Archive for the “Photography” category

Nan Goldin in Berlin

by Travis Jeppesen on October 28, 2009

“As a photographer, Nan Goldin has inspired a legion of imitators who tend to confuse certain lifestyle traits with artistic substance, a privileging of content over form with an excuse for taking sloppy photographs.” My review of Nan Goldin’s current (…)

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Mat Collishaw

by Travis Jeppesen on October 16, 2009

“Now that postmodernism is beginning to appear an almost retro stance, it is artists like Collishaw, who interrogates histories through the disparate prisms of technologies recent and refurbished, that demonstrate how to make it new in even newer ways.” My (…)

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Ricarda Roggan

by Travis Jeppesen on October 7, 2009

My review of Ricarda Roggan’s current Berlin show is now online at Artforum.

Federico Forlani

by Travis Jeppesen on September 22, 2009

Federico Forlani is one of a new breed of young Italian artists working in photography who, through an inventive configuration of the diaristic and the theatrical, explores the limitations of the self. With great sensitivity towards his subjects, which often (…)

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TONIGHT: Luigi y Luca opening at Artbar, Berlin

by Travis Jeppesen on August 15, 2009

Photography always tells us more about its subjects than they might wish to reveal. In this sense, it is different from the other arts, in that it serves as a collaboration between the artist and the medium. Luigi y Luca (…)

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Tomorrow: SLUM @ Ficken3000, Berlin

by Travis Jeppesen on August 5, 2009

The creators of PORK are pleased to announce the creation of an exciting new nightlife concept for Berlin. Beginning on August 6th, every Thursday night, Ficken3000 will be transformed into SLUM. SLUM aims to unite all of Berlin’s disparate artistic, (…)

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Alexandra Ranner @ Loock Galerie, Berlin

by Travis Jeppesen on July 10, 2009

Alexandra Ranner is showing a series of photos of lonely, desolate rooms. Rooms that almost appear as though they were never intended for human inhabitance. Or, that they have been abandoned and sealed away, their forsaken state having yet to (…)

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Gilbert & George @ Artforum.com

by Travis Jeppesen on July 5, 2009

My review of Gilbert & George’s current Berlin exhibition is now online.

Jacqueline Brown @ STYX Project Space, Berlin

by Travis Jeppesen on May 25, 2009

In her first solo exhibition, Jacqueline Brown uses drawings, photography, sound, and video to compose a sort of exercise in landscape autobiography. Mining the flora and fauna of the English countryside around Devon, where the young artist spent her childhood, (…)

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Peter Beste at Pool Gallery

by Travis Jeppesen on March 29, 2009

My review of the Peter Beste exhibition is now online at WhiteHot.

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