Monthly Archives: April 2017

11-2016 – Lizza May David – Mangrove

Gallery Press Release   Mangroves grow in the salty or brackish water of tropical coasts. As the tide falls and rises, their roots surface from the swamps and disappear again. Roots and identity, knowledge and its loss, are recurring themes in Lizza May David’s painting, photography, and film. Her photo series The Mangrove Selection is…
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01-2017 – Stijn Ank – Fresco

Gallery FRESCOFRESCOFRESCOFrescoFrescoFrescoFrescoFresco Press release Michael Janssen and Künstlerhaus Bethanien are proud to present two parallel solo exhibitions with Belgian artist Stijn Ank. Both exhibitions are entitled STIJN ANK - FRESCO. During his residency at Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Ank digs deeper into ‘the surface of the work’. Essentially his quest comes down to the question of where…
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03-2017 – Thomas Kvam – The Hamsun Sessions #5

Gallery Press release Thomas Kvam’s works are sewn together, appearing like paintings dwelling on what looks to be the line of the horizon—recalling the endless seascapes of the photographer Hiroshi Sugimoto, and the canon of painting as defined by Mark Rothko. But the reference curbs back from these associations to a place both domestic and…
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Kåre Kivijärvi

Gallery Press Release Michael Janssen is pleased to present the first solo exhibition in Germany by the Norwegian photographer and artist Kåre Kivijärvi (1938-1991). On view will be a selection of his early iconic black and white vintage prints. Additionally we screen a documentary film about him by the known Norwegian filmmaker Knut Erik Jensen.…
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