by Casper Johansson in New Events on Saturday 17 January 2009

The Andreas Binder gallery in Munchen, Germany, is showing an exhibition of works by the artist Tina Berning. In her latest series, she investigates the connections between conditioned aesthetics and individual self-determination. Captured on found paper, Berning liberates what is locked inside the frozen masks of the lifestyle and consciousness industry. She creates both a subjective and critical view of the human body, its shortcomings, and its basic affinity for beauty. Streaks of color are laid over fine outlines, bodies fall, spots and spaces overlay the transparent characters. The exhibition runs between January 23rd and March 7th.
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