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  • Andreas Eriksson, Window 10, 2019, monotype, 44 1⁄2 × 28 3⁄4".

    Andreas Eriksson, Window 10, 2019, monotype, 44 1⁄2 × 28 3⁄4".

    Andreas Eriksson

    neugerriemschneider | Linienstraße

    “Nite Flights” is a 1978 song by the Walker Brothers. It describes nocturnal journeys as having “only one promise / only one way to fall,” and the darkness as “dug up by dogs.” “Nite Flights,” 2019, is also the title of a new series of paintings by the Swedish artist Andreas Eriksson, and of his most recent exhibition. The paintings, which are quite murky, feature blotches of dimmed greens, reds, and purples reminiscent of landscapes seen through the window of an airplane at night. Eriksson achieves his own kind of dug-up darkness by allowing a thick layer of oil to respond negatively to the

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  • Hans-Christian Lotz, Untitled, 2020, steel, 46 7⁄8 × 33 1⁄2".

    Hans-Christian Lotz, Untitled, 2020, steel, 46 7⁄8 × 33 1⁄2".

    Hans-Christian Lotz

    Gallery Lars Friedrich

    The works: all Untitled, 2020, organized in two groups. The exhibition: likewise untitled. Additional information: nil. Hans-Christian Lotz clearly didn’t much care to communicate with the audience or provide any overarching ideas for context. And the objects on view seemed to insist on the hard facticity of their industrial materials, some nerdily technical, others metallically cold, but all appearing peremptory and forbidding.

    The gearhead faction consisted of three pieces in which metal rods, looking a bit like inverted pendulums, are each topped with a single flower. The thin shafts mounted

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