Jens Asthoff

Hanns Kunitzberger

June 2017

Compacted voids throbbing with color, replete with an abundant emptiness: Hanns Kunitzberger’s paintings put the critic in the position of having to resort to such paradoxical descriptions. Despite their powerful presence and quiet clarity,… READ ON

IN PRINT Summer 2017 [TOC]

Stijn Ank

May 2017

The Belgian artist Stijn Ank recently staged a large-scale sculptural intervention in the architecture of Künstlerhaus Bethanien, which appeared concurrently with his exhibition of comparatively modest wall pieces at Galerie Michael Janssen.… READ ON

IN PRINT May 2017 [TOC]

Anna Möller

March 2017

For this show, eleven framed photographic works, Untitled #1 through #11 (all works 2016) were brought together with the installation The Great Unpaid Laborer of the World (Porcelain Rubber Dust), which consists of fragile white porcelain … READ ON

IN PRINT March 2017 [TOC]

Etel Adnan

February 2017

The simplicity of Etel Adnan’s paintings conceals the complex experiences of the artist’s remarkable life. Born in Lebanon in 1925 to a Greek mother and a Syrian father, Adnan grew up amid multiple cultures, languages, nationalities, and … READ ON

IN PRINT February 2017 [TOC]

Amelie von Wulffen

January 2017

The inner life of the German soul is a gloomy thing. The pristine white fabrics of traditional costumes vie to be the brightest, yet the mood around the lunch table is oddly depressed. And here are Martin Buber and Martin Heidegger, bathed … READ ON

IN PRINT January 2017 [TOC]

Natalie Czech

October 2016

A few years ago, while speaking about some of her early pieces for the series “Poems by Repetition,” 2013–, Natalie Czech described these works as “writing with photography.” Abstract as it might sound, her statement stayed with me, and now… READ ON

IN PRINT October 2016 [TOC]

Tobias Pils

October 2016

Tobias Pils paints with a reduced palette of black, white, and gray. If at first glance his pictures have a graphic, drawing-like character, however, this turns out to be deceptive: As paintings, they are as opulent as they are subtle. The … READ ON

IN PRINT October 2016 [TOC]

Ketuta Alexi-Meskhishvili

September 2016

Part of the unconventional beauty of Ketuta Alexi-Meskhishvili’s photographs lies in their blurring of the boundary between medium and motif; her approach to representation is intimately bound up with the inherent characteristics of the … READ ON

IN PRINT September 2016 [TOC]

Deborah Remington

June 2016

This selection of sixteen works produced between 1972 and 1982—four canvases, eleven drawings, and one oil study on paper—was the first exhibition in Germany of the American painter Deborah Remington, who died in 2010 at the age of seventy-nine,… READ ON

IN PRINT Summer 2016 [TOC]

Cordula Ditz

May 2016

A montage of cinematic anxiety-dream imagery, a visual space composed of B-movie and trashy horror footage, Cordula Ditz’s solo show “Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye” was dominated by a two-channel video installation of the same title, dated 2016, with… READ ON

IN PRINT May 2016 [TOC]