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Thomas Scheibitz: On Our Berlin Watchlist  
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12/16/11 Posted 12/16/11

(Image: Thomas Scheibitz, Nachricht, 2011, Vinyl, oil, marker pen on canvas, 195 x 286 cm; © Sprüth Magers Berlin) Thomas Scheibitz (b. 1968, Radeberg, Germany) In his paintings and sculptures, Thomas Scheibitz explores the possibilities of abstraction and figuration, transcending the categorical assignment of these concepts by evolving his own pictorial language. His work examines the interrelationship between visual and linguistic information, incorporating architectural and landscape e... [more]

Monika Baer: On Our Berlin Watchlist  
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9/21/11 Posted 9/21/11

(Image: Monika Baer, Blaue Karten, 2011, oil on canvas, 80 x 60 cm; © Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin / photo: Jens Ziehe) Monika Baer (b. 1964, Freiburg/Breisgau, Germany) Monika Baer’s paintings deal with the idea of landscape or stagescape, with articulation and deconstruction, and with narration. She paints each work as part of one ongoing project, like individual frames of a storyboard. There is a logical trajectory throughout her work in which transformation and journeys occur: in the ‘... [more]

Albrecht Schnider: On Our Berlin Watchlist  
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6/2/11 Posted 6/2/11

(Image:Albrecht Schnider, Landschaft, 2010, Oil on canvas,16,5 x 33 cm; © Albrecht Schnider) Albrecht Schnider (b. 1958, Lucerne, Switzerland) Albrecht Schnider is one of the most idiosyncratic painters at work. This is due not so much to his subjects, which comprise the traditional genres of art history such as landscape, figurative painting and still life as well as abstract works. It is more on account of the individual and highly distinctive attitude and direction he follows in terms of... [more]

Jonas Burgert: On Our Berlin Watchlist  
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5/14/11 Posted 5/14/11

(Image: Jonas Burgert, Spatzschlag, 280 x 240 cm , oil on canvas; © Jonas Burgert) Jonas Burgert (b. Berlin, Germany) Jonas Burgert is a German painter known for creating monumental works composed of figurative apparitions and dramatic contrasts of colour. Seemingly fluorescent areas glow amidst a backdrop of gray and pale hues, absorbing the spectator inside the canvas. What Burgert witnesses seems to be the drama of a new world order. Burgert’s inspirations are multiple and derived from d... [more]

André Butzer: On Our Berlin Watchlist  
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4/18/11 Posted 4/18/11

(Image: André Butzer, Château Pettersson und Findus, 2011, Oil on canvas, 195 x 150 cm; © Berlin Charlottenburg) André Butzer (b. 1973, Stuttgart, Germany) André Butzer has been developing a very distinct form of artistic expression since the late nineties, which he refers to as Science-Fiction-Expressionism, and persistently condenses.  Along with the figurative works, inspired by Walt Disney comics with their self-created characters such as the Schande-Mensch or the Friedens-Siemens,... [more]


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