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Shifted Sidewalk

December 19, 2011

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The Martha Rosler work in Auguststrasse was gone now, but it turned out there was another art work only a few feet away that to me had remained completely unnoticed: It’s a piece by Brazilian artist Renata Lucas, which she did for KW in 2010, as part of an exhibition. I guess it just stayed […]

First observations

October 10, 2011

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Berlin’s public art and the way it is organised seems to gravitate around three notions: 1. A long, vast tradition of art commissions for public buildings (Kunst am Bau), organised in competitions. For the smaller commissions mostly local artists are invited, for the larger ones more well known but still predominantly German artists. A few […]