April 27—June 23, 2012
Johnen Galerie, Berlin

In Praise of Shadows Martin Boyce

Exhibition View, In Praise of Shadows, Johnen Galerie, 2012 © Jens Ziehe

Press Release

In conjunction with Berlin Gallery Weekend Johnen Galerie is showing the exhibition In Praise of Shadows with new works by the 2011 Turner Prize winner Martin Boyce. Boyce's works consist of the complex, visual language of historical design objects, which he places in relation to the present. His works resemble melancholic, visual poems, whose vocabulary stems from architecture and modernism. Modernism has become a scene of highly ambivalent experiences, so that Boyce's works always touch...
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