Barbara Buchmaier

Stefan Wissel

Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen

March 2016

After having passed through the foyer, where a motor-operated waving hand—Eröffnung (Opening), 2016—welcomes the viewer, one is invited to walk among Stefan Wissel’s twenty-three objects and installations arranged on the floor and the wall.… READ ON


Lukas Quietzsch

Galerie Tobias Naehring

July 2015

Lukas Quietzsch’s first-ever solo show has many components: a hand-built vitrine, nine paintings, a cell-phone number printed on the exhibition invite, a puzzling press text written in collaboration with artist Philipp Simon, and a provocative… READ ON


Paul Branca

Frankfurt am

May 2015

Visitors to Paul Branca’s second solo exhibition in Berlin are welcomed with a press release printed on wax paper and garnished with a slice of mortadella (Press Release, all works 2015). After exhibiting a series of paintings in Bologna, … READ ON




April 2015

From 1991 to ’95 in Vienna, the artists Linda Bilda and Ariane Müller published the zine Artfan for thirteen xeroxed and stapled issues, each in an edition of eight hundred. Their intention was to give artists a voice, including in long-form… READ ON


Tobias Kaspar


April 2013

Tobias Kaspar belongs to a generation of young artists connected to an international network, producing art that accordingly peers out from the border of its discipline to explore the bridges between art, fashion, lifestyle, and the business… READ ON


Alexander Hempel

Lars Friedrich

January 2013

This spare, eponymous exhibition of recent work by performance artist Alexander Hempel features three monochrome canvases that are each painted a primary color. Staged as “ready-made paintings” they are accompanied by an album containing 110… READ ON


Julia Haller

Diko Reisen

March 2012

In the entrance to this eccentric exhibition space––an art gallery in an innovative travel agency (Diko-Reisen)––one is greeted by the first work (all are untitled and 2012) in Julia Haller’s show: a grid of nine paintings in thin wooden … READ ON


Dave McKenzie

Wien Lukatsch

January 2012

Rearranging older works in new contexts is typical of Dave McKenzie. Though the artist is already well known in the United States, “Citizen” marks his first solo European exhibition. There are many noticeable differences between this and … READ ON


Hans-Christian Lotz

November 2011

Hans-Christian Lotz’s solo debut in Berlin is also the first exhibition at this new gallery. Lotz, who most recently exhibited dirty and rusty white refrigerator doors from junkyards as paintings, has again incorporated readymades here. … READ ON


Benjamin Saurer

September 2011

The Berlin-based artist Benjamin Saurer is known for his small, luminous paintings, which feature painstakingly precise layers of paint and wax batik. Often the canvases depict cartoonlike scenes that satirize the art world; in some he has … READ ON