Discover Theresa Rothe, An Emerging Contemporary Artist From Leipzig, Known For Her Colorful, Creaturely, And Ambivalent Sculptures And Installations.

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 Theresa Rothe -> Artist portrait |photo by Jana Slaby

Behind the Canvas: The Unique Materials and Techniques of Theresa Rothe

Dive into the vibrant and creaturely world of Theresa Rothe, a Leipzig-based artist and sculptor whose work defies simple categorization.

Through her colorful, ambivalent creations, Theresa offers a unique lens on the complexities of emotion, the subtleties of the surreal, and the beauty of the grotesque.

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Theresa Rothe, artist portrait Photo by Jenny Schäfer

Her art is a journey into the depths of the imagination, where hairy, slimy materials, and a profound connection to feelings and forms converge to communicate in a language beyond words.

Enjoy the stunning Art of Theresa Rothe where every piece tells a story of discovery, confrontation, and the delicate balance between dream and reality.

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Theresa Rothe, detail photo of tightly and sticky on midnight, 120 x 80 x 80cm, 2022, at Galerie Mitte Bremen, photo by Lukas Klose

Currently with a major Spotlight on her carrier as an Artist to read in Art Kunstmagazine Germany with a photo-documentation by Anna Lippert and showcase her work in a group-show called VEC PLAISIR at PORTE-Room For Contemporary Art In Leibzig curated by Michael Schuster!

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Theresa Rothe is currently on view at PORTE-Room for Contemporary Art in Leibzig in a Group Show currated by Michael Schuster

Theresa Rotheborn in 1990, is a rising talent in the contemporary art scene. Completing her master's in sculpture at Dresden University of Fine Arts in 2022, Rothe's academic excellence was recognized with a Saxon State Scholarship in 2019.

Her notable piece, "now a little nervous," was acquired by the Cultural Foundation of the Free State of Saxony in 2023, earning a spot in the prestigious Dresden State Art Collections.

Beyond sculpture, Rothe contributes her talents as a performer and costume designer to various projects, notably with M.Over Company and has been an integral part of Galerie Stephanie Kelly since 2016.

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Gallery Stephanie Kelly

Theresa Rothe, Confusing Bunch, 2023, 170 x 110 x 70cm, at the exhibition REAL FRIENDS with Josefine Schulz at Künstlerhaus Sootbörn in Hamburg, photo by Anne Lippert Theresa Rothe, Smooth Dork, 2023, 130 x 90 x 60cm, at Exhibition ROMANTIC MODE at Galerie Irrgang, photo by Bertram Kober

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Theresa Rothe, Heads, 2021, 200 x 200 x 90cm, at the exhibition COMMON PEOPLE, at Galerie Stephanie Kelly in Dresden, photo by Galerie Stephanie Kelly

‍In the heart of contemporary art today , where the tangible meets the enigmatic, Theresa Rothe emerges as a beacon of introspection and innovation.

Her artistic oeuvre is a testament to the seamless integration of sculpture, installation, and performative elements, weaving together a tapestry of narratives that delve deep into the human psyche.

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Theresa Rothe, in my studio, photo by Henrike Schneider

Rothe's work is an exploration of self, a dialogue with the innermost corners of the human experience, articulated through a lens that is at once personal and universally relatable.

Central to Rothe's artistic inquiry is her profound engagement with themes that traverse the boundaries of her own body, everyday curiosities, animal observations, and the voyeuristic gaze.

These elements serve as both muse and medium, inviting a contemplation of the world as seen through the prism of her vivid imagination.

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Theresa Rothe, exhibition view in the solo exhibition ROMANTIC MODE, 2023, in Galerie Irrgang Leipzig, photo by Bertram Kober

Dream imagery and fantastical visions are not merely motifs but the very foundation of her practice, opening portals to the unconscious where ambivalence reigns supreme.

For Rothe, the act of creation is not just a process but a pilgrimage towards self-discovery. It is here, in the alchemy of art, that she grapples with the ineffable, transforming the inexpressible into a visual lexicon of profound emotional resonance.

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Theresa Rothe, Troublesome Dude, 2023, 300 x 100 x 120cm, at Exhibition ROMANTIC MODE at Galerie Irrgang, photo by Bertram Kober

Her works are not just seen; they are felt, whispering secrets of a world where contradictions coalesce, and harmony is found in the cacophony of conflicting emotions.

This journey into the depths of her own spirit offers spectators a mirror, reflecting their own complexities and the universal quest for meaning.

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Theresa Rothe, If I keep up this pace, I will arrive early, 120 x 120 x 70cm, 2022, at Galerie Mitte Bremen, photo by Lukas Klose

‍Rothe's artistry challenges the confines of categorization, thriving in the liminal spaces between extremes.

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Her creations are a dance of dichotomies, where the grotesque clasps hands with the playful, and reality intertwines with the fabric of dreams.

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Theresa Rothe, installationview of hanging worms installation, at my Meisterschüler Exhibition, HfBK Dresden in Dresden, photo by Anne Lippert

It is a realm where the external and internal worlds collide, a space ripe for exploration, questioning, and reflection.

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Theresa Rothe, Studio view, photo at Pilotenkueche

The influence of surrealism is palpable in Rothe's work, not just as an artistic movement but as a philosophical guidepost.

This is evident in the way her pieces oscillate between opposing forces, crafting a narrative that is both disconcerting and enchanting.

‍Through her art, Rothe invites viewers to embark on a journey of introspection, to confront their deepest fears, yearnings, and desires.

It is an invitation to engage in a dialogue with the multifaceted dimensions of her creations, to find solace in ambiguity, and to embrace the beauty of the unresolved.

Theresa Rothe's body of work is a beacon for those navigating the tempestuous seas of the human condition.

Her art does not seek to provide answers but rather to pose questions, to challenge perceptions, and to celebrate the intricacies of the human soul.

In a world that often demands simplicity and clarity, Rothe's creations stand as a testament to the complexity of existence, offering a sanctuary for those who find beauty in the ambivalence of life.


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