Article by Melissa Steckbauer – in Berlin; Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012.
A sweeping wooden (or polyblend?) frame just blocks the main entrance of Tanya Leighton’s gallery door. Nothing can be quite as intimidating in the arts as coming into contact with those select doors, lists, and private parties where to “pass” is still a measure of self-assurance…[read on…]
Article by Jeni Fulton in Berlin // Jan. 16, 2012
Can an artist dictate the terms of social collaboration, or does he remain a recording device for situations he himself initiates? The Berlin-based artist Christian Jankowski asks this question repeatedly…[read on…]
Article by Monica Salazar – in Berlin; Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011.
This past week, the art world, collectors and art enthusiasts flooded to Miami for Art Basel Miami, the leading international art show in the Americas. This year, the fair celebrated it’s 10 year anniversary, exhibiting over 260 of the world’s leading galleries and 2,000 artist of the 20th and 21st century. Berlin showed it’s usual strong presence with 24 galleries represented at Art Basel Miami and numerous others at the simultaneous satellite fairs…[read on…]
Interview by Melissa Steckbauer – in Berlin; Wednesday, Dec. 07, 2011.
Peter Böhnisch and Wolfgang Ganter met in 1999 when they began their studies at the Akademie für bildende Künste. I was introduced to the artists in 2007 and have not seen a more respectful pair of friends who stand on such different ground characteristically. I spoke with the guys over Sunday dinner in November…[read on…]
Interview by Marta Jecu – in Berlin; Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011.
The explicit and provocative credo of Portuguese architecture office Arquitectos Anonimos
, founded in 2006, is an active response to the prevalent role that architects have come to adopt: the project-mastermind. The goal is an architecture that is not the result of a uni-directional, authorial process, but a construction that changes its shape and reinvents itself day by day…[read on…]
Article by Elizabeth Feder // Nov. 21, 2011
On a bright afternoon in late October, a group of strangers met at Berlin-Hauptbahnhof. All were there to participate in Ligt’s most recent work, entitled With New Eyes, a city tour through the perception of blind individuals. And…[read on…]