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Hold the Violence

by Mara Goldwyn
Also addressing the resonances and dissonances between the personal and the global, Yoko Ono presents “Das Gift”. Grounded in her long history of conceptual work, the exhibition encourages viewers to interact with the art. Violence is the theme of the show, and the artist asks those who visit to bring something of their own personal experience of violence, a picture or a text, that will be placed on the gallery wall. Visitors’ smiles will also be visible in a streaming video, on view during the... [more]
Posted by Mara Goldwyn on 9/7/10
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Michael Joo and Damien Hirst

        Haunch of Venison Berlin is delighted to announce Have You Ever Really Looked at the Sun? a two person exhibition by American artist Michael Joo (b.1966) and British artist Damien Hirst (b.1965). The exhibition opens on 1 May and continues through 14 August 2010. Have You Ever Really Looked at the Sun? is a unique collaboration between the two artists, who met in Cologne in 1991 and have remained close friends since that time. Engaged in a continuous, twenty-year discourse... [more]
Posted by Abhilasha Singh on 5/10/10
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Eloise Fornieles

Haunch of Venison is delighted to announce the performance installation by British artist Eloise Fornieles in January 2010. Carrion is the artist’s Berlin debut and is the concluding chapter of her dramatic trilogy of performances, following Senescence and From the Deep Waters of Sleep (both 2007). In this 72-hour performance, Fornieles engages with violence and consumption. In a land strewn with discarded clothes stands a skeleton building in which Fornieles presides, guarding over an... [more]
Posted by ArtSlant Team on 1/11/10
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Consuming Imagery

      For his first solo exhibition in Berlin, British artist Mat Collishaw presents a corrupted digital manipulation of Francis Bacon's Pope Innocent X, itself famously appropriated from a Velazquez original. Entitled The End of Innocence and projected on a monumental scale, Collishaw's rendering of the iconic portrait presents a densely striated image, its forms constantly dissolving and reconstituting in the manner of the 'digital rain' popularised by the Matrix film trilogy.In stark... [more]
Posted by ArtSlant Team on 9/28/09
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Mark Alexander - new work

by E-Slant Team
    British artist Mark Alexander has long been fascinated by what he calls 'the Primitive Gaze'-seemingly blank and unaffected, such as those seen on the statues of Easter Island, Minoan masks, and the artist's face in Warhol's late self-portrait. Marking Alexander's return to Berlin since he lived and worked there from 2001-7, the exhibition at Haunch of Venison Berlin includes a major new series of paintings entitled . Based on an image of the artist as a child, these large-scale paintings... [more]
Posted by E-Slant Team on 8/3/09
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