The Night by Lucile Bouvard

    In this new body of work, like in her precedent series, Alexandra Hopf investigates the œuvre of a key male figure of Art History. Through cleverly orchestrated operations, the Berlin artist bridges between historical sources and productions, and the present of her own practice.

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    Interview in Annual Magazine #7

    There is a dialectic reading of the screen: The screen is protective of an object or used to obscure, in the second the screen is a surface onto which images are projected, attached or reflected. In both cases the screen serves as a site of mediation.

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    Images Beyond the Retina by Marc Wrasse

    Western painting reacts to a tradition going back many centuries. If you look in our societies, you do not see without preconceptions; if you look at a painting, you have other images in mind.

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    Bilder jenseits der Netzhaut

    Westliche Malerei reagiert auf eine Tradition vieler Jahrhunderte. Wer in unseren Gesellschaften sieht, sieht nicht voraussetzungslos, wer auf Gemälde blickt, hat andere Bilder im Kopf. Nach Jahrhunderten eines langsamen und prüfenden Blicks,

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    Simultaneities by Anna Lena Wenzel

    Alexandra Hopf portrays similar paradoxes or simultaneities in her works. Snapshots of antithetical materialities, energies and assertions. Impressions contradict themselves, references pop up and vanish in the same instant.

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    Gleichzeitigkeiten

    Alexandra Hopf inszeniert in ihren Arbeiten ähnliche Paradoxien oder Gleichzeitigkeiten. Bestandsaufnahmen gegensätzlich waltender Materialitäten, Energien und Aussagen.

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    End of History? by Annabelle v. Girsewald

    Working with the ideology of construction, Alexandra Hopf makes key chronicled art figures her sources. As if to uncover the directory of influential male artists, Hopf traces a century of art in her own seemingly timeworn works.

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    Interview with Annabelle v. Girsewald, engl.

    Annabelle v. Girsewald and Alexandra Hopf on the occasion of the show: Reflexion and Empathy, Kai 10, Arthena Foundation, Düsseldorf, 2012

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    Interview mit Annabelle v. Girsewald

    Anlässlich der Ausstellung Refexion und Einfühlung, 2012, Kai 10, Arthena Foundation, Düsseldorf

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    Overall Art is a Good Thing by Susanne Weiss

    In Alexandra Hopf’s work many narratives are told anew through the spirit of material. Hopf asks a very simple question: What do I see when I look at this? One example: What do I see when I look at her painting that looks like a poster,

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