Archives for posts tagged ‘german’

Jürgen Drescher

Jürgen Drescher Work from his oeuvre. “In his work, the artist constantly interrogates the socio-political potential of art and encourages debate on received perspectives regarding the status quo of objects, world politics, and globalization. Here, as in earlier exhibitions, we find casts and molds of everyday objects familiar to all of us. They awaken very […]

Hans Haacke

Hans Haacke Work from his oeuvre. “One of Haacke’s urgent concerns is the expanding relationship between corporations and museums. Another is the business ventures of major collectors and patrons in countries like South Africa. In the 1985 ”Buhrlesque,” his and hers shoes, each with a candle pointed upward out of the heel like an antiaircraft […]

Carsten Nicolai

Carsten Nicolai Work from his oeuvre. “in his work carsten nicolai, born 1965 in karl-marx-stadt, seeks to overcome a separation of art forms and genres for an integrated artistic approach. influenced by scientific reference systems, nicolai often engages mathematic and cybernetic patterns such as grids and codes, as well as error, random and self-organising structures.” […]

Kitty Kraus

Kitty Kraus Work from her oeuvre. “For her third solo show at Galerie Neu, Kitty Kraus blocked the doors and windows of the gallery space. In the front area and in the middle of the exhibition space, there is one vertical wooden box each, covered with a pane of glass. Between the wooden pillar and […]

Ingrid Hora

Ingrid Hora Work from her oeuvre. “Die Wende (“The Turn” in German) is the story of a group of women from former East Germany who are training to perform a particular movement in synchronized swimming, called “die Wende,” in which the swimmer makes an underwater backwards loop. The women, most of them over 60, are part […]

Charlotte Posenke

Charlotte Posenke Work from her exhibition at Melas Papadopoulos, Athens. “Deschenes and Posenenske, separated by time and geography, recast questions of form, production, distribution, ontology, consumption, seeing and displaying. In this constellation, reversals are operating as points of intersection: uniqueness vs unlimited reproduction, materiality vs technologically produced objects referencing consumer goods, fragility vs sturdiness. The conversation […]

Roman Liška

Roman Liška Work from his oeuvre (including work from Liška’s upcoming exhibition, Nu Balance,  at Rod Barton). “Roman Liška’s most recent body of work incorporates excerpts from the Financial Times Weekend Magazine’s “Life & Arts” section, from which it draws headlines including “Wealth Creations”, “Chalet Girls” and “Risqué Business”, as well as passages from “How To Spend It” […]

Gerhard Richter

Gerhard Richter Work from his oeuvre (retrospective currently at the Centre Pompidou) “I do not obey any intention, system or trend; I have no programme, style or pretention. I love uncertainty, infinity and permanent insecurity.” The exhibition “Panorama”, a retrospective itinerary, demonstrates how this figure of contemporary painting was able to reinvent himself by reinventing […]

Steffen Bunte

Steffen Bunte Work from his oeuvre. “Our aim is clarity – clarity about ourselves, about our existence.Certainly, however, is just clarity on the diffuse.Ultimately, the ellipse, which brings us again to our starting point. Is there a pattern for the existence – of being a matrix? It is not about answers – rather questions which bring […]

Charlotte Poseneske

Charlotte Poseneske Work from her oeuvre. “Charlotte Poseneske is a German artist who created minimalist and performance-like sculptures and reliefs in the 60s. Having the claim to avoid any subjective artistic statements she preferred to finish her work in truly objective materials like chipboard, corrugated cardboard and steel sheets. In a further step she experimented […]