Andreas Paeslack

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Andreas Paeslack (left) and Bazon Brock in 2004 as patrons of the project "In the Name of Art"

Andreas Paeslack (born March 11, 1966 in Weimar ) is a German artist , author and publisher .


Paeslack studied art at the Leipzig University of Graphics and Book Art and at the Dresden University of Fine Arts . In 1997 he passed his diploma with summa cum laude and took up graduate studies with Eberhard Bosslet . In 1999 he was appointed master student . Paeslack attracted attention through the socio-political and art-critical aspects of his works and projects.

Andreas Paeslack lives and works with Ines Knackstedt in Berlin.

Presentations and projects (selection)

Urban space and exhibition project aesthetics
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Germany flag (physical)
  • 1997: Fourth school year - site-specific works by non-local artists, (urban space project) KlausHaus e. V., Art Collections Gera, Otto-Dix-Haus, Museum of Applied Arts , Gera
  • 1997: Public (revitalization of the old town Köpenick - citizen survey and billposting in the urban space) Berlin-Köpenick, City-Management BSM mbH, patronage Dr. V. Hassemer - partner for Berlin
  • 1998: Aha.Aqua , Altes Stadtbad Gera, (urban space project) KlausHaus, Gera
  • 1998: Blue Corners (The Dresden Art Fair as a picture space) Messegesellschaft Dresden
  • 1998: Sempergalerie / Photoconcept Frankfurt Book Fair, Curator: Klaus Honnef, Courtesy Arteficium
  • 2000: Baroque house , baroque house art needs an addressee (community project) Moritzburg / Saxony
  • 2000: Kunstkartenhaus (multiple), Art Frankfurt , article editions
  • 2001: Simultaneous Perspectives - Seeing Dresden , (A staging on the Ernemannturm / urban space project in cooperation with the population of Dresden), Technical Collections Dresden
  • 2001: Lichtes Maß Null (multiple), Art_Frankfurt, article editions
  • 2002: atz der Zukunft (urban space project in cooperation with the population of Jena), Theaterplatz Jena
  • 2002: What is written in the stars , (art on building mural for the police college), Rothenburg / Oberlausitz
  • 2002: True art is the commodity art , (project presentation) Art_Frankfurt, art @ mangold, Berlin
  • 2003: Paeslack (multiple / participatory painting), Art_Frankfurt, article editions
  • 2004: You have new mail - a letter to the Mayor of Culture, Dresden City Hall
  • 2005: The fortune of art (travel and exhibition seminar), Goethe-Institut Tel Aviv , Kunst-Haus Dresden
  • 2005: Words for Millions (billposting in public urban space), Manuela Mangold / Kooperative Kunstpraxis
  • 2005: In the name of art , Art_Frankfurt, article editions
  • 2006: Art as booty, booty as art , intervention on the lost art collection Krebs, Gut Holzdorf manor
  • 2007: The Silence of the Visible , (Public film project on uranium mining in Thuringia) Federal foundation for coming to terms with the SED dictatorship , Free State of Thuringia
  • 2007: ÄsthETHIK (urban space and exhibition project on the subject of poverty), VBK Thuringia, Kulturhof Krönbacken, Kulturdirektion Erfurt
  • 2008: Invoice (multiple), article editions, Berlin
  • 2011: Color in the river, WESERBURG , Museum of Modern Art, Bremen
  • 2012: A piece from the horizon , Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden
  • 2014: Manipulation - social conditioning and socialization / black and white or on self-determination in an institutionally administered world , art initiative “Im Friese” e. V.


  • with Yael Katz Ben Shalom, Jens Herrman and Wolfram Höhne (eds.): The fortune of art. Böhlau Verlag, Cologne / Weimar / Vienna 2008, ISBN 978-3-412-12606-3 .
  • Dresden's Young Things - Index Class, Bosslet 1997–2007. "Bosslet asks Paeslack - Paeslack asks Bosslet", interview. Extra Verlag, 2008, ISBN 978-3-938370-30-8 .
  • Inge Grimm: Change of picture: current painting from Saxony and Thuringia. Weidle, Bonn 2000, ISBN 3-931135-49-7 .
  • with Wolfram Höhne among others: Katzengold. Weimar Art Collections, 2002, ISBN 3-929323-28-1 .
  • with Jens Herrmann among others: Baroque house. VDG Verlag, 2000, ISBN 3-89739-183-X .
  • Who does the art? In: Jan Holtmann: The dogs bite the last - visions of artistic practice. Editor: noroomgallery 2008, ISBN 978-3-00-023530-6 .
  • with Wolfram Höhne, Katja Weber, Ines Knackstedt, Jens Herrmann and Wolfgang Bock : Theses on art and the public. In: Gerhard Schweppenhäuser, Gerd Zimmermann (eds.): Critical aesthetics and humane design: Festschrift for Olaf Weber on his 60th birthday. (= Philosophical Discourses, 6). Verlag der Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, 2005, ISBN 3-86068-271-7 , p. 94.
  • Hermann Büchner, Tina Sauerländer (Hrsg.): Collection Haupt - thirty pieces of silver - art and money. Edition Braus, Berlin 2013, ISBN 978-3-86228-086-5 .
  • Siegfried Gronert, Thomas von Taschitzki (ed.): From the laboratory to the project. Publishing house of the Bauhaus University Weimar, 2011, ISBN 978-3-86068-459-7 .
  • Peter Weibel (Ed.): Art without a unique specimen. König, Cologne 1999, ISBN 3-88375-354-8 .
  • Peter Friese (Ed.): Color in the river. Kerber Verlag, Bielefeld 2011, ISBN 978-3-86678-595-3 , pp. 132f.
  • Andreas Paeslack: A piece of the horizon. In: Eberhard Bosslet (Ed.): Contemporary Art Depot. Sandstein Verlag, 2013, ISBN 978-3-95498-056-7 , p. 26ff.

Web links

Commons : Andreas Paeslack  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence