REVIEWS

“Ich kenne kein Weekend. Archive and Collection René Block” (Part III/III)

BERLINISCHE GALERIE/NEUER BERLINER KUNSTVEREIN, Berlin

View of “Ich kenne kein Weekend: Archive and Collection René Block: Geschichte und Geschichten” [History and Stories], Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, 2015.
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Eva Scharrer

In tandem with “Ich kenne kein Weekend. Archive and Collection René Block,” a double-venue exhibition recognizing the work of gallerist, curator, and collector René Block organized in Berlin this autumn, art-agenda presents a three-part feature on Block. Parts I and II (available here and here) consist of an interview led... continue reading
View of Simone Forti's "On An Iron Post," The Box, Los Angeles, 2015.
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Andrew Berardini

Dear Simone, Your performances are the jump and splash of a brook, the color of a found leaf, a painted flag wrapping a woman as the river dances around her. At 80, your nimble movements inspire. When I stop to read back about your lifetime of accomplishments and confluences, I can’t... continue reading
View of Hollis Frampton's "ADSVMVS ABSVMVS," ROOM EAST, New York, 2015.
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Genevieve Yue

There is a certain historical irony in the way “ADSVMVS ABSVMVS,” Hollis Frampton’s last major photographic series, became the basis for his first solo exhibition in New York some thirty years after his death in 1984. Frampton himself might have delighted in this inversion of firsts and lasts; his thinking,... continue reading
Peter Fend’s “to be built”

GALERIE BARBARA WEISS, Berlin

View of Peter Fend, “to be built,” Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, 2015.
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Elvia Wilk

At first I had the feeling I was missing something when I encountered the documentation of unbuilt works by Peter Fend at his show “to be built” at Galerie Barbara Weiss, organized in collaboration with the project space Oracle. The drawings, prints, collages, and documents on display, mostly from the... continue reading
View of gallery visitors and René Block playing Mauricio Kagel’s Rahmenharfe, 1970, part of “Akustische Räume VII,” at Galerie René Block, Berlin, September 17, 1970.
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Luca Cerizza

In tandem with “Ich kenne kein Weekend. Archive and Collection René Block,” a double-venue exhibition recognizing the work of gallerist, curator and collector René Block organized in Berlin this autumn, art-agenda presents a three-part feature on Block. Part I and II consist of an interview led by Luca Cerizza, while... continue reading
George Barber’s “Fences Make Senses”

WATERSIDE CONTEMPORARY, London

View of George Barber's "Fences Make Senses," waterside contemporary, London, 2015.
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Marina Vishmidt

You could imagine it happening in a George Barber video. Nothing for a while, then three come along at once—you can almost hear the folksy, mordant voiceover that features in so many of them. Like the cars filmed from above driving an abstract expressionist tableau into being in Automotive Action... continue reading

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