PAINTING

MIRA O’BRIEN

Berlin Art Link Studio Visit with Mira O'Brien

Article by Jessyca Hutchens, Studio Visit photos by Chloé Richard – in Berlin; Monday, Oct. 03, 2011.

In the backyard of a Kreuzberg apartment block, Mira O’Briens studio-room is perched atop an exterior staircase. Large windows overlook a cheerful courtyard filled with the sounds of the neighbouring kita, letting in the sunlight and provide the prefect…[read on…]

FABIAN KNECHT

Berlin Art Link Studio Visit with Fabian Knecht

Article by Devon Caranicas; Studio Visit photos by Devon Caranicas – in Berlin; Saturday, Sep. 17, 2011.

Housed at the Universitat der Kunst Berlin, Fabian Knecht’s studio is a large one room space flooded with light by the impressive window that spans from the wall to the adjacent ceiling. At age 31, Knecht’s practice is based on a steady ritual of daily production…[read on…]

DREW SIMPSON

Berlin Art Link Studio Visit with Drew Simpson

Article by Clare Ros, Photos by Mike Milosh in Berlin // Apr. 15, 2011.
Through his series entitled, Pseudo Sanctuary, Interiority Complex, and Thrill Life, Simpson examines the home as the false sanctuary – exposing alternative truths about intimate…[read on…]


NOAH BECKER

Berlin Art Link Studio Visit with Noah Becker

Article by Ester Ippolito – in Vancouver, March 8, 2011.

As a musician, visual artist, and writer Noah Becker’s works cover an array of mediums. Based in Canada, the founder and editor-in-chief of Whitehot Magazine began as a musician and quickly transitioned into the visual arts. Most recently, his paintings of free-floating planets’ have begun to attract attention…[read on…]

ROMEO ALAEFF

Berlin Art Link Studio Visit with Romeo Alaeff

Article by Ester Ippolito & Monica Salazar – in New York, February 28, 2011.

Contradictions, humour and questions around knowledge permeate Romeo Alaeff’s series work, especially those created since 2005. An artist based in New York, Romeo has a colorful family…[read on…]

JOSE LERMA

Berlin Art Link Studio Visit with Jose Lerma

Article by Ester Ippolito & Monica Salazar – in New York, January 18, 2011.

Jose Lerma’s work relies on a compendium of mediums, references, and elements that combine his personal history and his extensive academic accolades to his awareness of social…[read on…]

XAN MEDINA

Berlin Art Link Studio Visit with Xan Medina

Article by Monica Salazar – in Berlin, December 19, 2010.

Xan Medina’s artistic training began in rock music, which – as characterized by Dan Graham in the 1980’s, was already a religion of rebellion and protest. From rock music and also from the graphic nature of comics, Medina gradually introduced himself into the world of drawing and painting. As such, his…[read on…]

JOHN KLECKNER

Berlin Art Link Studio Visit with John Kleckner

Article by Monica Salazar, Anna Russ // Nov. 8, 2010
John Kleckner, a U.S.-born artist, has lived and worked in Berlin for the last two years. In his work, Kleckner creates a mix of intricately detailed and abstract drawings using ink and…[read on]


ANTONIO SANTIN

Berlin Art Link Studio Visit with Antonio Santin

Article by Monica Salazar, Anna Russ // Sept. 22, 2010
A Spanish painter, Antonio Santin has been actively working and living in Berlin for the last several years. He studied Fine Arts at Universidad Complutense de Madrid and Anotati Scholi Kalon Technon in…[read on]


JAYBO MONK

Berlin Art Link Studio Visit with Jaybo Monk

Article by Monica Salazar in Berlin // Sep. 02, 2010
Jaybo Monk, a French-born painter, has lived and worked in Berlin since 1985. In this time, he has created such various influential urban subculture projects as the streetwear label Irie Daily and the cultural magazine Style…[read on]


ADAM RAYMONT

Berlin Art Link Studio Visit, Art work by Adam Raymont

Article by Monica Salazar in Berlin // Aug. 21, 2010
Adam Raymont, born in New York and a RISD graduate, has been an active member in Berlin’s lively and influential contemporary art scene over the last two years. In addition to participating in the recent gallery…[read on]