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Curator's Open: First Peek at Our Show at EXPO Chicago  
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9/15/14 Posted 9/15/14

Voynich Manuscript. image via Yale University's Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library We've never done this before. This year we launched our first-ever Curator's Open, where we asked you to use our massive database of art to curate our booth at EXPO Chicago. We then handed over the submissions to an expert jury of curators to decide which show we should put on. They selected Amsterdam-based curator and critic Manus Groenen's show "Cryptographics: a tribute to the Voynich Manuscript." Featurin... [more]

20130923130056-090rep Primary Forms with a Bold Function  
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Eva Fidjeland, Jane Walker at Galerie Stexwig September 15th, 2013 - October 27th, 2013
Posted 9/23/13

I like the slight melancholy mystery of these images. In general, the softened color palette and contrast evokes a faded memory, but the primary forms have a bold function. `Evolution´ employs a primordial form, spiraling up out of the water like a mythic sea creature. I also see the faintly grainy quality and washed out magenta tonality as harkening back to old photographic documentary film, though I`m unsure of the media/process employed here. I find the vertical orientation is also unexpected fo... [more]

20130726134331-nothings_invitation II II // I  
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Christian Burnoski at II II // I project space August 1st, 2013 - August 14th, 2013
Posted 8/12/13

Nothings (and Somethings) by Christian Burnoski 1st-14th August, 2013 with opening performance To Be It by Andrea Jenni with Martina Cesari & MariaGiulia Serontoni A black bowler hat decorated with white buttons hiding a tennis ball... A white wall framed by two perpendicular paintings, mainly orange, except for a spot of white, where they meet the wall. Red stripes of the American flag in a round frame and some missing stars, like the title overtly states (Stripes without Stars, 2013). What you... [more]

20130416110530-11 Ausstellung SIEGesIKONEN  
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Guy Avital, Dobrochna Badora, Jacek Bakowski, Janusz Bakowski, Krzysztof Baran, Grazyna Bartnik, John von Bergen, Czeslaw Bielecki, Bozenna Biskupska, Borena Bodin, Jan Bokiewicz, Wojciech Bruszewski, Michal Brzezinski, Maciej Buszewicz, Piotr Bylina, Janusz Byszewski, Rafal Chmielewski, Krzysztof Cichosz, Erazm Ciolek, Bettina Cohnen, Witoslaw Czerwonka, Andrzej Dluzniewski, Kurt Fleckenstein, Miroslaw Dembinski - Waldemar Major Fydrych, Henryk Gajewski, Varda Getzow, Stefan Gierowski, Teresa Gierzynska, Marek Glinkowski, Sylwia Gorak, Jan Gryka, Pawel Grzes, Ryszard Grzyb, Alexander Honory, Andrzej Janaszewski, Jerzy Janiszewski, Renata Jaworska, Beatrice Jugert, Wolf Kahlen, Andrzej Kalina, Jerzy Kalina, Lodz Kaliska, Edyta Jaworska Kowalska at SIEGesIKONEN / icons of victory - transform August 30th, 2009 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Posted 4/14/13

Die Ausstellung SIEGESIKONEN - transFORM ist ein Versuch die diversen Facetten der Metamorphosen zu veranschaulichen, die sowohl ganze Nationen als auch uns selbst persönlich betreffen. Über 100 Künstler verschiedenen Alters und Nationalität nehmen teil. In Bildern, Collagen, multimedialen Arbeiten und dokumentarischen Fotos, welche manchmal sehr dramatische, manchmal lustige und oft auch absurde Ereignisse aus den 80er und 90er Jahren festhalten, betrachten die Künstler unterschiedliche Wege ge... [more]

20120523113841-fraukeboggasch_thatsunnydomethosecavesofice_2012_exhibitionview4_web Press Release  
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Frauke Boggasch at Cruise & Callas May 18th, 2012 - June 30th, 2012
Posted 5/23/12

That sunny dome, those caves of ice — den Titel ihrer zweiten Einzelausstellung in der Galerie Cruise & Callas hat die Künstlerin Frauke Boggasch dem Gedicht Kubla Khan des englischen Romantikers Samuel Taylor Coleridge entnommen. Niedergeschrieben nach den Eindrücken eines Opiumrausches steht die Verszeile für Coleridges Spiel mit den Realitäten und für die romantische Kluft, die der Lyriker in die Beschreibung der Naturgewalten einbettet. Die vereinten Gegensätze, die sich mit dem Ausstellungstite... [more]

20110117112252-einladungskarte-burnoski_5mb Worth Going!  
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Christian Burnoski at Schillerpalais January 11th, 2011 - January 27th, 2011
Posted 1/17/11

The artwork is thoughtfully put together and works well within the space.  There's a lot in the show without over crowding.  It's also fun to see how he displays the theme of doubles and triples. [more]

20100901195757-kreuz Et facta est lux!  
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molitor & kusmin at WHITE SQUARE GALLERY September 18th, 2010 - November 20th, 2010
Posted 9/14/10

With the exhibition “Et facta est Lux”, the White Square Gallery presents from September 18th until November 20th an extensive, space-oriented installation by the artist duo molitor & kuzmin. Ursula Molitor (born 1947 in Lower Saxony, Germany) and Vladimir Kuzmin (born 1943 in Saporoshje, Ukraine) have created a light installation, especially for exhibition at the White Square Gallery, which combines pieces of previous installations with pieces of new ones. In existence since 1996, the artist duo molitor & k... [more]

20100901191733-00920100902 The Sea of Plenty  
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Michael Stokes at STYX Projects September 8th, 2010 - September 29th, 2010
Posted 9/11/10

Stokes seems to have the creative freedom that may have other artists, serving more commercial or intellectual masters, becoming anxious. It seems like Stokes just makes whatever he feels like, or works with whatever the sea provides, as it were. It's as though a fisherman waits patiently to see what might bite. But surely this reading is too simple. A reading of this body of work involves a certain amount of time, for there are no dry references to art history or to art theory. Stokes also do... [more]

Sauna SYELLE HASE über "KEIN SCHWEISS AUFS HOLZ"  
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Constantin Hartenstein, Iris Musolf, Karin Then, Clemens Wilhelm at PG LAB April 15th, 2010 - June 20th, 2010
Posted 3/8/10

„MACHT NICHTS“ (2010) postuliert die Arbeit von Clemens Wilhelm als leuchtender Schriftzug auf dem größten LED-Werbescreen Europas in Berlin. Einem Kippbild gleich beruhigt uns der jeder Interpunktion beraubte Ausspruch: „Macht (doch) nichts“, um im nächsten Moment zur widerständischen Leistungsverweigerung aufzurufen: „Macht nichts!!!“ Dieses Paradoxon auf einer Werbeleinwand lädt ein zur Diskussion über die Gestaltung von öffentlichem Raum, über Autorschaft, Manipulation, die Warenförmigkeit von Kunst... [more]

20100914081030-nina_brkic Links to online articles  
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Nina Brkic, Tajci Cekada, Marija Lopac, Anja Malec, Marina Paulenka, Ivana Rezek, Gabrijela Rukelj, Vesna Santak, Diana Simek, Martina Vrbanic at Prima Center Berlin February 26th, 2010 - March 24th, 2010
Posted 9/14/10

Deutsche Wellehttp://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,5296981_page_1,00.htmlDeutsche Wellehttp://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,5298168,00.htmlHrvatski Glas Berlinhttp://www.hrvatskiglas-berlin.com/?p=2420Hrvatska Matica Iseljenikahttp://www.matis.hr/vijesti.php?id=2978HRT satelithttp://www.hrt.hr/index.php?id=135&tx_ttnews[tt_news]=64579&tx_ttnews[backPid]=23&cHash=365f68de91Akademija Arthttp://www.akademija-art.hr/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3042:berlin-11-hrvatskih-umjetnica&catid=173:izlobe-u-2010-godini&Itemid=121Večernji listhttp://www.vecernji.hr/kultura/11-... [more]

Opening Photos from Berlin: March 12-13, Bongout, Wilde Gallery...  
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3/18/09 Posted 3/18/09

Last week we took off from Paris, and landed in Berlin to check out the scene there.  Despite the absolutely miserable weather we managed to take in some great art and witnessed the vibrant art culture that Berlin hosts: On Thursday we visited Bongout Gallery's (say bon goût) opening for the Kottie Paloma and Laurent Impeduglia show: Kottie Paloma's a pal from San Francisco, who's made the move to Berlin.  His hand-made, one of a kind books featuring down-and-out heroes, talking beer cans and... [more]


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