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Philipp Weber, a visionary hyperrealist artist, devotes himself to the pursuit of perfection with the discipline of a Shaolin monk, meticulously crafting expansive portraits that mirror reality in every detail.
Recognized for his artistic aptitude at an early age, Philipp’s teachers encouraged him to embrace his passion. He embarked on a fine art degree in Kassel, Germany, and astoundingly held his first solo exhibition less than a year after graduation.
Central to Philipp’s oeuvre is the element of water, symbolizing the universal source of life. This thematic connection infuses his work with layers of existential contemplation and insight. Weaving his personal visions and beliefs into his art, Philipp stands out for his ability to reconstruct reality in intricate detail. For Philipp, hyperrealism transcends mere detail—it’s about imbuing art with emotions and resonances.
2001 “Gegenständlich“, Stiftung Starke, Löwenpalais, Berlin, Germany
2001 “Zwischenwelten“, University of the Arts (UdK) Berlin, Germany
2002 “Charmed“, Galerie Hofmann + Kyrath, Berlin, Germany
2003 “Purity“, Galerie Ulrich Gering, Frankfurt, Germany
2004 “Spektrum Kunstlandschaft“, Hessische Landesvertretung, Berlin, Germany
2005 “Deep – Action“, Georg Kolbe Museum, Berlin, Germany
2008 “Attraction!“, Castle Callenberg, Coburg, Germany
2008 “Weißes Herz“, Galerie Ulrich Gering, Frankfurt, Germany
2009 “Heads & Figures”, Galerie von Braunbehrens, Munich, Germany
2009 “Broken Vision”, Mannheimer Kunstverein, Mannheim, Germany
2011 “Creatura”, Galerie Ulrich Gering, Frankfurt, Germany
2012 “Malen im Quadrat“, Galerie Ulrich Gering, Frankfurt, Germany
2013 “32 Künstler – 32 Galerien”, Kunsthalle Wiesbaden, Germany
2014 “Der zweite Blick”, Galerie Supper, Baden – Baden, Germany
2015 “Schätze aus Privatbesitz“, Pforzheim Galerie, Pforzheim, Germany
2016 “Beyond Reality“, Mulan Gallery, Singapore
2018 “Lebenswege“, Kasseler Kunstverein, Kassel, Germany
2019 “Master Links – Ibex Collection”, SIRI HOUSE, Singapore
2019 “Master Links – Ibex Collection”,Sansiri Gallery, Hong Kong
2021 Galeries Bartoux, London, United Kingdom
2022 “Art Must Go On“, Galeries Bartoux, Paris, France
2022 “Superrealism“, Art Center Horus, Sint-Martens-Latem, Belgium
In this portrait, the woman’s intense gaze reflects both passion and anger, hinting at longing or self-defense. Despite a past wound, her stance exudes determination. Inspired by ‘Susanna at the Bath,’ Philipp Weber blends old-world style with contemporary brilliance. “Bless Resistance” not only captures her mystery but also echoes the untold stories of women in history.
Amidst cold and barren landscapes, a queen and her lady-in-waiting flee, seeking warmth and protection in an engaging painting. Philipp’s portrayal emphasizes their dynamic—the queen’s vulnerability, blurred yet poignant, contrasts with the lady-in-waiting’s resolute strength. Both crowned in gold, they embody wealth, power, and light, while rubies symbolize life, love, protection, and healing.
Oil on canvas, 280 x 180 cm, 2020