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Art • PULSE Contemporary Art Fair celebrates 10 year anniversary and hosts Young Collector's Cocktail, Curators Roundtable, PULSE PRIZE etc. in New York. Read our interview with founder Helen Toomer on GoSee

04.03.2015 • From 05 – 08 March 2015 PULSE New York celebrate their tenth anniversary at The Metropolitan Pavilion (125 West 18th Street, New York City). Exciting galleries from all over the world present their contemporary programme, the PULSE Prize awards an artist and the accompanying programme is peppered with cocktails, roundtables and happenings. GoSee presents its very own subjective preview, including "Assembly" Osamu Yokonami / De Soto Gallery and bumped into an old friend of GoSee - Peter Dreher and WAGNER + PARTNER Gallery, Berlin.

We caught up with founder and creative mastermind Helen Toomer. She actually started out wanting to be an artist, but ended up on the organisational side from an early stage. Before working for PULSE, Helen was the Director of Collective Design Fair, headed Toomer Labzda Gallery in Manhattan and has years of experience in event management and marketing in Europe and the USA. She studied Arts at Institute of Bournemouth, England and teaches at Fashion Institute of Technology.

Congratulations on 10 years of PULSE. You must be very proud of the...

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Helen Toomer, Director of PULSE FAIR

PULSE NEW YORK (March 5 - 8., 2015)

PULSE NEW YORK (March 5 - 8., 2015)

PULSE NEW YORK (March 5 - 8., 2015)

PULSE NEW YORK (March 5 - 8., 2015)

PULSE NEW YORK (March 5 - 8., 2015)

PULSE NEW YORK (March 5 - 8., 2015)

PULSE NEW YORK (March 5 - 8., 2015)

PULSE NEW YORK (March 5 - 8., 2015)

PULSE NEW YORK (March 5 - 8., 2015)

PULSE NEW YORK (March 5 - 8., 2015)

PULSE NEW YORK (March 5 - 8., 2015)

Art • GoSee Recommends : Richard Lindner – Big City Circus between Pop Art and New Objectivity - an exhibition at Stiftung-Ahlers Pro Arte and picture book, published by Kerber Verlag

24.02.2015 • Stiftung Ahlers Pro Arte / Kestner Pro Arte presents an exhibition of works by Richard Lindner (Hamburg 1901 – 1978 Paris), titled ‘Großstadtzirkus’ (Big City Circus). Painter Richard Lindner presents his characters of city life in a ‘circus tent’ style: thieves, prostitutes and gamblers are the protagonists of marginalized areas in society. Most of the inspiration for his pictures comes from everyday life in New York City. Fascinated by life on the streets of Manhattan, he transforms the spectacle of the modern city in pictures of existential alienation that show societal indifference and moral bankruptcy.

The son of Jewish salesman Jüdell Lindner and his wife Mina, Richard Lindner was born on November 11, 1901 in Hamburg. 1905 the family lived in Nuremberg, where his father was employed as a sales representative and his mother ran a business for tailor-made corsets. The impressions he gained as a teenager in his mother's shop appear again later on in the form of corsets in his paintings. An iconographic product of his character representations are toys of all kinds, cards,...

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Richard Lindner - Großstadtzirkus at Stiftung Ahlers Pro Arte

Richard Lindner - Großstadtzirkus at Stiftung Ahlers Pro Arte

Richard Lindner - Großstadtzirkus at Stiftung Ahlers Pro Arte

Richard Lindner - Großstadtzirkus at Stiftung Ahlers Pro Arte

Richard Lindner - Großstadtzirkus at Stiftung Ahlers Pro Arte

Richard Lindner - Großstadtzirkus at Stiftung Ahlers Pro Arte

Richard Lindner - Großstadtzirkus at Stiftung Ahlers Pro Arte

Richard Lindner - Großstadtzirkus at Stiftung Ahlers Pro Arte

Art • Dustin Yellin’s impressive glass installation for New York City Ballet’s Art Series at David H. Koch Theater, an explanation video by the artist and installation views, here on GoSee

18.02.2015 • After FAILE and JR, it’s the turn of Brooklyn-based artist Dustin Yellin to participate in the third installation of New York City Ballet’s Art Series initiative that invites every year contemporary visual artists to create original works inspired by ballet.

Dustin Yellin, who is also the founder of the Pioneer Works Center for Arts and Innovation, created for the occasion 15 large-scale glass and mixed-media sculptures, each weighing more than 3,000 pounds. The sculptures form part of “Pyschogeographies”, Yellin’s ongoing project that is meant to depict the maps of the psyche.

The multilayered pieces are made of cutouts from books, newspapers and magazines, forming intricate, collage-like compositions that seem to be floating in space. Installed at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center, the impressive sculptures pay homage to NYBC’s long tradition of artistic collaborations with icons like Andy Warhol, Keith Haring or Julian Schnabel, as well as to the contagious energy of its talented dancers.

As NYCB informs, Dustin Yellin’s installations will remain on view...

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Dustin Yellin: Glass installations at David H. Koch Theater

Dustin Yellin: Glass installations at David H. Koch Theater

Dustin Yellin: Glass installations at David H. Koch Theater

Dustin Yellin: Glass installations at David H. Koch Theater

Art • FOAM presents Under Construction – New Positions in American Photography at Pioneer Works. A group exhibition with work by Joshua Citarella, Sara Cwynar, Jessica Eaton, Daniel Gordon, Matthew Leifheit & Cynthia Talmadge, Matt Lipps, Matthew Porter, Kate Steciw & Sara VanDerBeek

18.02.2015 • Foam Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam and Pioneer Works Center for Art and Innovation proudly present Under Construction – New Positions in American Photography, a group exhibition featuring ten young American and Canadian photographers. Even though the results of the artists' individual practices are very diverse, the mentality, methodology and presentation of their work show a number of remarkable similarities. A key characteristic is the investigative attitude they adopt in looking at the photographic image and its representation. All the featured artists are explicitly engaged in a fundamental reassessment of the value and significance of photography in the early 21st century.

This exhibition was first shown at Foam in Amsterdam from September to December 2014. The far-reaching digitisation of society exerts an unparalleled influence on almost every aspect of the medium. This ranges from entirely new photographic techniques (digitisation of the equipment) and the use of the photographic image (distribution via digital networks) to the value and significance of photography...

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Art • Girls Gone Wild.... portraits of women by female photographers - Aneta Bartos, Amanda Charchian, Shae Detar, Olivia Locher and Marianna Rothen - Steven Kasher Gallery presents 'Pheromone Hot Box'

12.02.2015 • Steven Kasher Gallery has an exciting exhibition project in store for us. They present work by five up and coming, promising young female photographers – artificial portraits of women, often presented as nudes. Amanda Charchian’s theoretical introduction tells us that this body of work deals with pheromones as well as post feminist ideologies. GoSee thinks these images are just great….

Amanda Charchian: “The understood biological purpose of pheromones is creation. In addition to reproduction in the organs, creation manifests itself for the female artist as an expanded conduit for communication of pheromones between spiritual and material realms. Exuding from the female psyche, these images become an imprint from this hotbox of uninhibited vision. The tension created by sending these pheromones into a biologically confounded process is specific to photographing another woman intimately.”

Aneta Bartos portrays a world populated by strong, beautiful, ethereal women full of desire and menace. She creates haunted places where spectral creatures perform acts of ambiguous...

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Pheromone Hotbox at Steven Kasher Gallery

Pheromone Hotbox at Steven Kasher Gallery

Pheromone Hotbox at Steven Kasher Gallery

Pheromone Hotbox at Steven Kasher Gallery

Pheromone Hotbox at Steven Kasher Gallery

Pheromone Hotbox at Steven Kasher Gallery

Pheromone Hotbox at Steven Kasher Gallery

Pheromone Hotbox at Steven Kasher Gallery

Pheromone Hotbox at Steven Kasher Gallery

Pheromone Hotbox at Steven Kasher Gallery

Art • GoSee loves ... Ellie Davies 'Starry starry night revisited' at Sophie Maree Gallery, Den Haag

11.02.2015 • ‘Do you see the coming autumn in the silent falling leaves? Or is it a view of the great unknown, the countless stars of our galaxy reflecting in our earthly, ancient forest…’ Sophie Maree Gallery is delighted to present a new project by Ellie Davies (1976). In this, her latest series, Stars (2014), she explores humankind’s relationship to nature in a modern technological world. She wants to remind the viewer that nature plays an important role in the development of our identity. She does this by layering forest landscapes with extra-terrestrial images of the Milky Way and the Norma Galaxy, captured by the Hubble telescope.

The gallery elaborates: "The incorporation of the galactic images into the familiar forest landscapes creates a feeling of paradox and otherness, combining the physicality and familiarity of the landscapes with the intangible ‘unknown’ of the universe. Using her personal experience of the forest as a starting point, Davies creates an imagery that is strange but familiar and at the same time hauntingly beautiful. The viewer is drawn into an image that both...

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Art • "It was my fate to be aligned with the Beats because of my propensity for drugs, anger, and poetry”Larry Fink 'The Beats', photographs from 1958 and 1959, photo book published by Powerhouse Books and exhibition at Feroz Gallery

11.02.2015 • “The day before the day I entered the world of these pictures I was a milk-¬fed boy of left wing but bourgeois parents in a wholly unique yet unholy America. A boy who wanted to be consequent but was driven by both innocence and blinding anger [...] This anger got in the way of my ambition, which was placed in me by my mother, to lead the socialist revolution in the USA“, photographer Larry Fink, who 50 years later has returned to his photographs of artists, musicians, poets and painters, with whom he lived and travelled who were affiliated with a late stage of the Beat Movement recalls. 'The Beats' a collection of unpublished photographs from 1958 and 1959 deals with this time of change, freedom and searching, available as a book by Powerhouse Books and on show in an exhibition in Bonn.

"It was my fate to be aligned with the Beats because of my propensity for drugs, anger, and poetry”, writes Larry Fink in his new book “The Beats,” a collection of previously unpublished photographs from 1958-1959. “Since they were second generation, without the same sense of immortal...

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Larry Fink "The Beats" at Feroz Gallery

Larry Fink "The Beats" at Feroz Gallery

Larry Fink "The Beats" at Feroz Gallery

Larry Fink "The Beats" at Feroz Gallery

Larry Fink "The Beats" at Feroz Gallery

Larry Fink "The Beats" at Feroz Gallery

Larry Fink "The Beats" at Feroz Gallery

Larry Fink "The Beats" at Feroz Gallery

Larry Fink "The Beats" at Feroz Gallery

Larry Fink "The Beats" at Feroz Gallery

Larry Fink "The Beats" at Feroz Gallery

Larry Fink "The Beats" at Feroz Gallery

Art • Surreal between yesterday, today and tomorrow - Denise GRÜNSTEIN opens her exhibition 'En Face' at the National Museum in Stockholm with 55 partly surreal artworks

11.02.2015 • On 19 February 2015, Denise GRÜNSTEIN opens her exhibition 'En Face' in Stockholm’s National Museum. In her photographs, the artist worked with the museum directly - the pictures were actually taken in the empty halls of the ancient exhibition halls. Surreal and somewhere between yesterday, today and tomorrow - the '1866' series, named after the opening year of the museum.

Denise was born in 1950 and was known in the 1980s and 1990s for her portraits in magazines such as Elle and Månadsjournalen, which contributed to her nickname 'Annie Leibovitz of the Swedish welfare state'.

The exhibition presents 55 artworks, including 18 pictures and a video from the new series '1866', as well as a selection of earlier work, such as Figure in Landscape (2001), Malplacé (2005), Figure Out (2009), Acute Still Life (2011), Winter (2013) and Wunder (2013). A catalogue with Swedish and English texts by Magnus Olausson and Bo Nilsson will be published at the same time.

19 February - 3 March 2015, Nationalmuseum Sweden, Konstakademien, Fredsgatan 12, Stockholm.
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LINKDECO: Denise Grünstein - En Face at Nationalmuseum

LINKDECO: Denise Grünstein - En Face at Nationalmuseum

LINKDECO: Denise Grünstein - En Face at Nationalmuseum

LINKDECO: Denise Grünstein - En Face at Nationalmuseum

LINKDECO: Denise Grünstein - En Face at Nationalmuseum

LINKDECO: Denise Grünstein - En Face at Nationalmuseum

LINKDECO: Denise Grünstein - En Face at Nationalmuseum

LINKDECO: Denise Grünstein - En Face at Nationalmuseum

LINKDECO: Denise Grünstein - En Face at Nationalmuseum

LINKDECO: Denise Grünstein - En Face at Nationalmuseum

LINKDECO: Denise Grünstein - En Face at Nationalmuseum

LINKDECO: Denise Grünstein - En Face at Nationalmuseum

Art • KARINE + OLIVER present their submission to the photo15 exhibition in Zurich

11.02.2015 • Photography duo KARINE + OLIVER developed a personal people project for the photo15 exhibition, which is the largest showcase for Swiss photography. More than 130 national and a few international photographers show their current work there annually. The exhibition gives a representative overview of the photographic work of Switzerland and enjoys great popularity: around 23,000 visitors flocked to the photo15.
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PERSONAL WORK

PERSONAL WORK

Art • 'Motherland Chronicles' – Chinese fashion photographer and GoSeeAWARDS14 Finalist Jingna Zhang creates impressive dreamscapes. Preview on GoSee and book coming soon

05.02.2015 • The exciting aspect about photography awards is the entries they attract from all over the world. Several are very close to classic commissioned photography, others play around with reality or apply a playful experimental approach. Some work is so developed that it has already been exhibited as a project or published as a book. New York based fashion photographer Jingna Zhang responded to our GoSee AWARDS call for entries last year and entered her project ‘Motherland Chronicles'. GoSee weren’t the only ones she managed to impress, the jury was equally as taken by the young photographer’s staged visual language. In autumn she published the final images in the cycle. What better excuse to present the whole project here on GoSee.

Parts of the chronicles were already displayed in group exhbvitiuons, including “A Glimpse at Photo Vogue” at Galleria Carla Sozzani, Milan, 2013 or Marc by Marc Jacobs with Vulture Magazine: “Obsessions: New Generation”, TheatreWorks, Singapore, 2013. At UPdate 14 in Berlin they were part of the GoSee Awards exhibition at Kaufhaus ......

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Motherland Chronicles

Motherland Chronicles #52

Motherland Chronicles

Motherland Chronicles

JINGNA ZHANG

Motherland Chronicles

Motherland Chronicles

Motherland Chronicles

Motherland Chronicles

Motherland Chronicles

Motherland Chronicles

Motherland Chronicles

Motherland Chronicles

Motherland Chronicles

Motherland Chronicles

Motherland Chronicles