Following his Intuition

David Alarcón, Metal Magazine, July 1, 2022

“Personally, I struggle to describe my own style in a few sentences because that’s exactly what I’m working against,” resolutely replies the painter Harm Gerdes, who now encourages us to visit his new exhibition, Synthetic Spirits, at Peres Projects, Berlin, until July 8th. And it is that, as he says, his works have a second life if you see them in person. From how the light is reflected on the surface of his paintings to the nuances in the vibrant colors, the five new pieces that he now presents in his my first large solo show – he previously presented a debut exhibition at the gallery that could be considered a prelude to this one – speak for themselves. Are you ready to discover all his influences and details?