Archives for the Month of May, 2012

Ryoji Ikeda

Ryoji Ikeda Work from his exhibition at the Hamburger Bahnhof “Japanese composer and visual artist Ryoji Ikeda has conceived an exhibition for the Hamburger Bahnhof that, for the first time, compositionally unites the two symmetrical halls on the upper level of the museum’s east and west wings. The exhibition’s title db (short for decibel) refers to this symmetry while simultaneously […]

Marie Quéau

Marie Quéau Work from Gojira. “Gojira is a portrait of the island of Izu Oshima, home of Godzilla, a préhistoric lizard born out of the two atomic bombs that were dropped on Japan in 1945.My work adopts the same attitude as the monster, a fictional creation based on history. This work revolves around symbolism and […]

Katharina Grosse

Katharina Grosse Work from “They had Taken Things Along to Eat Together” at Johann Konig. “We´ve visited gallery Johann König, Berlin that is currently presenting works by Katharina Grosse. Grosse transports painting as such into volume, thus confronting seemingly irreconcilable and incommunicable spatiotemporal modes. Katharina Grosse’s paintings find their way onto a variety of surfaces – onto […]

Ben West & Felix Heyes

Ben West & Felix Heyes Work from Google “If a picture says more than a thousand words – and current internet dynamics tend to agree – what would a visual guide to the English vocabulary, contemporary and ‘webresentative’, look like? Ben West and Felix Heyes, two artists and designers from London (UK), found out when […]

Robin Maddock

Robin Maddock Work from LA Pong. “…When I got in touch with Maddock recently, I found out that he had spent two months earlier this year in California. “I don’t want to be that dark, gray, gothic English guy all my life,” he told me. “I need a bit of optimism and sunny California stuff.” […]

Maiko Gubler

Maiko Gubler Work from her Still Life With Marble. “‘Still Life with Marble’ investigates matter and materiality by juxtaposing digitally sculpted imagery. The series explores current image-making techniques versus traditional crafting methods, questions photo-‘realism’ and the value of physical objects.” – Maiko Gubler

Maxime Guyon

Maxime Guyon Work from “Living 90′s graphism“. ““Living 90′s graphism” it’s a great project that was sent through to us by the french Ecole de Condé student Maxime Guyon and we immediately fell in love with it. Concerning some current trends in graphic design, “Living 90′s graphism” deals with a mid 80′s-90′s visual atmosphere in […]

Daniel Arsham / Snarkitecture

Daniel Arsham / Snarkitecture Work from Dig. “Dig is an exhibition and performance at Storefront for Art and Architecture by Daniel Arsham/Snarkitecture that explores the architecture of excavation. Storefront’s distinctive gallery space will be filled with a solid volume of EPS architectural foam, engulfing the existing interior in an unyielding flood of white. The volume […]

David Bate

David Bate Work from Bungled Memories. “Using the conventions of the still life genre, this project examines the thesis that accidents are not necessarily ‘accidents’. Drawing on the parapraxes that Freud called ‘the psychopathology of everyday life’, the photographs record domestic objects broken by the author. ‘Bungled Memories’ challenges the assumption that the still life […]

Cécile Hartmann

Cécile Hartmann Work from her oeuvre. “Life’s main medium is precisely repetition. (Joseph Brodsky) Some things help to dodge the redundancy of time. Looking for exceptions is one way to caress repetition, knowing of death and madness. Finite life is only relieved by the utter monotony of infiniteness, inviting a warmer embrace of life’s incurable […]