American Debut Solo Show of Berlin Artist Lars Theuerkauff at Cain Schulte Contemporary Art


SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- Cain Schulte Contemporary Art presents One, the American debut solo show of Berlin artist Lars Theuerkauff. The show opens on Friday, January 28 with a reception from 5:30 to 7:30 with the artist in attendance. The show runs through Saturday, February 19. For his first exhibition in the United States, Theuerkauff’s solo show will include paintings from several series he has worked on in the past year: the “L’Origine du Monde” suite (a male version of Gustave Courbet’s ground-breaking painting of the same title), the “Anonym” series, as well as the most recent “Islands” series. The title “One” –obvious reference not only to a first exhibition in an American gallery and to a solo show– it’s mainly a pointer to the number of subjects in each of his paintings – a single human being in each canvas. The singular figure in Theuerkauff’s oeuvre is a repeated element, which together with the nudeness of the s