Christopher Thomas: Cities in Silence

Christopher Thomas: Cities in Silence


Christopher Thomas, born in Munich in 1961, a graduate of the Bavarian State School of Photography, has become has become very popular with his city portraits. His cityscapes are recorded with the large-format camera and printed on handmade paper. The footage is a Polaroid type 55 black and white film.

The city views were opened by the series “Münchner Elegien” (1999 – 2017), followed by the collection “New York Sleeps”, which was produced between 2001 and 2009. Other city portraits followed: “Venice. The Invisible” (2012), “Paris in the Light” (2014), “Lost in L.A.” (2017) and most recently “Hamburg” (2018). His series “Eternity” was exhibited in 2017 at the Kallmann Museum in Ismaning.

The work of Christopher Thomas is featured in prestigious photo galleries around the world at exhibitions and fairs, and is exposed in important private and institutional collections such as the Francois Pinault Collection, the Sir Elton John Photography Collection, the SØR Rusche Collection, and the German Bundestag Art Collection.

Christopher Thomas
Cities in Silence
28 March – 4 May 2019

Persiehl & Heine
Bergstr. 11
20095 Hamburg
www.persiehl-heine.de

Christopher Thomas Frontpiece Union Gas Station, 2017 Pigment-Print auf Büttenpapier 76 x 56 cm, Auflage 25 © Christopher Thomas / Courtesy Persiehl & Heine Gallery for Photography

Christopher Thomas Frontpiece Union Gas Station, 2017 Pigment-Print auf Büttenpapier 76 x 56 cm, Auflage 25 © Christopher Thomas / Courtesy Persiehl & Heine Gallery for Photography

Christopher Thomas Paris Tour Eiffel VI, 2013 Pigment-Print auf Büttenpapier 76 x 56 cm, Auflage 25 © Christopher Thomas / Courtesy Persiehl & Heine Gallery for Photography

Christopher Thomas Paris Tour Eiffel VI, 2013 Pigment-Print auf Büttenpapier 76 x 56 cm, Auflage 25 © Christopher Thomas / Courtesy Persiehl & Heine Gallery for Photography

Christopher Thomas Brooklyn Bridge IV, 2001 Pigment-Print auf Büttenpapier 56 x 76 cm, Auflage 25 © Christopher Thomas / Courtesy Persiehl & Heine Gallery for Photography

Christopher Thomas Brooklyn Bridge IV, 2001 Pigment-Print auf Büttenpapier 56 x 76 cm, Auflage 25 © Christopher Thomas / Courtesy Persiehl & Heine Gallery for Photography


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