All articles by Andreas Schlaegel

The Silence of the Observer

An international cast of anonymous protagonists populates Francis Alÿs’s Children’s Games. But from what vantage point can the artist and today’s viewers connect across time, space, and cultures?

Anecdotes and evidence

The mid-career survey by Danh Vo, one of the most internationally celebrated Danish artists, hits his hometown with a pop song title. But is it a hit – or a self-congratulatory pat on the back?

The Trickster at Work

Jordan Wolfson’s work that created such bustle at the Whitney Biennial last year is on show at the Schinkel Pavillon in Berlin. But does it still work? Or is it yesterday’s news?

World of Interiors

An autumnal home story, a déjà-vu, and his trademark pastels: Marc Camille Chaimowicz furnishes his exhibition in sublime ambiguity, but the tyranny of our times pulls things into perspective.

Recently published

2 December

What will we remember from the year in art 2022? Today’s contribution is by Claudine Zia, writer at Kunstkritikk and one of the founding members of The Union.

Money Problems

Do art institutions have a particular obligation to assess the ethics of their sponsors? Directors of museums and exhibition venues in Scandinavia answer that question.