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Stefan Panhans, The Long Goodbye (Pre-Afterwork-Ok- Clubset) Casino, 2013. installation view, steintorplatz, hamburg.

Stefan Panhans

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Stefan Panhans, The Long Goodbye (Pre-Afterwork-Ok- Clubset) Casino, 2013. installation view, steintorplatz, hamburg.

Stefan Panhans’s art has been very present of late, with two overlapping shows as well as a public work: In Hamburg, the exhibition “The Long Goodbye (Pre-Afterwork-Ok-Clubset”) took place at Dorothea Schlueter, while the art-in-public-space project The Long Goodbye (Pre-Afterwork-Ok-Clubset) Casino, 2013, is on view at Steintorplatz in the city center; in Berlin, “Untitled & Items for Possible Video Sets: FW Run/SORRY Homestory,” an exhibition of the artist’s photographs and videos, was on display at FeldbuschWiesner Gallery.

The situation at Dorothea Schlueter looked like a stage setup—one reserved, for the time being, for inanimate things: a congeries of brightly colorful, everyday objects ostensibly scattered casually. The backdrop was a rough gray stone wall with a pointed door suggestive of a fairy-tale castle or a Gothic crypt. The beige flooring in front of this wall

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