Memories and history in thread and paper

July 1st, 2019

Viewed either from the ground floor looking up or from an upper balcony looking out, the cloudlike installation “Beyond Memory” at the Gropius Bau museum created a sense of wonder and a glimpse into history. Photo: Mathias Völzke, courtesy the artist & VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2019. Berlin’s historic museum Gropius Bau was recently the setting […]

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Spinning meaningful yarns

January 1st, 2017

Upon a first glance, a visitor to artist Chiharu Shiota’s art installation at Berlin’s Blain|Southern gallery might have thought the artist painted her dramatic concept in mid-air. Named “Uncertain Journey,” the piece is actually a dense web of red yarn. Known for installations that immerse gallery goers in a world of color and texture, Berlin-based […]

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