ART & DESIGN

Photos: Albert Oehlen: The Change Artist


Shifting from one style to the next and back again, the maverick painter Albert Oehlen is hard to pin down—which is just how he likes it.

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Oehlen, 2012. Photograph by Oliver Schultz-Berndt/Courtesy of Gagosian Gallery.

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Albert Oehlen’s More Fire and Ice, 2001. Courtesy of Luhring Augustine and Gagosian Gallery.

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Rudolf Zwirner and Oehlen at the artist’s opening at Rudolf Zwirner in Cologne, Germany, 1983. Photograph by Wilhelm Schurmann.

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Untitled, 2009–2011. Photograph by Lothar Schnepf/Courtesy of Gagosian Gallery.

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Selbstportrait Als Holländerin (Self-portrait as Dutch Woman), 1983. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin.

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Sin, 2008. Photograph by Jorg von Bruchhausen/Courtesy of Gagosian Gallery.

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The Green Door (1), 1989. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin.

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Captain Jack, 1997. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin.

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Untitled, 1992. Photograph by Lothar Schnepf/courtesy of the artist.