Louis Reith (b. 1983 in Hengelo, The Netherlands) graduated from AKI Academy of Art and Design, Enschede in 2010 and lives in Zetten, The Netherlands.
Reith is known for his monochrome mystical landscape constructions and Modernist-inspired geometrics. Influenced by architectural composition and reminiscent of the Bauhaus movement, who incorporated spirituality as part of their aesthetic process, Reith’s artist hand is subtly evident in a multimedia process that is both meticulous and delicate, as seen in his fine ink drawings, collaged shapes and re-valued images. Through an early journey as a graphic designer in Belgium Reith developed a love for printed matter and, in his time with Flemish artists, an understanding of the lyrical craft in arts; the functional aesthetic and the sensitive narrative. This merging of elements informs his approach to the technical aspects of form and the mythical qualities of the hand made.