REVIEWS

/ Berlin Biennale
8th Berlin Biennale

BERLIN BIENNALE, Berlin

Façade of Museen Dahlem, venue of the 8th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art.
by

ADAM KLEINMAN

Riddled with countless tributaries, a map of the Amazon River and its drainage basin seemingly presents an image far too complex to be used as the basis of a mnemonic device; however, Emma Hart Willard (1787–1870), a radical American pedagogue and women’s rights advocate, turned explicitly to its topography in... continue reading
6th Berlin Biennale, Part 2

BERLIN BIENNALE, Berlin

6th Berlin Biennale, Part 2
by

Michèle Faguet

Day two began at a nondescript warehouse at Mehringdamm 28 to see an installation of George Kuchar films (selected by film curator Marc Siegel) and a brick, (oddly) chapel-like construction housing new sculptural work by Cameron Jamie. Nestled between parking lots and car-repair shops in an industrial patch that has survived the gentrification of the now semi-posh (and ultra-boring) Bergmannkiez section of Kreuzberg, this venue reminded me of summer in Chelsea in the... continue reading
6th Berlin Biennale, Part 1

BERLIN BIENNALE, Berlin

6th Berlin Biennale, Part 1
by

Michèle Faguet

Curated by Kathrin Rhomberg, the sixth edition of the Berlin Biennale seeks to examine the manner in which art negotiates "reality"—a loaded term, described rather abstractly in the curatorial statement—in a time of historical crisis and renegotiation that begins with the fall of communism and is marked, most recently, by September 11 and the collapse of financial capitalism.... continue reading

AUTHOR

view all

GALLERY

view all
Abc
Bq
Kow
M+B
Non
Vw

ARTIST

view all
Air the paris
Spike
Hilger
sp-arte
Luisa Strina
art-agenda
Aperture
Brooklyn Rail
P420
Carolina Nitsch
X-TRA
Tulips & Roses
Friedrich Petzel