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Time and Openness

Article by Max Schreier, photos by Chloé Richard – in Berlin; Saturday, Jun. 02, 2012.

Aram Bartholl is an tech artists who makes objects by capturing electronic moments, developing them into classical forms, and using the most analog processes to create digital forms. His work falls into the avant garde not by its innovative methods, but rather by its means of handling the often difficult to tame medium of the web. When I visited Bartholl…[read on…]


Davide Balliano: DOGBITE

Article by Alison Hugill – in Berlin; Wednesday, May 30, 2012.

The space at Berlin Kreuzberg’s Delloro Contemporary Art, run by Italian gallerist Rolando Anselmi, is a radiant setting for any exhibition: the fortress-like doors of this third-floor warehouse loft open onto an exquisite white space, with multiple floor-to-ceiling windows dispensing light from either side…[read on…]


Die Grosse Weltausstellung: ‘The World is Not Fair’

raumlaborberlin: “Die Grosse Weltausstellung: The World Is Not Fair”, pavilion in progress

Article by Alison Hugill, video production by Dan Dorocic and Alison Hugill in Berlin; Saturday, May 19, 2012.

Amid debates over future uses for the soon-defunct Tegel airport, and on the eve of the 2012 London Summer Olympics, architectural collective raumlaborberlin and three-theatre ensemble Hebbel am Ufer (HAU) have joined forces to critically reinterpret the meaning of the traditional World Fair…[read on…]

ON THE ROAD SERIES: Frieze flocks – Visiting a New York Contemporary Art Fair

Jerome Prosperger

Article and photos by Dina Münzfeld in New York; Monday, May 07, 2012.

There has been a tense debate about the future of New York’s art fairs since Frieze’s Amanda Sharp and Matthew Slotover announced their take on the art metropolis. Having their 180 gallery strong debut in town during May 4 – 7, 2012, the franchise of the well-known spectacle in London’s Regent’s Park now has to withstand the debate about the necessity of another blockbuster art event…[read on…]

IN RESIDENCE: Post-Studio Tales Review

Post-Studio Tales, exhibition architecture by Something Fanstastic; photo: Heiko Schäfer

Article by Jessyca Hutchens – in Berlin; Monday, Apr. 23, 2012.

So, I intended to write a sort of opening night review of Post-Studio Tales (which opened Thursday April13 and will run until April 30). Instead, somehow, I only managed to get there some hours before and then the day after the opening event, experiencing an excited anticipatory energy on one day, and seeing a more subdued, recovery-mode atmosphere the next…[read on…]

Fragmenting Reality: Gerhard Richter’s All-Seeing Panorama at Neue Nationalgalerie

Article by Cara Cotner – in Berlin; Wednesday, Apr. 18, 2012.

Berlin currently plays host to an unprecedented trio of Gerhard Richter exhibitions. Gerhard Richter: Panorama is a comprehensive retrospective at Neue Nationalgalerie, and the accompanying Editions 1965-2011 at me Collectors Room is a collection of Richter’s graphic prints, photographic editions and artist’s books…[read on…]

Going underground with Bruce Davidson’s photo collection Subway

Article by Minette Paes – in Berlin; Thursday, Apr. 11, 2012.

“I wanted to transform the subway from its dark, degrading, and impersonal reality into images that open up our experience again to the colour, sensuality, and vitality of the individual souls that ride it each day.” – Bruce DavidsonSubway[read on…]


Alex Tennigkeit, Sincere and Austere

Alexandra Tennigkeit - „Lady FN GA“ (2011), detail

Article by Melissa Steckbauer – in Berlin; Wednesday, Apr. 04, 2012.

Alexandra (Alex) Tennigkeit has worked steadily for years around themes of German nationhood, religious politics, and personal tales of death and heartbreaking dismay. Her primary means of symbolizing this largely pop morte iconography…[read on…]


L.A. Art and PST at Martin-Gropius-Bau

Article by Devon Caranicas – in Berlin; Friday, Mar. 30, 2012.

As Los Angeles’ artistic reputation is shifting into the spotlight, the city remains an anomaly for many. Known for a culture whose biggest export is Hollywood, it’s easy to assume that celebrity and superficiality rule supreme in the west coast capital…[read on…]