Berlin-based artist Nasan Tur transforms the ground floor of the 40 metre long gallery space into an installation of a live printmaking studio. The process will involve the conceptual artist working on-site, making visible every stage in the production of an exhibition. The artist, supported by a team of artisan printmakers, will be carving statements … More Nasan Tur @ Blain Southern BERLIN
Around ten years ago, a group of young Romanian artists, known as the Cluj Connection took the international art world by storm. They all shared a profound technical training and far-reaching systems of reference in art history. As an assistant of the painter Adrian Ghenie, Mi Kafchin (b.1986) came to this loosely knit group shortly … More Mi Kafchin @ Judin BERLIN
In the person and art of Octav Grigorescu (1933-1987) coincided a typically avant-garde nostalgia for the primordial and worship of the elementary on the one hand and a postmodernist taste for crepuscular delights and the presentiment of death on the other. During his short life time he created a body of work that made a … More Octav Grigorescu @ Plan B BERLIN
The question To exist on this earth, is it in itself a blessing? has been her career’s theme, and it threads through all of her artworks that are like the beads. The paintings color beginning are a developed form of the drawings Namenlos/Licht, a series that started in 1991 depicting light with red pencil. By … More Rei Naito @ Loock BERLIN
She confronts questions of abstraction and historiography relating to simultaneities and transnational aesthetic interactions. She is interested in how social and cultural capital is represented and how to highlight its marginal aspects. Within an architectural framework she works with dichotomies of display and issues of visibility/invisibilities. Much of her previous work is autobiographical and investigates … More Lizza May David @ Michael Janssen BERLIN
At its core, art is all about order. When you’re an artist, you basically arrange, rearrange, or alter; you play off order. —Urs Fischer In Fischer’s linear sculptures, gestural scribbles seem described in the air with the spontaneity of a drawing on page or screen. The three lines—in black and white, red-brown, and a color … More Urs Fischer @ Gagosian SF
Hiroshi Sugimoto was born in Japan in 1948. A photographer since the 1970s, his work deals with history and temporal existence by investigating themes of time, empiricism, and metaphysics.