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Henrike Naumann

A pair of black platform heels and a gas mask were among the objects greeting visitors to Henrike Naumann's three-floor exhibition at KOW, "Ostalgie."

Alejandro Cesarco

Alejandro Cesarco's practice can be characterized as one of active reading, in which annotating, rearranging, translating, interpreting, and reframing existing texts and artworks are treated as…

Julia Scher

A desire for intimacy via surveillance seemed to inform the works in Julia Scher's exhibition at Esther Schipper, "Wonderland," which provided a focused look into her practice since its beginnings…

Berlin Biennale

Curator Gabi Ngcobo opens her introductory essay for the catalogue of the tenth Berlin Biennale by invoking an empty pedestal: that which once held a statue commemorating the nineteenth-century…

Richard Mosse

Hundreds of black-and-white photographs are pieced together to create vast, ghostly landscapes in Richard Mosse's recent series of large-scale prints, "Heat Maps" (2015–17).

Composite Realities

In some of von Wulffen's paintings, a crackled varnish applied to the surface splits like dried skin; the works want to look old. Some motifs may be traced back to sources like a late…

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