SCULPTURE

DAVID THORPE

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Article by Alice Bardos, Photos by Ériver Hijano in Berlin // Monday, Jul. 25, 2016

“I feel the building and I are quite in sympathy with one another,” explains the lean and genial artist, David Thorpe, in his Moabit studio. “It feels soft as if thousands of shoulders and feet have rubbed and smoothed all the hard edges off the building… [read on]

BIRTE BOSSE

Berlin Art Link Studio Visit with Birte Bosse

Article by Julianne Cordray // Studio Visit Photographs by Ruppert Bohle

Along one wall and spanning a corner of her studio, Birte Bosse stages small-scale exhibitions in order to visualize interactions between works, in the space and with the wall. As she walks me through it, she points out a small potted tree that also engages … [read on]

KATJA STRUNZ

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Article by Alison Hugill, Studio Visit photos by Ériver Hijano – in Berlin // Wednesday, May 25, 2016.

The geometrical shapes and subdued colours of Katja Strunz’s works are aesthetically consonant with her high-ceilinged, brightly lit studio in Kreuzberg, as if they were presented in a deftly curated solo exhibition. The space gives her large-scale paper works and sculptures room to breathe…[read on…]

LINDSAY LAWSON

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Article by Alison Hugill, Studio Visit photos by Lindsay Lawson – in Berlin; Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016.

During the visit to Lindsay Lawson’s studio, we spent a significant amount of time searching for the perfect word to describe her heterogeneous practice, which has at times been object-oriented and, at others, consisted of an analysis of online profiles…[read on…]

BJÖRN DAHLEM

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Article by Alison Hugill, Studio Visit photos by Alexander Coggin – in Berlin; Monday, Sep. 14, 2015.

In an unexpected turn of events, two days after our studio visit with architect Arno Brandlhuber, we had the occasion to visit one of his much lauded built projects: the so-called ‘Anti-Villa’ on the shores of Krampnitzsee in Potsdam…[read on…]

ANNE DUK HEE JORDAN

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Article by Alison Hugill, Studio Visit photos by Alexander Coggin – in Berlin; Tuesday, Jun. 16, 2015.

Anne Duk Hee Jordan‘s studio is a cross between a metal workshop and a wunderkammer, neatly divided down the middle. Against the far window sill she has carefully placed a cabinet of rare curios…[read on…]

AA BRONSON

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Article by Linus Ignatius; Studio Visit photos by Ériver Hijano – in Berlin; Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015.

AA Bronson is a little like the art world’s Father Time. With a long white beard to underscore his twinkling eyes and a body of work that continually invokes the presence of the dead, he is part veteran artist and part modern-day shaman…[read on…]

DANIEL GUSTAV CRAMER

Berlin Art Link Studio Visit with Daniel Gustav Cramer

Article by Henry Andersen, Studio Visit photos by Conor Clarke – in Berlin; Thursday, Nov. 06, 2014.

Arriving at the Friedrichshain studio of Daniel Gustav Cramer, I did not bring any zoom recorder or other microphone – only a pencil and small writing pad. Cramer and I had spoken via email about not wanting the…[read on…]

AWST & WALTHER

Berlin Art Link Studio Visit with Awst & Walther

Article by Alena Sokhan, Studio Visit photos by Conor Clarke – in Berlin; Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2014.

With their name reminiscent of a merchant firm from the beginning of the industrial age, Awst&Walther refers to the very much contemporary husband and wife team Manon Awst and Benjamin Walther, who produce ideas, events and environments…[read on…]

MARIANNE VITALE

Berlin Art Link Studio visit with Marianne Vitale

Article by Lucia Love, Studio Visit photos by Nicole Motta – in New York City; Thursday, August 14, 2014.

Artist studios in the city are as diverse as the neighborhoods that they crop up in. Always shifting through industrial blocks – anonymous areas where you might have trouble finding a Chase bank – artists suss out the inhabitable frontier of real-estate…[read on…]

EYAL BURSTEIN

Berlin Art Link Studio Visit with Eyal Burnstein

Article by Alison Hugill, Studio Visit photos by Claudia D’Alò – in Berlin; Wednesday, July 9, 2014.

Eyal Burstein points nonchalantly to the four corners of his Kreuzberg hinterhof studio space and labels them for me: “these are my prototypes, this is where I photograph the works, this is the tax section, and this is where I chill out”…[read on…]

GREGOR HILDEBRANDT

Berlin Art Link Studio Visit with Gregor Hildebrandt

Article by Alison Hugill, Studio Visit photos by Tim Adler and Susann Zielinski – in Berlin; Monday, Jun. 16, 2014.

Fittingly, Gregor Hildebrandt arrived a bit late to our studio visit meet-up in Wedding because he was DJing the opening of the Berlin Biennale the night…[read on…]

PRZEMEK PYSZCZEK

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Article by AJ Kiyoizumi, Studio Visit photos by Claudia D’Alò – in Berlin; Tuesday, Jun. 03, 2014.

In his recent channels of work, Przemek Pyszczek has painted with concrete and ripped apart playgrounds. As hardcore as this sounds, his bright studio in Schöneweide features friendly knots of primary-colored pipes resting in…[read on…]

NIR HOD

Berlin Art Link studio Visit with Nir Hod

Article by Lucia Love, Studio Visit photos by Nicole Motta – in Berlin; Tuesday, Apr. 14, 2014.

On Nir Hod’s block you can still get a feeling for some aspects of old Manhattan, and the inside of his studio is no different. Barely visible in the woodgrain on the floor when you walk up the narrow flight of stairs to the main space are printed ideals like “Love” and…[read on…]

RACHEL MASON

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Article by Lucia Love, Studio Visit photos by Nicole Motta – in Berlin; Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014.

After wandering the labyrinthine corridors of the Atelierhaus Mengerzeile in Berlin’s Treptow district for quite some time, I finally find my way to the spacious studio of Enda O’Donoghue (born 1973 in Limerick, Ireland) where a wonderful reception awaits me…[read on…]

KADAR BROCK

Berlin Art Link studio Visit with Kadar Brock

Article by Lucia Love, Studio Visit photos by Jen Trahan – in Berlin; Friday, Jan. 17, 2014.

Within Brock’s studio the trappings of an intensive painting process are immediately evident. Plaster, enamel, spray paint on a wheeled cart, sanders, industrial primers and pens of every sort are grouped amongst buckets of scrapped paintings and collected dust…[read on…]

STEFAN KAMINSKI

Berlin Art Link Studio Visit with Stefan Kaminski

Article by Melissa Steckbauer, Studio Visit photos by Stephanie Third – in Berlin; Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013.

Seated in his studio in Mitte, the shy but generous Kaminski speaks to me about his work. While I listen I survey. The room is a smattering of emotional fixtures and patterned surfaces: the black and white dog on the sofa, the ailing wickerwork…[read on…]

KATHARINA FENGLER

Berlin Art Link Studio Visit with Katharina Fengler

Article by Sarah Gretsch, Studio Visit photos by Conor Clark – in Berlin; Monday, Oct. 07, 2013.

A ten-minute walk from S-Bahn station Pankow-Heinersdorf, behind rows of quaint German houses with front gardens, I find the studio of Katharina Fengler in a place that feels nothing like Berlin…[read on…]

MICHAEL SAILSTORFER

Berlin Art Link Studio Visit with Michael Sailstorfer

Article by Alison Hugill, Studio Visit photos by Conor Clark – in Berlin; Tuesday, Aug. 07, 2013.

Rumour has it that Michael Sailstorfer’s studio building in Weissensee, on the tranquil outskirts of Berlin’s Prenzlauer Berg district, was once the production studio of early German film pioneer Joe May[read on…]

ANGEL OTERO

Berlin Art Link Studio Visit with Angel Otero

Article and Studio Visit photos by Katy Diamond Hamer – in Berlin; Monday, Apr. 08, 2013.

Historically, painting has a very long lineage ranging from early cave drawings to Abstract Expressionism and Magic Realism. In the process of having a relevant, provocative and cerebral dialogue with painting, one must consider what has been done before…[read on…]

AOIFE COLLINS

Berlin Art Link Studio Visit with Aoife Collins

Article by Angela Conor, Studio Visit photos by Rian Davidson – in Berlin; Monday, Mar. 04, 2013.

Located in the centre of Mitte, up several flights of stairs and overlooking Rosenthaler Staße, we met with Irish artist Aoife Collins to uncover the temporary premise for where she is currently working on three bodies of work. Neatly compartmentalized into…[read on…]

KONSTANTINO DREGOS

Berlin Art Link Studio Visit with Konstantino Dregos

Article by Natasha Klimenko, Studio Visit photos by Conor Clarke – in Berlin; Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013.

Tucked away on an unsuspecting street in Wedding sit the front windows of what appears to be a shop in disuse. Behind their half closed blinds lies a small working space…[read on…]

PEACHES

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Article by Liz Feder, Video: A Berlin Art Link Production, Interview by Monica Salazar, Filmed by Peter Cairns, Edited by Robin Thomson – in Berlin; Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013.

Born as Merrill Beth Nisker in Toronto, Peaches has been based in Berlin…[read on…]

MARISA MANDLER

Berlin Art Link Studio Visit with Marisa Mandler

Article by Adela Yawitz; Studio Visit Photos by Rian Davidson – in Berlin; Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012.

Marisa Mandler’s studio is at the end of a sinister block: past soviet housing complexes, the DDR’s Nazi archives, and right before the Stasi prison museum complex…[read on…]