Posts Tagged ‘Anna C. Purcell’

Dennis Hopper at Martin-Gropius-Bau

Article by Anna C. Purcell – in Berlin; Saturday, Oct. 06, 2012.

Well-known actor turned photographer, Dennis Hopper‘s lifelong career contains an overwhelming amount of stunning images. His works, which are brazenly political, capture the vitality of American culture in the 1960s. The Lost Album, which…[read on…]

Interview // Anna Jill Lüpertz & Sophie Weiser


Interview by Anna C. Purcell in Berlin // Sep. 11, 2012
With the diversity of contemporary works, it seems implausible to find a space that fits all artists, methods, and content range too dramatically. Two Berliners embraced the need for change, initiating the search for individualistic[read on]

Discovering Detritus: Gabriel Orozco and Secondhand Treasure

Article by Anna C. Purcell – in Berlin; Wednesday, Jul. 18, 2012

“An object’s shape is made from accidental encounters with other objects– that process has been important for me.”– Gabriel Orozco

Gabriel Orozco’s new show, Asterisms, opened on July 6th at the Deutsche Guggenheim. Using detritus collected from a variety of locations, the Mexican-born artist creates a two-fold sculptural and…[read on…]

Berlin-Paris Exchange 2012: Yona Friedmann at Chert

Yona Friedmann

Article by Anna C. Purcell – in Berlin; Monday, Jul. 09, 2012.

While winding around the Seine on an early summer morning, a Parisian munches on a croissant, preparing for a day spent wandering the stately halls of the Louvre, perusing some of the world’s finest art. Meanwhile, a Berliner afoot along the Spree stumbles upon an open air still raucous from the evening before, as squalls of the city’s youth mingle amongst some of the world’s finest Graffuturism…[read on…]

Second Edition of TISSUE Magazine Launches in Berlin

Tissue Magazine

Blog post by Anna C. Purcell – in Berlin; Monday, July 2, 2012.

In a city so immersed in perpetual artistic and sexual discovery, boundaries and norms cease to exist. And as thralls and thralls of young international creatives flood the now wide open city of Berlin, ideas about conventialism are further lost among the sea of new voices, drowning out generalities with the distinct and diverse intonations of various languages and perspectives.
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Diane Arbus Retrospective Opens at The Martin-Gropius-Bau

Article by Anna C. Purcell – in Berlin; Wednesday, Jun. 27, 2012.

An astonishing and diverse collection of two hundred Arbus photographs opened on June 22nd at the Martin-Gropius- Bau, providing viewers exposure to her most iconic pieces. Intentionally minimalist in its approach, the retrospective challenges visitors to engage exclusively with the intrinsic power of the photographs…[read on…]

Shane Pennington Exhibition Opens: Leaving the Shade

2.0 Daybreak

Blog post by Anna C. Purcell – in Berlin; Tuesday, Jun. 26, 2012.
On July 5th, Texan multimedia-artist Shane Pennington’s first Berlin exhibition will open at the Mitte project space Sur La Montagne (SlaM). He will present a series of site-specific pieces that range from sculpture to video. [read on…]

Jens Hanke’s “Island Me” at Galerie Hunchentoot

Jens Hanke

Article by Anna C. Purcell – in Berlin; Monday, Jun. 25, 2012.

In his new series “Island Me,” Berlin-based artist Jens Hanke presents pieces that challenge the conventions of traditional charcoal-drawings. On large paper primed with bone glue, Hanke creates fantastical landscapes, often creating a sense of ambiguity that allows the viewer to have an intensely personal experience…[read on…]

Night & Day Series #2: 404 NOT FOUND

Article by Anna C. Purcell, photos by Chloé Richard – in Berlin; Monday, Jun. 11, 2012.

On Friday, June 8th, Berlin Art Link presented the second installment of its Night & Day Series, 404 NOT FOUND, at TorStrasse’s Sur la Montagne. The six artists’ works functioned as a commentary on the challenges and antagonisms that exist between web works and conventional, gallery-ready art…[read on…]