On the essence of things; the floating world of Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849)
by Anna Schultz // Aug. 30, 2011
Living only for the moment, turning our full attention to the pleasures of the moon, the snow, the cherry blossoms and the maple leaves; singing songs, drinking wine, diverting ourselves in just floating, floating…[read on]
Berlin Arch Link: Berlin Wildes Leben – Species Meet at Überlebenskunst
by Marcus Owens // Aug. 29, 2011
Ask a Berliner, and most will have a story about an encounter or glimpse of a large wild animal in the city. In Berlin Wildes Leben, part of the Überlebenskunst exhibition…[read on]
She Says, She Says
by Melissa Steckbauer, Wendy Vogel // Aug. 26, 2011
Two perspectives on “Adult Contemporary: Family Romance”, the second edition of Kavi Gupta’s annual summer video series…[read on]
Experimentation and Improvisation. A Discussion with Max Ray
by Daniel Thomas Berg // Aug. 25, 2011
The COT Theater is an improvisation performance collective founded in London by director and former art critic Max Ray and visual artist/physical performer Satu Suomela…[read on]
article by Cate Smierciak – in Berlin; Tuesday, August 23, 2011.
Article by Elizabeth Feder – in Berlin; Tuesday, August 16, 2011.
And it’s two meters into the gallery before you have to idle and choose.
You could pivot to the left, which is thin and static in its grayness. You could pivot to the right and be enveloped in red text and an inundation of LCD screens. Or you could continue straight ahead and follow the light into a bright whiteness of carefully benign design. I pivoted to the left…[read on…]
Article by Gabriella Picone – in Berlin; Tuesday, August 16, 2011.
The current exhibition at the Me Collectors Room, All Cannibals?, is a delicious spectacle of the eccentric and perverse that forces viewers to reconsider their own cannibalistic tendencies…[read on…]
Exhibition „New Realities. PhotoGraphik from Warhol to Havekost“ at Kupferstichkabinett
by Anna Schultz // Aug. 9, 2011
Prints and multiples, no matter how limited the editions, are commonly – and often unjustly – criticized for their supposed lack of originality. This antiquated debate is a surprisingly constant factor in art criticism…[read on]
On the Road Series: Brian Leo in New York City
by Jessyca Hutchens // Aug. 7, 2011
Brian Leo’s work hits you like a wall of noise or, rather, a wall of noises. On any given wall, a multitude of brightly colored canvases vie for attention. The New York based painter has dubbed his style “Garage Pop…[read on]
Article by Daniel Thomas Berg, Melissa Steckbauer and Elizabeth Feder // Aug. 02, 2011
“Our fine arts were developed, their types and uses were established in times very different from the present…we must expect great innovations to transform the entire technique of the arts, thereby affecting artistic…[read on]
Article by Weronika Trojańska – in Berlin; Thursday, July 28, 2011.