Untitled (C-1573), 2014 – Chromogenic Paper, embossed/folded/burned/scraped, Unique © Marco Breuer, Courtesy Yossi Milo Gallery, New YorkThe exhibition coincides with the publication of Marco Breuer: Col•or, a 160-page clothbound book featuring never-before-seen color studies produced over the past twelve years, with essays by Mary-Kay Lombino, Jeffrey DeShell, and Isabelle Dervaux. Marco Breuer is one of the most innovative contemporary artists working in photography today. He is well known for his distinctive and irreverent approach to material and process from his early black-and-white photograms to his current work with color material. Throughout his twenty-five-year career, Breuer has approached his work as a systematic investigation of the conditions of the photographic medium and its relationship to related media. He has subjected photographic paper to shotguns, one-time flashbulbs, modified turntables, razor blades, and power sanders, among other tools. Marco Breuer has exhibited widely throughout the United States and Europe. Solo museum exhibitions include Line of Sight at the de Young Museum in San Francisco (2011), and New Pictures 2: Marco Breuer at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts (2010). In 2015, a major installation of Breuer’s work will be included in an exhibition at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles. The artist’s work is in the permanent collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Museum of Modern Art, New York; Art Institute of Chicago; J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles; National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Germany; International Center of Photography, New York; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Fogg Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge; and the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, among others. Breuer was born in 1966 in Landshut, Germany, and currently lives in upstate New York. The exhibition ‘Marco Breuer, Zero Base’ opened on Thursday, September 4 and will close on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at the Yossi Milo Gallery.