Jens Asthoff

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]

Inge Krause

February 2016

The exhibition’s title is prosaic, even a bit curt: “Something to Look At”—nothing more, nothing less. But taken at its word, it is quite apposite: To look at Inge Krause’s pictures is to experience a sort of purified vision. Her nonrepresentational… READ ON

IN PRINT February 2016 [TOC]

Anselm Reyle

January 2016

This was Anselm Reyle’s first solo show since his announcement in early 2014 that, for the time being, he would neither make nor exhibit new work. True to this resolution, the exhibition did not feature new pieces: On view was a single series… READ ON

IN PRINT January 2016 [TOC]

Gabi Steinhauser

December 2015

An aerial photograph of a glacier that might almost be an abstract composition in somber greens; a deserted airport-terminal hall, its floor and baggage carousels shiny beneath an expansive and oddly oppressive array of round ceiling lights;… READ ON

IN PRINT December 2015 [TOC]

Jānis Avotiņš

November 2015

Jānis Avotiņš’s paintings seem intangible, like the mental images that embody cherished memories, and yet their beholder experiences them with epiphanic immediacy. The Latvian artist’s most recent exhibition presented portraits and figure … READ ON

IN PRINT November 2015 [TOC]

Amelie von Wulffen

May 2015

Goya’s a great guy—you’d be happy to go on vacation with him, see exhibitions together, or just shoot the breeze, and you can always call him when you’re feeling down. Or so it would seem, based on Amelie von Wulffen’s latest paintings. Max… READ ON

IN PRINT May 2015 [TOC]