SatOne - Rafael Gerlach
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SatOne - Rafael Gerlach

BIOGRAPHY

SatOne is an artistic name of Rafael Gerlach, who was born in 1977 in Venezuela. Since 1979, he has been living in Munich, and these early travels seemed to announce that travels will be an important part of his life. One of the trips he has undertaken in the early 1990s brought Graffiti to his attention. From 2000 on, he developed a distinct abstract style, which starts with figuration and objects, but the color fields that develop from it overcome any references to the living world. Abstract in nature, SatOnes art is an expression of sensitivity present in objects that can be realized only on an instinctive level. It is not disruptive of its surroundings, as many street expressions are, but is instead integral to them. The colorful sensuality of his works, continues the artist’s narration of exquisiteness hiding from direct observation, being sensed only through reflection. His studio works, however, allow a greater degree of experimentation, both in style and techniques he deploys.

There is a rare serenity in SatOne art. Objects on his artworks exist as impressions, that invite interpretations based on sentimental value and sensations. The atmosphere is guiding the viewers to enjoy the essence of objects, rather than their realistic depiction. SatOne distances himself from the privilege of interpretation – he opens a broader specter of possible meanings, leaving the viewers to sense the one most pertinent to them. Artists, in the likes of SatOne, who move from walls to studios, further the experimental potential of this style, and bring it closer to contemporary sensibilities and also younger generations of street art audiences.

(excerpts from www.widewalls.ch)

WORKTRAVELS

Arab Emirates, Argentina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Chile, Colombia, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Norway, Russia, Spain, South Africa, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States of America

SOLO SHOWS

2018
MIRROR CABINET · Openspace Gallery · Paris/France

2016
KEY STIMULUS · Openspace Gallery · Paris/France

2015
IN MEMORIAM · 886 Geary Gallery · San Francisco/USA

2013
SWEET, LITTLE INDIA · La Grille Gallery · Lausanne/Switzerland

2012
CHROMOLOG · Firstlines Gallery · Munich/Germany

2010
FALL OF MANKIND · Baraka Street Gallery · Cracow/Poland

2009
OF MIGHT AND MAY · Galllery xhoch4 · Ingolstadt/Germany
SOLO SHOW · Inoperable Gallery · Vienna/Austria
CLEAN & DIRTY · SC Gallery · Bilbao/Spain

2008
METAMORPHOSE · Soda book store · Munich/Germany

GROUP SHOWS/FAIRS

2018
A MATTER OF FORM · Magma Gallery · Bologna/Italy
GRAND OPENING · Mirus Gallery · Denver/USA

2017
UN MUSEUM · Urban Nation · Berlin/Germany
URBAN ART FAIR · presented by Openspace Gallery · Paris/France
PROJEKT M / 11 RADIUS · Urban Nation · Berlin/Germany
URBAN ART BIENNALE 4 · Völklinger Hütte · Saarbrücken/Germany
URVANITY · Art Fair · Madrid/Spain

2016
MR. FREEZE · Studio 50CINQ · Toulouse/France
FRIENDS & FAMILY VOL.2 · Delimbo Gallery · Sevilla/Spain
SHAPES AND FORMS · Plastic Murs Gallery · Valencia/Spain

2015
UNFORSEEN CIRCUMSTANCES · Ruarts Gallery · Moscow/Russia
ON PAPER 2 · SC Gallery · Bilbao/Spain
GRAFFUTURISM 5 YEAR ANNIVERSARY · 886 Geary Gallery · San Francisco/USA
URBAN MASTERS · Hausammann Gallery · Miami/USA

2014
ARTMOSSPHERE · Street Art Biennale · Moscow/Russia
(DE)CONSTRUCT · Tanit Galllery · Munich/Germany
A MAJOR MINORITY · 1am Gallery · San Francisco/USA
REWIRE · Gamma Transport Division · Edinburgh/UK
ART URBAIN · Auction Tajan · Paris/France

2013
VIVID BUNCH · Die Kunstagentin · Cologne/Germany
GRAFFUTURISM PARIS · Openspace Gallery · Paris/France

2012
PUBLIC PROVOCATIONS 4 · Carhartt Gallery · Basel/Switzerland
GRAFFUTURISM · Soze Gallery · Los Angeles/USA
FUTURISM 2.0 · Black All Studios · London/GB

2011
MUNICH CONTEMPO · Artfair · Munich/Germany

2010
FUORI SALONE · Milan Design Week · Milan/Italy
ZERFALL UND ZUKUNFT · Aliseo Art Project · Gengenbach/Germany
SYNTHESIS & INTEGRATION · Pop up Gallery · Moscow/Russia
SUMMER SHOW · Urban Painting Gallery · Milan/Italy
INK AND MOVEMENT · Neue Urbane Kulturen · Berlin/Germany
AL OTRO LADO DEL MURO · Contemporary Art Center · Huarte/Spain
A GREAT STUFF · Open Lab Gallery · Genova/Italy
LA MEMORIA EN EL LABERINTO · Centro de Congressos · Elche/Spain

2009
KUNST IM TRESOR · IDG Gallery · Munich/Germany
GEGEN DIE WAND · Kunstforum UPK · Kassel/Germany
INTOXICATED DEMONS · Gallery Jenzen · Aalborg/Denmark
BORN UNDER PUNCHES · Gallery Abtart · Stuttgart/Germany
GRAFFITI REPOSITIONED · Atelierfrankfurt · Frankfurt/Germany

2008
ROCK THE CITY · Calle de la Alhóndiga · Segovia/Spain
INFART 3 · Museo Civico Nuova Ala Contemporanea · Bassano del Grappa/Italy

2007
DIE YOUNG · Neurotitan · Berlin/Germany
DIE YOUNG 2 · No New Enemies Gallery · Brussels/Belgium
24/7 ART PRODUCTION · During documenta 12 · Kassel/Germany
CONVOCATRIA · Galerie Luis Adelantado · Valencia/Spain

2006
URBANE ZEICHEN · Gotec · Karlsruhe/Germany

2005
MARKANT · 603 qm · Darmstadt/Germany
URBAN SIGNS · Palazzo Fogazzaro · Vicenza/Italy

2004
MODART · SerieA · Munich/Germany
REPRESENTA 04 · Centro Cultural Ernest Lluch · San Sebastian/Spain
SPACEMAKERS · Lothringer13 Gallery · Munich/Germany

2003
MODART · Alte Chemie · Munich/Germany
STILL CRAZY · Klingspor Museum · Offenbach/Germany

2002
URBAN DISCIPLINE · Astra Hallen · Hamburg/Germany

PUBLICATIONS

2017
GRAFFITI ART MAGAZINE #34 · GraffitiART
STREET ART CONTEXTE(S) · EditionsGallimard, Collection Alternatives
URBAN ART BIENNALE #4 · Weltkulturerbe Völklinger Hütte
MUCBOOK #8
THE ART OF REBELLION #4 · Publikat

2016
GRAFFITI ART MAGAZINE #30 · GraffitiART
GRAFFITI ART MAGAZINE #31 · GraffitiART
LE GUIDE DE L’ART CONTEMPORAIN URBAIN · GraffitiART

2015
GRAFFITI ART MAGAZINE #27 · GraffitiART
THE URBAN CONTEMPORARY ART GUIDE · GraffitiART
THE ART OF THE MURAL #1 · Schiffer Publishing
MURAL XXL · Thames & Hudson

2014
REWIRE · Gamma Proforma
ART URBAIN · Tajan
SAM STREET AND MORE #4

2013
LE GUIDE DE L’ART CONTEMPORAIN URBAIN · GraffitiART

2012
JUXTAPOZ #137
FUTURISM 2.0 – Symmetry across centuries · Gamma Proforma

2011
WALLS & FRAMES · Die Gestalten Verlag
SCHWARZ AUF WEISS #2 · From here to fame publishing

2010
THE ART OF REBELLION #3 · Publikat

2008
400ML · Kitchen
MURAL ART · Publikat

2007
STREET SKETCHBOOK · Thames & Hudson

2006
TRES LOGOS · Die Gestalten Verlag
IDN VOLUME 13 #6
DECISIONS - Monograph · Belio

2005
FADINGS · Publikat
ALERGIA · Alergia Books

2004
GRAFFITI WORLD · Thames & Hudson
WELCOME TO COLORSZOO · Colorszoo

2003
LANGAGES DE RUE #2 · Graff it ! Productions

2002
URBAN DISCIPLINE · Getting up