Barbara Buchmaier

Sebastian Stumpf

July 2011

At the center of Sebastian Stumpf’s video installations and photographs, there is always his own body, which he stages in artistic and subversive actions that refer to the space of the city. In his first solo exhibition at the recently … READ ON

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“Lost Form”

April 2011

Anyone familiar with this gallery’s program, which primarily features abstract and representational painting and sculpture from Dresden-based artists, will be surprised by the open-ended title of this group show. Here, works by gallery … READ ON

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Dominik Sittig

March 2010

Dominik Sittig’s first solo exhibition, “Dekade & Dekor” (Decade & Decor), offers fourteen paintings in various shades of gray. With their decisively executed gestural abstraction and delicately caked surfaces, which in some places … READ ON

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Florian Schmidt

October 2009

For his first solo exhibition in Italy, the young Austrian painter Florian Schmidt, known for an analytic and occasionally site-specific approach, uses materials such as canvas, cardboard, and wood to broaden his examination of painting by … READ ON

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Joseph Zehrer

July 2009

Many of the recent works by German artist Joseph Zehrer employ decalcomania. In his personal interpretation of the technique, which was adopted and developed by the Surrealists, Zehrer transfers acrylic paint from one sheet of Plexiglas to … READ ON

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Imi Knoebel

July 2009

The dominant architectural characteristics of Mies van der Rohe’s Neue Nationalgalerie––with its clearly structured transparent facade and interior area uninterrupted by walls or dividers––have tested the mettle of many curators … READ ON

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“Medien”

September 2008

How do iconic artworks emerge? What makes pieces of fine art so “different,” so valuable and worth preserving? Asking such fundamental and provocative questions is the characteristic approach of Berlin-based curator and art critic … READ ON

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Matthew Burbidge and Jaro Straub

August 2008

Reflecting Guy Debord’s critical thoughts on the capitalist ideology of consumption, published in The Society of the Spectacle, the Berlin-based artists Matthew Burbidge and Jaro Straub, in their second collaboration, have created a stagelike… READ ON

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Luca Vitone

July 2008

“Ich, Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz” (I, Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz) could easily be the name of a biopic, performance, or book. Instead, it is the apt title of Italian artist Luca Vitone’s recent site-specific exhibition, located down the street from… READ ON

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Jin Lie

June 2008

“In this little volume I have compiled a collection of about forty portraits of writers and artists it was my privilege to become acquainted with,” writes the late photographer Gisèle Freund in the preface to Gisèle Freund: The Poetry… READ ON

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