Galerie Max Mayer

Life of a Flower - Rafael Sánchez with Ellen Cantor, Jim Fletcher, Mark Morrisroe, Gail Thacker

curated by Alex Fleming and Gloria Hasnay

11.01.2019 - 02.03.2019

Exhibition text (English)

Gail Thacker,  Rafael, 1996, Polaroid 665, 3 3/4 x 4 3/4 in

Gail Thacker, Rafael, 1996, Polaroid 665, 3 3/4 x 4 3/4 in

Exhibition view: "Life of a Flower", Galerie Max Mayer, Düsseldorf, 2019

Exhibition view: "Life of a Flower", Galerie Max Mayer, Düsseldorf, 2019

Gail Thacker, Rafael, Unknown date, Silver gelatin print, 20.6 x 24.5 in (framed)

Gail Thacker, Rafael, Unknown date, Silver gelatin print, 20.6 x 24.5 in (framed)

Gail Thacker, Mark Morrisroe shooting Rafael Sánchez, 1988, Silver gelatin print, 20.6 x 24.5 in (framed)

Gail Thacker, Mark Morrisroe shooting Rafael Sánchez, 1988, Silver gelatin print, 20.6 x 24.5 in (framed)

Rafael Sánchez, Fire Island, 2019, Nautilus shell, steel, cork, pins, honey, glass jar, 5.5 x 4.1 in & Honey Pump, 2019, Pine cone, batteries, honey, glass jar, 8.7 x 4.1 in

Rafael Sánchez, Fire Island, 2019, Nautilus shell, steel, cork, pins, honey, glass jar, 5.5 x 4.1 in & Honey Pump, 2019, Pine cone, batteries, honey, glass jar, 8.7 x 4.1 in

Jim Fletcher, Letter to Rafael, Fax, October 1996, 13.9 x 8.5 in

Jim Fletcher, Letter to Rafael, Fax, October 1996, 13.9 x 8.5 in

Exhibition view: "Life of a Flower", Galerie Max Mayer, Düsseldorf, 2019

Exhibition view: "Life of a Flower", Galerie Max Mayer, Düsseldorf, 2019

Exhibition view: "Life of a Flower", Galerie Max Mayer, Düsseldorf, 2019

Exhibition view: "Life of a Flower", Galerie Max Mayer, Düsseldorf, 2019

Rafael Sánchez, Honey Jar Photos (Düsseldorf Suite) #5, 2012, Lambda print, 17 x 12.12 in (framed)

Rafael Sánchez, Honey Jar Photos (Düsseldorf Suite) #5, 2012, Lambda print, 17 x 12.12 in (framed)

Rafael Sánchez, Honey Jar Photos (Düsseldorf Suite) #4, 2012, Lambda print, 17 x 12.12 in (framed)

Rafael Sánchez, Honey Jar Photos (Düsseldorf Suite) #4, 2012, Lambda print, 17 x 12.12 in (framed)

Rafael Sánchez, Honey Jar Photos (Düsseldorf Suite) #3, 2012, Lambda print, 17 x 12.12 in (framed)

Rafael Sánchez, Honey Jar Photos (Düsseldorf Suite) #3, 2012, Lambda print, 17 x 12.12 in (framed)

Exhibition view: "Life of a Flower", Galerie Max Mayer, Düsseldorf, 2019

Exhibition view: "Life of a Flower", Galerie Max Mayer, Düsseldorf, 2019

Ellen Cantor, Within Heaven and Hell, 1996, Color, Sound, 15:52 min, Courtesy: The Estate of Ellen Cantor and Galerie Isabella Bortolozzi Berlin

Ellen Cantor, Within Heaven and Hell, 1996, Color, Sound, 15:52 min, Courtesy: The Estate of Ellen Cantor and Galerie Isabella Bortolozzi Berlin

Ellen Cantor, Within Heaven and Hell, 1996, Still

Ellen Cantor, Within Heaven and Hell, 1996, Still

Exhibition view: "Life of a Flower", Galerie Max Mayer, Düsseldorf, 2019

Exhibition view: "Life of a Flower", Galerie Max Mayer, Düsseldorf, 2019

Rafael Sánchez, Honey Jar Photos (Düsseldorf Suite) #2, 2012, Lambda print, 17 x 12.12 in (framed)

Rafael Sánchez, Honey Jar Photos (Düsseldorf Suite) #2, 2012, Lambda print, 17 x 12.12 in (framed)

Rafael Sánchez, Honey Jar Photos (Düsseldorf Suite) #1, 2012, Lambda print, 17 x 12.12 in (framed)

Rafael Sánchez, Honey Jar Photos (Düsseldorf Suite) #1, 2012, Lambda print, 17 x 12.12 in (framed)

Exhibition view: "Life of a Flower", Galerie Max Mayer, Düsseldorf, 2019

Exhibition view: "Life of a Flower", Galerie Max Mayer, Düsseldorf, 2019

Rafael Sánchez, Not yet titled, 1997, Ball-pen on paper, 12.12 x 8.7 in (framed)

Rafael Sánchez, Not yet titled, 1997, Ball-pen on paper, 12.12 x 8.7 in (framed)

Exhibition view: "Life of a Flower", Galerie Max Mayer, Düsseldorf, 2019

Exhibition view: "Life of a Flower", Galerie Max Mayer, Düsseldorf, 2019

Rafael Sánchez, Little Prayers, 1995, Super 8mm film to video, 11:01 min, Still

Rafael Sánchez, Little Prayers, 1995, Super 8mm film to video, 11:01 min, Still

Rafael Sánchez, Little Prayers, 1995, Super 8mm film to video, 11:01 min, Still

Rafael Sánchez, Little Prayers, 1995, Super 8mm film to video, 11:01 min, Still

Exhibition view: "Life of a Flower", Galerie Max Mayer, Düsseldorf, 2019

Exhibition view: "Life of a Flower", Galerie Max Mayer, Düsseldorf, 2019

Mark Morrisroe, Self Portrait As Cupid, 1981, Estate stamp in black ink, verso, Silver gelatin print, 22.4 x 18.5 in (framed)

Mark Morrisroe, Self Portrait As Cupid, 1981, Estate stamp in black ink, verso, Silver gelatin print, 22.4 x 18.5 in (framed)

Rafael Sánchez, Camera, 2019, Kazoo, egg, water, glass jar, 3.3 x 3.9 in

Rafael Sánchez, Camera, 2019, Kazoo, egg, water, glass jar, 3.3 x 3.9 in