reviews

  • Eran Scaerf

    Galerie Elisabeth Kaufmann

    Eran Schaerf’s work seems slick at first, but its formal basis in the design aesthetic of lifestyle magazines belies a dense network of themes and combinations of media that render it less rapidly consumed than much current art. “Index of Distances,” the title of his recent exhibition, suggests both the plural nature of the world we live in and an artistic attempt to measure and comprehend the gaps between different spheres. Fashion shoots jostle with sepia photographs of city streets, media reports lapse into fictive accounts, and rules concerning a competition for urban planning in Berlin are

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