Reviews

‘the state I am in’ at Capitain Petzel

an image of an artwork by Louise Lawler. It is a print on vinyl that looks like a distorted green landscape against a background of white
by Natalie Russett // July 20, 2022
We often forget that the nation-state is a modern construct in political discourse. It’s only in times of war or crisis that its imaginary borderlines and principles show themselves to…[read on]

When is the Fake a Form of Empathy?

a large, three-toned, woolly work of art hanging on the wall
by Lucia Longhi // June 1, 2022
The group exhibition ‘Mimicry-Empathy,’ curated by German artist Susanne Bürner, brings together works that activate deep connections between the two concepts…[read on]

The Faux Reality of Andy Kassier

A man in white trousers and pink pullover walking into a shop whose windows have been covered with adhesive vinyl with the words "read that twice" on it
by Alice O’Brien // May 17, 2022
Sharp, small, but sweet, ‘read that twice’ is a layered and ironic assessment of the modern-day value system. Though limited in size, it possesses the potential to leave each visitor with…[read on]

Raimund Kummer at HBK Braunschweig

A close up of a black and white photograph of a man crying into the camera
by Nadia Egan // May 16, 2022
After more than 30 years of teaching, Raimund Kummer is ready to retire. The artist and professor of sculpture at the HBK Braunschweig has been constructing an expansive oeuvre…[read on]