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Allison Katz

Describing the work of the American poet Frederick Seidel, the poet and critic Michael Hofmann has argued that “it’s important to understand that the poet is not in the lines”; this despite the fact t

Michael Dean

The English artist Michael Dean has a complicated relationship with language, one that reflects the ambivalent relationship between postmodern British sculpture—with its down-to-earth blend of minimal…

Thomas Eggerer

The figures that populate the recent paintings of the U.S.-based German artist Thomas Eggerer are engaged in activities that painting freezes and renders ambiguous or illegible. “Painting” and “figure…

Laura Owens

The assumption that painting, with its direct link to the artist’s hand, offers unparalleled access to subjectivity has always been taken by Laura Owens as a cue for irony. She adopts pictorial idioms…

Emily Wardill

From Hitchcock in Rear Window to Wenders in Paris, Texas, filmmakers seeking to make their medium reflect on the way film both attracts and deceives its audience have often begun by suggesting…

John Armleder

Inappropriately enough, in the 1980s, John Armleder was briefly associated with the Neo-Geo movement. The geometric idiom in painting is chiefly a means of closing down the arbitrariness of subjective

John Stezaker

Since the 1960s, artists taking photography as their medium have often found it limited by a lack of material specificity, and have attempted to redress this imbalance by stressing the medium's substa…

Karl Holmqvist

Karl Holmqvist's first exhibition at Galerie Neu suggested that poetry's "impoverishment" may be a critical remove from which to contemplate art's relation to the market.