outside the Studio, a collection of street photography in Southeast Asia. He attended the University of Kansas for photojournalism and the University of Southern California for an MFA in cinematography. He has received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Professional Photographers of America, the Achievement in Portraiture Award from the Lucie Foundation and the Pacific Design Center Stars of Design award. Gorman is well known for documenting society’s peculiar obsession with the 21st century celebrity.

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  • jd Hansen

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  • Heiner Meyer  (+)

    Biography : Heiner Meyer was born in Bielefeld, Germany in 1953. He continues to live and work in Germany. In recent years Meyer has emerged as one of Germany’s most important Pop artists. He has been delivering freeze-frame glimpses of our national consumer psyche for nearly forty years. His paintings present an unbiased, outsider’s view of American Pop Culture through dynamic works combining the influential imagery of our lives. Unlike the Pop Art movement which focused on the individual everyday object, Meyer’s work highlights the stream of juxtaposing visuals fed to us daily from the past and the present that reflect upon who we are. Meyer studied liberal arts at the HBK Braunschweig with Professors Karl Schulz and Malte Sartorius where he later became a teacher himself. He has traveled extensively and been featured in exhibitions worldwide. Over 30 books and catalogs have been published about his work. From his early years as an artist, in which he was an assistant to Salvador Dali, to his recent achievement of being honored as the opening exhibition artist for the Museum of Contemporary Art in Giessen, Germany, Meyer has stayed true to his voice. Although the visuals continue to change, running through the annals of historical through present day culture, it has remained the consistent responsibility of the viewer to laden the visuals with any inner meaning, value or consideration based on their personal experience, attitude and place within paintings’ contexts.

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  • Pascal Pierme

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  • Roger Reutimann  (+)

    Biography : Roger Reutimann was born in 1961 in Winterthur, Switzerland Swiss-American sculptor Roger Reutimann is working with contemporary materials like cast stainless steel and fiberglass to transform the inexhaustible subject of the human figure into present-day original and innovative works of art. His semiabstract sculptures are boldly colored and meticulously finished with high gloss automotive paints. Reutimann is interested in the purity of shapes, in simple geometric lines that are suggesting of the human form. Influenced by artists like Moore, Brancusi and Arp he also finds inspiration in industrial and automotive design. Reutimann strongly believes in perfection. His disciplined upbringing, life-long piano practice and former careers in the fields of international art fairs and product design give the selftaught artist a unique perspective on art. “I am not trying to solve the mystery of the human figure, but to deepen it”. Reutimann explains: “I’m taking my sculptures to a different level, one that includes elements, which can’t be expressed by words. To me sculpture is like painting a thousand paintings,” Reutimann says. “It adds another dimension in very permanent mediums, such that will last for generations. The third dimension in sculpture has a powerful impact on the observer, one that relates to our physical reality. It lets the artist play with different perspectives.”

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  • Julian Voss-Andreae  (+)

    Biography : Julian Voss-Andreae is a German sculptor based in Portland, Oregon. Starting out as a painter he later changed course and studied physics, mathematics, and philosophy at the Universities of Berlin, Edinburgh and Vienna. Voss-Andreae pursued his graduate research in quantum physics, participating in an experiment considered one of the modern milestones of unifying our everyday intuition with the famously bizarre world of quantum physics. He moved to the United States to study Sculpture at the Pacific Northwest College of Art from where he graduated in 2004. Voss-Andreae’s work has quickly gained critical attention. His sculpture, often inspired by his background in science, has captured the attention of multiple institutions and collectors in the United States and abroad. Recent institutional commissions include large-scale outdoor monuments for the University of Minnesota and Rutgers University (New Jersey). Voss-Andreae’s work has been featured in print and broadcast media worldwide.

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Other Represented Artists

  • Mohamed Abla

  • Michael Azgour

  • Christian Blau

  • Robert Freimark

  • Zivana Gojanovic

  • Dagmar & Thomas Helmbold

  • Eberhard Hueckstaedt

  • Manzur Kargar

  • Neil Nagy

  • Thomas Ritter

  • Doug Smith

Iconocraste Au Bat VI - Laurent Craste

Laurent Craste Iconocraste Au Bat VI

Laurent Craste|Sculpture |Glazed Porcelain and Mixed Media| 43" x 15" x 30"

Glazed Porcelain, Baseball Bat

Everything That Kills Me Makes Me Feel Alive - Kimber Berry

Kimber Berry Everything That Kills Me Makes Me Feel Alive

Mixed Media on Canvas