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The Book of Waves: Diango Hernandez at Marlborough Contemporary by Francesco Dama Through such gentle acts of visual subversion, Hernández suggests that there is no greater teacher than nature. What is the lesson to learn, however, is what each of us is called to find out.

The waves channel a dense nucleus of themes into a poetical form, even referencing the tradition of painting, with allusions to marine art. To enhance the suggestion of landscape, three long waves painting are hung in line on the longest wall of the gallery, evoking the horizon line…
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The art of the Turks. Modernisation as Fiction Curated by Manuel Graf and Hans-Jürgen Hafner with Abdullah Frères, Haluk Akakçe, Erdağ Aksel, Fikret Atay, Bedri Baykam, Rudolf Belling, Adnan Çoker, Manuel Graf, Hans-Jürgen Hafner, Osman Hamdi Bey, Diango Hernández, Clemens Holzmeister, Kiron Khosla, Hans Poelzig, Berthold Reiß, Bruno Taut, Yazbukey und Ahmet Ziya

Curated by Manuel Graf and Hans-Jürgen Hafner with Abdullah Frères, Haluk Akakçe, Erdağ Aksel, Fikret Atay, Bedri Baykam, Rudolf Belling, Adnan Çoker, Manuel Graf, Hans-Jürgen Hafner, Osman Hamdi Bey, Diango Hernández, Clemens Holzmeister, Kiron Khosla, Hans Poelzig, Berthold Reiß, Bruno Taut, Yazbukey und Ahmet Ziya
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Diango Hernández ‘Eugene’ in der Kunsthalle Münster von Kai Eric Schwichtenberg Für Retrospektiven

Und dabei wählt er einen Blick, der an den Blick durch ein Mikroskop erinnert. So wie sich dort, in der Annäherung an ein Objekt, eine faszinierende, neue, unbekannte und eben detailreiche Welt offenbaren kann, die aber doch ihren Bezug zum Raum, zum Körper, zum Ursprung verloren hat, so sind Hernández Werke bildgewordene Vergrößerungen von Erinnerungen und Erfahrungen…
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Eugene at Kunsthalle Münster curated by Gail B. Kirkpatrick and Marcus Lütkemeyer Opening on Sunday 28th of June at 3:00 p.m.

If a pessimist were to dismiss travel as pointless – that any journey entails consenting to the company of one’s self – then the sensually charged installations, material assemblages, drawings, photographs, and pictures of Diango Hernández sends the viewer on a journey that presents an inspired opportunity to be both simultaneously outside of one’s self and contained within it…
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