Posts Tagged ‘Sergej Jensen’

THE WEEK Nov. 2–8, 2020

Openings and events at Galerie Eigen+Art, Neuggeriemschneider, Galerie Neu, Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Kraupa Tuskany Zeidler, Schiefe Zähne, Sweetwater Berlin, Mehdi Chouakri, Taubert Contemporary, Jeschke Van Vliet Auctions Berlin,…[read on]

THE WEEK September 4–10, 2017

Openings at Nome, Rainbow Unicorn, Momentum, kindl, Future Gallery, Galerie Bastian, Galerie Neu, CFA, Image Movement, Field Notes, Alexander Levy, Neumeister Bar-Am, Tanya Leighton, Galerie Sandra Bürgel, BQ, Isabella Bortolozzi Galerie, Carlier/Gebauer,…[read on]

INTERSECTIONS // Berlin-Bucharest Exchange: Relic or Relevant? Painting in Berlin

Article by April Dell – in Berlin; Monday, Oct. 26, 2015.

Contemporary painting is often quoted as commercial, unoriginal, and irrelevant. Theorists have been claiming the death of painting since the establishment of Modernism, and shouts of its resuscitation have echoed since the 1980s. Though perhaps not leading the avant garde in recent decades, painting continues to carry weight in the collections of art institutions…[read on…]

Fabric, Fibers… and Doors?

Article by Sarah Gretsch – in Berlin; Friday, Mar. 22, 2013.

Last Sunday the Berlinische Galerie awarded its Fred Thieler Prize for painting to Sergej Jensen. At first glance Jensen’s minimalist painting technique streaked across enormous canvas married with pieces of fiber or thick blotches of paint feels a little too familiar. Take Mark Rothko, Robert Ryman or Anselm Kiefer just to name a few. Perhaps this familiarity is exactly why he won. After all…[read on…]