Sabine B. Vogel

Frédéric Moser & Philippe Schwinger

April 2008

THE SYSTEM CAN BE SOMEWHAT CONFUSING: The new Düsseldorf gallery called Horten has taken to wandering through the city's other galleries, its exhibitions camping out in a stranger's rooms, as it were, for a weekend each. The producer-gallerists… READ ON

IN PRINT September 2000

Dominik Steiger

April 2008

“Kosmöschen Steiger” (Mini-Cosmos Steiger), the title of Dominik Steiger’s small retrospective at Galerie Hohenlohe, perfectly captures the essence of the artist’s extraordinary drawings, collages, objects, and texts, which reveal … READ ON

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Tushar Joag

January 2008

A sign on the gallery’s entrance wall includes text that reads NO COUNTRY/STATE SHOULD BUILD ANY MONUMENT ON THEIR OWN. Tushar Joag makes this appeal on behalf of the fictitious organization he founded, the UNICELL International Department… READ ON

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“Into Position”

January 2008

The big institutions of the Viennese art world are in turmoil, leading some observers to see a paradigm shift in the offing; in the meantime, independently organized projects are where much of the real energy is emerging. At Bauernmarkt, in… READ ON

IN PRINT January 2008 [TOC]

Herbert Brandl

October 2007

Working in bright, vivid colors and often on large canvases, Herbert Brandl draws inspiration from the photographs of landscapes, mountains, meadows, and forests that he takes during his travels and pulls from magazines. His sublime works in… READ ON

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Harald Klingelhöller

September 2007

Repetition, 1993, the sculpture installed at the museum’s entrance, sends the visitor along a path that soon proves less than smooth, reminding viewers that Düsseldorf-based artist Harald Klingelhöller’s works are more than simply … READ ON

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Haluk Akakçe

September 2007

Haluk Akakçe, who is known for digitally generated videos that draw from painting, sculpture, and architecture and often feature emotion-inducing sound tracks, is one of the best-known contemporary Turkish artists. His time-based works are… READ ON

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Brigitte Kowanz

August 2007

Vienna-born artist Brigitte Kowans has titled her exhibition “Vo_Lumen,” announcing from the outset that she is concerned with how light fills space and, indeed, is a space itself. Simultaneously magical and minimalist, her neon works … READ ON

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Kitty Kraus

July 2007

In the first room, narrow rectangular slabs of glass protrude from the wall, and ice water, dyed black, seeps across the floor. In the next, surreal geometric sketches flicker across the walls, their source two small, solid boxes that sit … READ ON

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Adrien Tirtiaux

July 2007

The project space at Galerie Martin Janda is not an ideal exhibition venue: The large base of an elevator protrudes into the room, and the window looks out onto an enormous ventilator shaft in the dark rear courtyard. The young Belgian artist… READ ON

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