Archive for the “Painting” category

Jack Goldstein @ Daniel Buchholz Gallery, Berlin

by Travis Jeppesen on May 26, 2009

The story of Jack Goldstein is one of the saddest in recent art history. Throughout much of his career, Goldstein struggled with fame – both his own and that of the artists who rose to prominence alongside him in the (…)

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Cy Twombly in London

by Travis Jeppesen on May 1, 2009

Over at WhiteHot Magazine of Contemporary Art, you’ll find my review of Cy Twombly’s current exhibition at Gagosian Gallery.

2008: Moments: The Last of Rothko

by Travis Jeppesen on December 18, 2008

At the end of his life, Mark Rothko was making black paintings. Black and gray. Like TV static, but without the white: the voidlessness is now upon us. When you get closer, you can make out pale beige shapes, contorted (…)

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Deflated: Jeff Koons in Berlin

by Travis Jeppesen on December 9, 2008

The two Jeff Koons solo exhibitions currently on in Berlin – one a retrospective of the sculptures, the other a show of new paintings – confirm that Koons is the worst living artist anywhere. Koons is a sort of con (…)

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Thiago Rocha Pitta at Andersen’s Contemporary, Berlin

by Travis Jeppesen on October 16, 2008

Notes on an Island Shipwreck is a simple project exploring the polar motifs of land and sea. Thiago Rocha Pitta is restrained in his approach, and the exhibition is well thought-out, though not extraordinary. The centerpiece, Project for a Stormy (…)

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Jeremiah Palecek

by Travis Jeppesen on September 14, 2008

My review of Jeremiah Palecek’s Berlin show is now online – check it out.

Jeremiah Palecek

by Travis Jeppesen on September 5, 2008

Check out footage from Jeremiah Palecek’s recent opening at STYX Project Space in Berlin at his blog. I will be reviewing Palecek’s show for White Hot Magazine in the coming days, so stay tuned!

New Kid on the Bloc

by Travis Jeppesen on March 25, 2008

Jon Campbell Galerie Deschler, Berlin Through March 29, 2008   At Galerie Deschler, hidden away down in the basement, a young American painter by the name of Jon Campbell is having his first solo exhibition in Europe. It’s rare to (…)

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