• Gerwald Rockenschaub

    Galerie Paul Maenz; Galerie Tanja Grunert

    The simultaneous presentation of the young Austrian artist Gerwald Rockenschaub by the Maenz and Grunert galleries was due more to the two dealers’ overlapping interests (both are astute observers of the young-contemporary art scene) than to the fame (and market value) of the artist’s work. Maenz, who discovered the “Mühlheimer Freiheit” group, has astonished only the absolutists by including the polar trends of ’60s and ’70s minimal/conceptual art and recent “content” painting in his exhibition program; his focus is on discovering and representing artistic languages that are, at least, relevant

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