Barbara Buchmaier

Ariel Schlesinger

April 2008

Visitors to Israeli artist Ariel Schlesinger’s first solo exhibition in Germany find a scenario in which the artist has cast himself as a magician, inventor, and archaeologist. The show offers a selection of objects, mostly made with everyday… READ ON


Georg Herold

March 2008

Georg Herold, one of the “bad boys” of 1980s German art, deploys an idiosyncratic blend of existential humor, text, and everyday materials (such as wooden slats and bricks) to question art and its context. Now, at the age of sixty, the … READ ON


Jeff Wall

January 2008

At Documenta 10, in 1997, Canadian artist Jeff Wall, recognized primarily for color photographs mounted on light boxes, exhibited for the first time black-and-white pictures. Now, “Jeff Wall: Exposure,” an exhibition that commemorates the … READ ON


Sarah Morris

December 2007

China, in particular the boomtown Beijing, host of the 2008 Summer Olympic Games, is the cultural framework of Sarah Morris’s recent painting series, “Rings” and “Origami,” both 2006–. In her fourth solo show at Max Hetzler, the artist, known… READ ON


Micol AssaŽl

November 2007

The young Italian artist Micol Assaël is known for her minimal and performative installations incorporating electric appliances and industrial machinery, which put the participants at risk and play with the human body’s possibilities of … READ ON