Posts Tagged ‘Painter’

Art Beyond Labels: An Interview with Manuel Solano

a still from a video portrait of the artist Manuel Solano wearing a white suit jacket over a white shirt, against a blue background, gaze focused on the viewer
by William Kherbek // Nov. 20, 2020
The creation of art is often dialogic. An artist establishes a connection with the material world or an interior discourse and produces a work in response. The work of the Berlin-based Mexican artist Manuel Solano is dialogic in both this metaphoric sense of the term…[read on]

BLINK // Natalie Frank

Berlin Art Link Blink article about Natalie Frank

Article by Louisa Stark in Berlin // Mar. 25, 2018
At a glance Natalie Frank’s most recent work seems to follow in the tradition of Edgar Degas, both in her choice of subject matter and its subversion. The New York based artist’s 2017 exhibition at Rhona Hoffman Gallery was a[read on]


PHOTO BLOG // Berlin Graphic Days #3

Berlin Graphic Days

Blog post by Emelie Flood – in Berlin; Monday, Feb. 3, 2014.

For the third year in a row, Berlin Graphic Days, organized by Berlin Pieces, showcased a rotating selection of the best current illustration, street art & graffiti…[read on…]

Photo Blog // New Berlin Painters

Photo Blog // New Berlin Painters

Blog post by Stephanie Third – in Berlin; Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013.

The New Berlin Painters “Exhibition 3” displayed works from artists Moritz Hoffman, Paul Vogeler and Eoin Llewellyn
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RYAN MOSLEY: Archaic/Futuristic

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Blog entry and photos by SP Williams – in Berlin; Wednesday, June 22, 2011.

Motivated by a sense of the carnivalesque, Ryan Mosley’s canvases offer up a surreal world of invented characters and rituals that are simultaneously archaic and futuristic. Mosley develops his theatrical subjects through a spontaneous approach to painting. “They appear on the canvas,” Mosley explains, “worked, reworked, painted over, feeding on mistakes.

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ECKART HAHN: Mythos Incorporated

ECKART-HAHN

Blog entry and photos by SP Williams – in Berlin; Saturday, May 21, 2011.

In ‘Mythos Incorporated’, Eckart Hahn puts classical symbolism and mythic force to the test. He paints over the subjects with current day objects such as plastic bags, or masks them in ‘marketing colors’, such as the sickly McDonald’s yellow that I connect with cheeseburgers, childhood and constipation.

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Drew Simpson

Berlin Art Link Studio Visit with Drew Simpson
by Clare Ros // Apr. 15, 2011
Through his series entitled, Pseudo Sanctuary, Interiority Complex, and Thrill Life, Simpson examines the home as the false sanctuary – exposing alternative…[read on]

GLENN BROWN: HAUNTING COLOR

Blog Entry by SP Williams – in Berlin; Sunday, May 1, 2011.

The Glenn Brown solo exhibition at Max Hetzler’s satellite gallery is a must-see for painting enthusiasts. Portraiture and figurative paintings, as well as ‘paint sculptures’, are presented in a grandiose flat near Savigny platz. The paintings are hauntingly beautiful and painstakingly rendered with Glenn Brown’s unique style of small, flowing lines of color.

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KATRIN FRIDRIKS: Leak of Information

Blog Entry by SP Williams – in Berlin; Tuesday, April 26, 2011.

Leak of Information is metallic, just like our technology-based contemporary time. With a new well-defined colorimetric using “silver, gold, steel, cooper, aluminium” as backgrounds/shadows, drawing from platforms/heart of planet earth, Fridriks is taking us deeper. Playing with colors and their own reflects, she is casting a new light on our society and its dynamics.

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