John Beeson

Chris Martin

October 2014

Chris Martin paints to open up a space of possibility. This was made particularly clear in his recent exhibition at KOW, which consisted of paintings finished in the past five years. Throughout this work, points of reference from various … READ ON

IN PRINT October 2014 [TOC]

Nicolas Ceccaldi

September 2014

“Red Wine,” the title of Nicolas Ceccaldi’s first solo show in a public institution, was apparently intended as a catchall reference to intoxicating substances, to pleasurable means of withdrawal from reality. Then again, the poster … READ ON

IN PRINT September 2014 [TOC]

Andreas Siekmann

May 2014

This show took its title from a line by Karl Marx––both figuratively and literally. Witness to a parliamentary debate in 1842 that resulted in a ban on gathering fallen twigs for firewood in public forests in Germany’s Rhineland, until… READ ON

IN PRINT May 2014 [TOC]

Roe Ethridge

April 2014

Roe Ethridge’s Berlin exhibition “Sacrifice Your Body” overlapped with his identically titled exhibition at Andrew Kreps Gallery in New York, each show comprising a different “edit” of a group of recently produced photographs also… READ ON

IN PRINT April 2014 [TOC]

Ari Benjamin Meyers

January 2014

Ari Benjamin Meyers Esther Schipper Every Saturday over the course of Ari Benjamin Meyers’s “Black Thoughts,” the exhibition fulfilled the promise of a spectacular viewer experience, which has become known as a characteristic of a … READ ON

IN PRINT January 2014 [TOC]

Nora Schultz

Isabella Bortolozzi Galerie

December 2013

Nora Schultz’s exhibition “Stative auf der Flucht / The tripods’ escape” personifies the tripod, weaving it into a gossamer narrative set in an alternate reality. Schultz is dealing in a special brand of speculation––science … READ ON

PICKS

Ericka Beckman

November 2013

During the 1970s, while in graduate school at CalArts, Ericka Beckman met several other artists who would become prominent figures of her generation—Mike Kelley, Matt Mullican, James Welling, and James Casebere among them. These interlocutors… READ ON

IN PRINT November 2013 [TOC]

Maria Nordman

October 2013

Maria Nordman’s first solo exhibition in Berlin consisted entirely of works that she made in the 1970s and ’80s but which are dated as if extending toward a perpetual present moment, as is always the case in her production. Though born … READ ON

IN PRINT October 2013 [TOC]

Clegg & Guttmann

September 2013

Power, it’s been said, has been a central theme of Clegg & Guttmann’s portrait photography since the 1980s. The titles or captions of some works openly catalogue the professional stature of their subjects, and symbols of wealth and position… READ ON

IN PRINT September 2013 [TOC]

Marlie Mul

June 2013

The nature of a site is in the details: the way that this concrete floor maps a shape from white wall to white wall, or the way that the broad walls give way to narrower ones and another mounted with a bookshelf, or the way that the large, … READ ON

IN PRINT Summer 2013 [TOC]