Stubborn Wolf: Skeletons and Landscapes

"Pink Vaginas" (2009), acrylic on paper, 8 x 11 inches

Blog entry by Devon Atkins – in Berlin; Friday, October 28, 2011.

Not long after Hiyme’s arrival in Feburary this year, he broke his foot and was left wheelchair bound and lonely, struggling in a city made of staircases. Luckily for this painter, his character is not dissimilar to his paintings, colourful and chaotic, fun and magnetic – somehow eight months later, with an ever slowly-healing injury, he has survived the worst of it and is showing his work for the first time in Europe. …

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Friedrich Seidenstücker: Of Hippos and other Humans at Berlinische Galerie

Blog entry by Anna Freedman – in Berlin; Thursday, October 27, 2011.

Fredrich Seidenstücker had a particular quirkiness when it came to taking photographs. Having taken interest in what others may consider distinctly mundane, he made a niche for himself in street and animal photography. He was most successful commercially in the years prior to WWII, at a time when his optimism and sense of humor could be reflected by society as a whole…

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This Weekend: STROKE – The Urban Art Fair

Blog entry by Monica Salazar – in Berlin; Thursday, October 13, 2011.

Starting Friday, STROKE.ARTFAIR returns to Postbahnhof Berlin for it’s second year in the city. The fair presents a focus on designs of the everyday streetscape, with its graffiti, tags, tattoos, advertising and graphic design….

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Viktoria Binschtok’s World of Details

Blog entry by Samantha Manton – in Berlin; Tuesday, October 11, 2011.

It is the juxtaposition of small-scale, black and white, digitally produced prints with their much larger, full colour, analogously prepared counterparts on the walls of Klemm’s that arouses great curiosity at even the slightest glance through the gallery’s glass frontage. It is the relationship between the two that presents Viktoria Binschtok as a thoughtful and analytical artist whose pictorial explorations raise questions about visibility, function and artistic intent.

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A-I-R laboratory, CSW Ujzadowski Castle

Blog entry by Kasia Pacura – in Berlin; Saturday, October 1, 2011.

The Artists in Residence Laboratory at CSW Ujazdowski Castle is an open platform which aims to support mobility of not only polish artists. They work on two main paths…

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Victory of the Bottom Up: Witte de Withstraat Festival in Rotterdam


Blog entry by Elvia Pyburn-Wilk – in Berlin; Saturday, September 24, 2011.

Art sought interaction during the Wereld van de Witte de With Festival in Rotterdam last week: interaction with the buildings, the street, indoor spaces and outdoor arenas, and above all, personal interactions between audiences and artists…

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Immersive Surfaces in New York

Devon Elise Atkins - "Listen the snow is falling"

Blog entry by Katy Diamond Hamer in New York // Monday, Sep. 19, 2011
After having spent the summer in Berlin investigating the contemporary art scene as well as international artists who are living…[read on…]