Published by Hatje Cantz. Edited with text by Matilde Felix. Text by Ferri Davide, Rosanna Mclaughlin.
German painter Helene Appel (born 1976) depicts everyday objects—pasta, grains of rice, fishing nets, twigs, plastic bags or puddles—with high precision on untreated canvas. Despite the realistic representation, Appel's cropped, frontal works attain a high degree of abstraction.