Press clipping: 'Those who Dream by Day

BZ: featuring Attention Earth

Press Clipping: Attention Earth

Yashas Kolumne - Junge Kunst

Christine Polis Interview - Chased)

The Emporium in Jeremyriad

Circus Posterus about The Emporium

Clockworker presents The Emporium

Spanky Stokes about The Emporium

Yasha Young and Shaney Jo Darden Interview

Flawless in Huffington Post

Bild Zeitung about Flawless

Bild Zeitung about Herzensbrecher

Superior Magazine photo shoot - Les Animaux

Dit is Fashion about Les Animaux

ExBerliner on KAB casting at Strychnin

Valley of Dolls in Puppenmagazin

BLOOOM in LOW Magazine

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Creature Feature in Make-Up Artist Magazine

Valley of Dolls in Wurzeltod

Valley of Dolls in Puppen & Spielzeug

Valley of Dolls in Huffington Post

Valley of Dolls in Cut Magazine

C.O.P Show featured in the B.Z newspaper

C.O.P Show featured in the B.Z newspaper

C.O.P Show featured in the Kölner Express

C.O.P Show featured in the Kölner Express

C.O.P Show and Mimi S. featured in Siegessaule magazine

C.O.P Show and Mimi S. featured in Siegessaule magazine

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Gentle Giants show featured in the B.Z newspaper

Gentle Giants show featured in the B.Z newspaper

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Gentle Giants in Sleaze Magazine

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Gentle Giants show featured on Art bastard

Gentle Giants show featured on Art bastard

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Gentle Giants show featured on 'With us or against us'

Gentle Giants show featured on 'With us or against us'

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Gentle Giants show featured on KollectibleKulture

Gentle Giants show featured on KollectibleKulture

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David Hochbaum's Kaidan Shu featured on The Japanese Embassy website

David Hochbaum's Kaidan Shu solo show featured on The Japanese Embassy website

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David Hochbaum's Kaidan Shu featured on ArtiBerlin Website

David Hochbaum's Kaidan Shu featured on ArtiBerlin Website

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David Hochbaum's Kaidan Shu featured in 'lodown Magazine'

David Hochbaum's Kaidan Shu featured in 'lodown Magazine'

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David Hochbaum's Kaidan Shu featured on 'Unlike'

David Hochbaum's 'Kaidan Shu' solo show featured on 'Unlike'.

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Art Magazine Art Investor- Mimi S.

The art magazine Art Investor featured an article about Mimi S.

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Lowdown Magazine featured 'Kaidan Shu, tales of mist and wind' a solo show by David Hochbaum.

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Berlin Poche Enchanted Forest

Berlin Poche Magazine featured 'Enchanted Forest' a charity group show curated by Yasha young and Giovanni Cervi.

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Appetite for Destruction and a night at David Hocbaum's studio

Junge Kunst presents: 'Appetite for Destruction, an American nightmare' a show by Greg Haberny and Elmer Presslee and an interesting night at David Hochbaum's studio.

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Greg Haberny in BZ

Greg Haberny's treasure hunt around Berlin featured by BZ.

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Tip Magazine featuring Wee Flowers

Tip Magazine featuring Wee Flowers

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The Mad Potters Tea Party 'PIG Magazine'

PIG Magazine featuring 'The Mad POtters tea Party'.

 

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The Mad Potters Tea Party 'DROME Magazine'

The italian Magazine Drome featured the show 'The Mad Potters tea Party' at Strcyhnin Gallery.

 

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The Mad Potters Tea Party 'Creative Face Magazine'

Creative Face featured the amazing show 'The Mad Potters tea Party' at Strcyhnin Gallery.

 

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The Mad Potters Tea Party 'New Design Magazine'

The amazing porcelains  of the show 'The Mad Potetrs Tea party' on NEW DESIGN magazine.

 

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The Mad Potters Tea Party 'Hi Fructose Magazine'

Hi Fructose Magazine featured the show 'Mad  Potters Tea Party' at Strchnin Gallery

 

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Reliquaries a show by Madeline von Foerster in ART FORUM

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Madeline von Foerster on ART FORUM Magazine.

 

Brad Kunkle in JUNGE KUNST

Brad Kunkle in JUNGE KUNST

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Madeline von Foerster on ORION magazine

Madeline von Foerster on ORION Magazine

 

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Madeline von Foerster at JUNGE KUNST

Junge Kunst published an article about Madeline von Foersters nex show at Strychnin Gallery:
RELIQUARIES. New Works by Madeline von Foerster.

The show opens November 12th.

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Madeline von Foerster at JUNGE KUNST

AREA Magazine published a fantastic article about Julie Koglers show APOCALISSE XXI in their September issue. The Show is starting at Strychnin Gallery on October 8th.

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Yasha Young, Joko Winterscheidt und Maxim im Kölner Stadtanzeiger

Last weekend the BLOOOM Award by WARSTEINER Jury voted the 10 finalists of the Award. Yasha Young, director of BLOOOM, MTV host Joko WInterscheidt and Maxim from THE PRODIGY are three of the five jury members.

C.O.P. Magazine- Mimi S. - Fragility

C.O.P. Magazine feature on Berlin artist Mimi S. and her amazing artworks. Fragility, a show that was featured in June at Strychnin is also advertised in the article.

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Interview with Yasha Young in JUNGE KUNST Magazine

Junge Kunst recently published an interview with Young Young about her being the director of BLOOOM - the creative industries art show. Picture added in this article: BRAD REUBEN KUNKLE "Collecting Apples"

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Yasha Young featured in 'Informationsdienst KUNST'

An article on Strychnins Gallerist Yasha Young has been featured in this months issue of Informationsdienst KUNST. The Article talks about her position as the director of 'Blooom' which is a new addition to the Koln Artfair 21.
You can read the full article by clinking on the pages.

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'Art that Creeps' featured in Virus Magazine

The book 'Art that Creeps' curated by Yasha Young and published by Korero Books is featured in the October / November edition of Virus Magazine. This is an amazing book packed with past and present Strychnin artists and we're really happy that it's getting some great press in some notable publications.

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Proud Magazine- Wee Flowers

Proud Magazine interviewed artist Wee Flowers at Strychnin Gallery.
During the interview Wee had to drink a bottle of vodka with the interviewer.
Read the article for the results!

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Junge Kunst- Reliquaries- Madeline Von Foerster

Junge Kunst Magazine featured "Reliquaries" in november 2010 at Strychnin gallery.

Blank Magazine-Tokyo Love at Strychnin Gallery

Blank magazine featured Tokyo Love at Strychnin Gallery. An inspired Japanese group show curated by Yasha Young.

Tattoo Guide- "Tokyo Love" at Strychnin Gallery

Tattoo Guide Europe web site featured "Tokyo Love" at Strychnin gallery: a japanese group show curated by Yasha Young.

Inside Art International Magazine-Elio Varuna- "Apocalisse XXI" Strychnin Gallery

Inside Art International Magazine featured the artist Elio Varuna and his group show "Apocalisse XXI" at Strychnin Gallery in Berlin.

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PRINZ MAGAZINE-OBSOLETE ANGELS SHOW AT STRYCHNIN GALLERY

Prinz Magazine featured "Obsolete Angels". Tales from a forgotten world captured in photographs by Annie Bertram (CH). In The Vault: Saturno Buttò (IT). Opening August 13th 7pm.

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GQ magazine South Africa issue-Mark Evans

GQ magazine South Africa issue featured the amazing artworks of the "leather artist" Mark Evans!

Grave Concerns E-zine- "Obsolete Angels"- Annie Betram in the Vault Satuno Buttò

Grave Concernes E-Zine featured "Obsolete angels".Tales from a forgotten world captured in photographs by Annie Bertram (CH). In the Vault Saturno Buttò (IT). Lost Area will perform their music live at the opening at Strychnin Gallery on August the 13th from 7pm.

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Insideart-Franco Lo Svizzero- "Apocalisse XXI - Neuer Italiensicher Surrealismus " at Strychnin Gallery

Insideart Magazine featured the artist Franco Lo Svizzero with "Apocalisse XXI" show in october at Strychnin Gallery.

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VIRUS MAGAZINE- "OBSOLETE ANGELS" AT STRYCHNIN GALLERY

Virus magazine featured "Obsolete Angels", tales from a forgotten world captured in photographs by Annie Bertram (CH) at Strychnin Gallery.
Obsolete Angels will drag you into a mysterious world that will cast a spell over you. Lost Area will perform their music live at the opening at Strychnin Gallery on August the 13th from 7pm.

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Dolls-Puppen- Strychnin Gallery and Fragility show

Dolls-Puppen Magazine featured Strychnin Gallery and Fragility show.

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INSIDE artzine 14-Strychnin Gallery-Art that Creeps

Inside Artzine featured Strychnin Gallery Berlin and the Catalogue "Art that Creeps" the book that Yasha Young edited for Korero Books (London)!

Many amazing artists featured in the book, including Daniel van Nes, Annie Bertram, Jason Shawn Alexander, John Santerineross and others. Cover art by Chet Zar.

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Friedrichsheiner Chronik- Futurescapes at Strychnin Gallery

Friedrichsheiner Chronik featured "Futurescapes" at Strychnin Gallery!! 
A fabulous new group show that will change all perceptions of reality! Featuring Michael Page, Sri Whipple, Jason Wheatley and Damon Soule. 
Opening July 9th at 7 pm.

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ArtMagazine-Art from Berlin Scope Basel- Strychnin Gallery

Strychnin Gallery at Scope Basel with Art from Berlin.

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DIE WELT- FAIRS IN BASEL-STRYCHNIN GALLERY FEATURED MARK EVANS

Die Welt dedicated an article to Basel's art Fairs and showed the wonderfull artwork of Mark Evans featured at Scope by Strychnin Gallery.

THE ART NEWSPAPER- BORIS + NATASCHA AT SCOPE BASEL WITH STRYCHNIN GALLERY

The ArtNewspaper dedicated an article to BORIS & NATASHA and their artworks dubbed "Grave Rubbery" because of the guerilla techniques involved in surreptitiously creating an imprint from the graves. 
Two of this artworks were at Scope Basel with Strychnin Gallery.

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PRINZ MAGAZINE-FRAGILITY SHOW AT STRYCHNIN GALLERY

Prinz Magazine dedicated an article to "Fragility", the art exhibition featured by Strychnin Gallery Berlin.

Die Friedrichshainer- Fragility

Die Friedrichseiner featured "Fragility" at Strychnin Gallery by Marina Bychkova. Also: Wendy Froud (UK) and Virginie Ropars (F) in The Vault + special guest Sasha Petrova. 

THE DETOUR on line magazine featured "Fragility" at Strychnin Gallery

The on line magazine TheDetour featured "Fragility" at Strychnin Gallery in Berlin. The show unites three international luminaries of doll-creating art in one show: Marina Bychkova, Wendy Froud and Virgine Ropars.

TATTOO REVUE n° 147- CHILDHOOD HEROES AT STRYCHNIN GALLERY IN BERLIN

This past march, tattoist Sara Rosenbaum of Tatau Obscur and Strychnin Gallery proprietor Yasha Young joined forces to present a benefit exhibition for a local Berlin hospice (Berliner Herz). The show featured work donated by tattoo artists from around the world, all with the theme of the artists' childhood heroes.

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Tip- Childhood Heroes- Yasha Young and "Boss" from BossHoss

Tip featured a pic with Yasha Young (Strychnin gallery owner) and BossHoss frontman Alec "Boss" during the show "Childhood Heroes".

Sleaze Magazine- Yasha Young and Blooom- Show Fragility at Strychnin Gallery

Sleaze Magazine featured Blooom, the very first interdisciplinary presentation platform for artists and art projects of the creative industries, directed by the Gallerist Yasha Young. 
In the same article Sleaze dedicated a space to the exhibition Fragility at Strychnin Gallery: wondrous dolls and creatures by Marina Bychkova. Also: Wendy Froud (UK) and Virginie Ropars (F) in The Vault + special guest Sasha Petrova. 

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Vogue Deutschland- Fragility show at Strychnin Gallery

Vogue Deutschland featured "Fragility" at Strychnin Gallery: wondrous dolls and creatures by Marina Bychkova. Also: Wendy Froud (UK) and Virginie Ropars (F) in The Vault.

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HI FRUCTOSE- "Conquistadores invade Berlin"

Hi Fructose Magazine featured the show "Conquistadores", at Strychnin Gallery. 
With a strong showing of Latin American artists (as well as some Spanish) "Conquistadors" looks to promote the strong, yet often times overlooked, scenes arising in Spain and South America. 

Sally Scout- featured "Conquistadores"

Sally Scout dedicated a space to "Conquistadores", a group show featuring over 30 Spanish and Latin American artists. Curated by Maximiliano Ruiz (Argentina) and Yasha Young, director of Strychnin Gallery. Featuring among others: Basco Vazko, Herbert Baglione, Rene Almanza, Jazz, Gualicho, Fefe Talavera, 
Izolag, Vitche, Yusk, Rodez, Gabriel Moreno, San, Royal, and Sane. 

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MODART- "CONQUISTADORES" IN BERLIN AT STRYCHNIN GALLERY

Conquistadores is the newest show organized by Maximiliano Ruiz and the Strychnin Gallery' owner Yasha Young . They have put together an exhibition of 30 artists from Latin and Spanish origins including Herbert Baglione, Fefe Talavera, Saner, San, Gualicho, Basco Vazko, and plenty more. 

LOW KUNSTMAGAZINE dedicated an article to Conquistadores

Low Kunstmagazine featured the show "Conquistadores" at Strychnin Gallery. 
Conquistadores is an overview of fresh contemporary talent from Spain and Latin America that is – at least metaphorically speaking – out to conquer the world. Globalization has affected both the Spanish and Latin American art scene. Recent art contributions from these countries seem to be nothing but a footnote in global art history books. Far from it! Both art cultures are more alive than ever! And that is what the exhibition Conquistadores is about. 

STUDIO ONLINE- Featured Conquistadores

"Studio Online" wrote an article about Conquistadores at Strychnin Gallery : a goup show featuring over 30 Spanish and Latin american artists.

DIE WELT-DAVID HOCHBAUM AND HIS IMMAGINARY CITIES

Die Welt presents an article about the most important art scenes in Europe and all over the world. One of David Hochbaum's "Garden of the Dispossessed" pieces is featured as the main image.

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Galerien Virtuell- "Edge of Love" & "Asylum"

Galerien Virtuell dedicated a space to the show "Edge of Love" and "Asylum, at Strychnin Gallery. 

Berlinonline featured the show "Edge of love"

Here Strychnin Gallery is featured part of the web site berlinonline with the show "Edge of Love". An exciting new group show curated by Andy Howell (LA Artsprojekt) and Yasha Young. Featuring international street art artists such as Kid Zoom, Beastman, Motel 7, and Christian Rotenhagen among others. Also featuring sculptures by Tim Roosen in the Vault. 

Berlin&out- Italian web site talk about the show "Edge of Love"

Berlin & out dedicated an article to the exhibition "Edge of Love" and "Asylum" (in the Vault).

NORDJYSKE - Quadrant Fantasy at Fantasmus, Saeby

Danish newspaper Nordjyske reported on the opening of "Quadrant Fantasy" the show curated by Claus Brusen & Strychnin Gallery.

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ITALIAN NEWSPAPER

Italian Newspaper Corriere della Sera dedicated an article to the show Childhood Heroes.

Berlin&out- Italian web site about Berlin/ Childhood Heroes

Here Strychnin Gallery is featured part of the web site Berlin&Out with the show Childhood Heroes and an interview with the Gallerist Yasha Young.

Junge_Kunst- EDGE OF LOVE

Junge Kunst dedicated a space to the next exhibition at Strychnin Gallery: "Edge of Love". An exciting new group show curated by Andy Howell (LA Artsprojekt) and Yasha Young (Gallerist). 

DIE WELT- THE BENEFIT SHOW CHILDHOOD HEROES

Die Welt featured an article about the benefit show Childhood heroes at Strychnin Gallery. 
In a singular effort, Berlin artist Sara Rosenbaum (Tatau Obscur, Berlin) and galerist Yasha Young (Strychnin Gallery) have joined forces in order to present internationally renowned artists from different fields in a benefit exhibition for the hospice BERLINER HERZ. 

BZ Berlin - Childhood Heroes: a benefit exhibition for the children's hospice BERLINER HERZ.

Berlin newspaper BZ visited the Gallery and took some pictures to the curators of the benefit show Childhood Heroes: the Gallerist, Yasha Young, and Tattoo Artist, Sara Rosenbaum.

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030 Magazine- 7 Year Itch

Berlin Magazine 030 dedicated a space to the show "7 Year Itch" at Strychnin Gallery.

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PRINZ MAGAZINE- Deer BLN Project n°4

Prinz Magazine featured Christain Rothenhagen's Project n°4 Deer Bln in the Vault at Strychnin Gallery in the Childhood Heroes show.

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7 Year Itch-article written by Uwe Scheider on 1, 2, 3, 4 fun club blog

Uwe Schneider dedicated on 1, 2, 3, 4, FUN CLUB BLOG a space to the show "7 Year Itch" at Strychnin Gallery. Here he writes about some of the over 60 international artists who took part in the show.

BZ Berlin - Valentine Special, February 14th 2010

Berlin newspaper BZ came to the gallery to take a picture of Dr. Mark Benecke, a leading forensic biology expert, in front of Jon Jaylo's painting "Let No One Divide Us". The article was published on Valentine's Day. Quite fittingly, it''s about the "dark side of love"! 

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BZ Berlin - Valentine Special, February 14th 2010

Berlin newspaper BZ came to the gallery to take a picture of Dr. Mark Benecke, a leading forensic biology expert, in front of Jon Jaylo's painting "Let No One Divide Us". The article was published on Valentine's Day. Quite fittingly, it''s about the "dark side of love"! 

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DU&ICH-MANUEL CORTEZ AND HIS WORKS

German Magazine Du&Ich featured an article talking about the last Works of Manuel Cortez.

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PRINZ MAGAZINE-XMAS LUAU SHOW AT STRYCHNIN GALLERY

Prinz Magazine dedicated a space to the exhibition "X-Mas Luau" at Strychnin Gallery in Berlin.

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BZ Berlin - Valentine Special, February 14th 2010

Berlin newspaper BZ came to the gallery to take a picture of Dr. Mark Benecke, a leading forensic biology expert, in front of Jon Jaylo's painting "Let No One Divide Us". The article was published on Valentine's Day. Quite fittingly, it''s about the "dark side of love"!

KUNST MAGAZINE BERLIN-CHRISTIAN ROTHENHAGEN-DEERBERLINPROJECT

Kunst Magazine Berlin published a picture of Christian Rothenhagen's installation to accompany one of their articles.

THE MODART TIMES-DAVID HOCHBAUM-EXHIBITION GARDEN OF THE DISPOSSESSED-VER MAR IN THE VAULT

The Modart Times dedicated a space to the exhibition "Garden of the Dispossessed" by David Hochbaum and "Myths, Omens and Misunderstandings" by Ver Mar at Strychnin Gallery in Berlin.

DIE WELT- STRYCHNIN GALLERY AT MACRO IN ROM

Die Welt featured an article about the participation of Strychnin Gallery in the exhibition "Apocalypse Wow" at Macro (Museum of Contemporary Art) in Rome. Four artists from the gallery had pieces in the show - David Hochbaum, Francois Escalmel, Richard Kirk and Ver Mar.

PIG MAGAZINE-SQUP

Italian Magazine Pig dedicated an article to Squp, one of the artists involved with Strychnin Gallery and the Whaleless project.

JUNGE KUNST - X-mas Luau

Here is an announcement of the Tiki exhibition in German art magazine Junge Kunst ("Young Art").

JUXTAPOZ online - X-mas Luau

Chris Osburn aka Tiki Chris took these pics at the opening of the Strychnin Tiki show in December. Aloha!

Unce Sally*s - Sally*s Scout Berlin - Concert at the Roadrunner's Rock & Motor Club

The coolest free music publication in Germany published a recommendation for the concert with The Montesas, which followed the X-mas Luau opening on December 11th. X-mas Luau is a group show featuring some of the biggest names in Tiki art today, featuring Shag among others. 

EX BERLINER - Interview with Shag

The English-language city magazine Ex Berliner was our partner for the Tiki show X-mas Luau in December 2009. They published an interview with Shag in the December issue!

PIG MAGAZINE - Yasha Young

The Italian Pig Magazine published an interview with Yasha Young in their December 2009 issue.

VOGUE - Peter Lindbergh special anniversary edition

Strychnin owner Yasha Young advised Vogue model scouts for this special anniversary edition of the German Vogue and successfully placed several models in a photoshoot with famous photographer Peter Lindbergh.

Christian Rothenhagen

One of the biggest Basque newspapers printed this article on Christian Rothenhagen.

The Balde - Ali Eckert

A Spanish paper printed this article on Ali Eckert.

DIE WELT - Art.Fair 21, November 7th 2009

This article talks about Art.Fair 21 establishing itself as one of the most important German art fairs. It mentions the Madeline von Foerster painting that was sold during the fair, David Hochbaum's installation in the foyer and Yasha Young's speech at the press conference, which is cited as "matter-of-fact, honest and yet enthusiastic about art". 

DIE WELT - Announcement for MACRO future, Rome

This notice in the Berlin section of Die Welt announces the participation of the four Strychnin artists featured in the "Apocalypse Wow!" exhibition at the MACRO future in Rome. They are Richard Kirk, David Hochbaum, Ver Mar and Francois Escalmel. The exhibition runs until January 31st.

FREISTIL online - X-mas Luau

Frestil is a really cool brandnew website by the people who publish Freistil, a hardcover book on illustration, graphic design, street art and urban art...

WDR online - David Hochbaum's installation

The WDR online photo gallery features David Hochbaum's installation at Art.Fair 21 as the starting image. A short text about the 3,40 m tall tower which is encircled by 707 arrows accompanies it. Pictured next to the tower are David Hochbaum (left) and Marcus Poston (right).

KÖLNER STADTANZEIGER - Art.Fair 21 October 29th 2009

Strychnin Gallery director Yasha Young's speech held at the Art.fair 21 press conference is quoted in this article, which is also illustrated with a large picture of Strychnin artist David Hochbaum wandering the art fair - whether this was coincidental or not, we do not know.You can read Yasha Young's speech by clicking on the link below.

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KÖLNISCHE RUNDSCHAU - Art.Fair 21 October 29th 2009

This article mentions Yasha Young's speech at the art fair press conference. You can read the full speech in German by clicking on the link below!

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DIE WELT - David Hochbaum October 17th 2009

David Hochbaum's latest Berlin solo show was reviewed in Die Welt on Saturday, October 17th.

DROME magazine - Yasha Young

The latest issue of Italian DROME magazine features a statement by Yasha Young, owner & director of Strychnin Gallery, on what's outlaw in art today. Enjoy!

DROME magazine - Seen

The new issue of DROME magazine is out - its theme is OUTLAW, and it features an article with the one and only SEEN, who starred in the Bombs Away! exhibition at Strychnin Gallery in April. 

VIRUS Magazine - Gene Guynn

Here's an article on American painter Gene Guynn, whose work is exhibited in a two-man show titled "A Space in all the Noise" in Berlin.

VIRUS Magazine - Elmer Presslee

Here's a great christmas gift for your beloved child by American artist Elmer Presslee so that there is always someone watching out for him/ her!

VICE GUIDE BERLIN

Every year, VICE publishes a guide to Berlin. This year's the lovely snotty do & don't guide included a section on Berlin's art scene - and guess who supplied the image! Pictured (clockwise from the top): David Stoupakis, Jan Czerwinski, Madeline von Foerster, Lisa Mei Ling Fong, and Brian Horton. Cheers!

Freshmilk TV: A Space in all the Noise.

Watch Jason Shawn Alexander and Gene Guynn on Freshmlik TV. They were interviewed prior to the exhibition opening on September 4th. Enjoy!

KUNSTKONTAKTER - The Red Thread

Berlin's famous KUNSTKONTAKTER came by the opening of The Red Thread and made a documentary about it.

DIE WELT - Honeytrap

Honeytrap was an all femaile group show at Strychnin Gallery Berlin in 2008, featuring Ver Mar (USA), Nicoletta Ceccoli (Italy), Lesley Reppeteaux (France), Heather Watts (Canada), Catalina Estrada (Columbia), Diva (Spain), Mimi S. (Germany) and Mayo (UK) + guests. This article appeared in Die Welt with a picture of Ver Mar posing in front of her work. Ver Mar will be showing an installation in The Vault, Strychnin Gallery's second exhibition room reserved for special occasions, in October 2009.

PRINZ - Oroborus: Brian Horton and Jason Shawn Alexander

Brian Horton and Jason Shawn Alexander exhibited together at Strychnin Berlin in 2008 in a show titled Oroborus.Jason Shawn Alexander returns to Berlin in an exhibition titled A Space in all the Noise together with Gene Guynn in September 2009.

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TATTOO GUIDE EUROPE - Nuclear Religion

Davey Jones and Dayvid LeMmon are featured on the Tattoo Guide Europe website.

FRESHMILK TV - BOMBS AWAY!

Freshmilk TV came by the gallery for the Bombs Away opening, which featured major graffiti artists from the US such as CON, AREK, SEEN or WANE, and Germany, such as CAN2.

MY NAME IS - Madeline von Foerster

New British magazine My Name Is is actually more of a book than a mag - hardcover and all, it features in depth interviews and long image spreads by international artists of all trades. Madeline von Foerster was featured in the 2nd issue. See a few images as a preview here!

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NEW TALENTS TV - Bombs Away!

Check out the Strychnin Gallery & CON show Bombs Away on New Talents TV!

DAZED AND CONFUSED DIGITAL - David Hochbaum

David Hochbaum is featured on the Dazed & Confused Digital website as the "Uncrowned King of New York's art scene."

LOW Magazine - Nicoletta Ceccoli

LOW Art Magazine is based in Hamburg. They did a four page spread on Italian illustrator and artist Nicoletta Ceccoli in their January 2009 issue.

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HI FRUCTOSE - Fusion 5 Festival

Hi Fructose attended the Fusion 5 Festival in Cannes and published this review!

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LAMONO - Fusion 5 Festival

Spanish magazine Lamono published a review of the Fusion 5 Festival in Cannes.

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HATE Magazine - Annie Bertram

A preview for Annie Bertram's show Wahre Maerchen was published in Berlin's Hate Magazine.

DIE WELT - Midsummer Night's Madness

Here's an article on the Midsummer Night's Madness exhibition, which could be seen at Strychnin Gallery Berlin in June 2009, featuring Brian Horton, Mimi S., Leslie Ditto, Marina Bychkova, Edith Lebeau, Daniel van Nes, Martina Secondo Russo, Elmer Presslee, Angie Mason, Kristen Ferrell, Seymour, Wee Flowers, Oksana Badrak, Lori Field and others.

DROME magazine - David Stoupakis and Zaelia Bishop

The latest issue of DROME magazine features David Stoupakis and Zaelia Bishop. Enjoy!

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VIRUS - Davey Jones

Virus Magazine's latest issue features a 3-page spread on Davey Jones, whose works were first shown in Europe in the NUCLEAR RELIGION exhibition in July 2009.

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INDIE MAG - Fusion 5 Festival

This article on the Fusion 5 Festival was published in the one and only Indie Mag from Austria. 

Lisa Mei Ling Fong - Artist of the Month at VIRTUAL TART

The New Zealand-based website Virtual Tart by Dale Copeland currently features American assemblage artist Lisa Mei Ling Fong and some of her works from the "Sorrows & Blessings" exhibition in Strychnin Gallery Berlin's special exhibition room The Vault. 

DANGEROUS INK - Edith Lebeau

Canadian artist Edith Lebeau is featured in the latest issue of Dangerous Ink,

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THE BALDE - Annie Bertram

Glossy Spanish magazine The Balde featured works by Annie Bertram.

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I HEART BERLIN - Seymour

Frank of the awseome I HEART BERLIN blog posted this on New Zealand artist Seymour, whose work can be seen in the Midsummer Night's Madness exhibition throughout Sunday July 5th - come check it out!

ZOE MAGAZINE - A preview for Francois Escalmel

Here is a preview for Francois Escalmel's exhibition in The Vault in May 2009, published in the ZOE issue number 24.

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DU & ICH - Chris von Steiner

A 6-page feature on Chris von Steiner was published in Du&Ich in early June. 

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GOTHIC BEAUTY - Annie Bertram

US magazine Gothic Beauty features an interview with Strychnin photographer Annie Bertram on their website. Check it out below!!

ORANGES & SARDINES - Edith Lebeau

Canadian artist Edith Lebeau is featured in the latest edition of Oranges & Sardines. Right now it is only out as an online version but the print version will follow soon! Check out this great interview starting on page 89 of the magazine!

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JUNGE KUNST at Art Cologne

Art Magazine Junge Kunst attended Art Cologne this year, featuring the December issue with a Strychnin cover by Bao.

GOTHIC LIFESTYLE - Strychnin Gallery

An interview with Strychnin owner Yasha Young in Gothic Lifestyle. Young talks about her shows, her team, and the current hot-topic of the financial crisis.

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MTV - Strychnin Gallery with BOMBS AWAY on the MTV website!

MTV, who was a sponsor of the show, featured BOMBS AWAY on their website!

EX BERLINER - Bombs Away!

A preview for the Bombs Away exhibition was published in the Ex Berliner in April. Look forward to an interview with SEEN in their May issue!

030 - Bombs Away!

Bombs Away was featured in 030 with a preview!

PRINZ - Bombs Away!

Bombs Away, the graffiti show that opened April 17th was featured in PRINZ.

TIP - Bombs Away!

The Bombs Away show that opened April 17th was featured as a highlight in TIP!

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IKONEN Magazin

An article on Lukas Zpira. Published in January/ February 2009.

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ZILLO - Annie Bertram

German magazine ZILLO published a nice review of Annie Bertram's exhibition "Wahre Märchen" in their latest issue!

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TIP- Whaleless

Preview for Whaleless published in this week's TIP - featuring the image "I Love You" by Catalina Estrada. A percentage of the proceeds will be donated to the Whale & Dolphin Conservation Society (WDCS). The opening night is Friday March 27th - come join us!

MÄNNER likes Meatwater

Till Krautkraemer's Meatwater is delicious - German magazine MÄNNEr agrees!

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VIRUS - Daniel van Nes

Virus Magazine published a two-page article on Dutch artist Daniel van Nes.

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ART FAIR 21

Qvest Magazine published a review of Art Fair 21 - featuring a photo collage that included Strychnin artist Ansgar Noeth (unfortunately credited as Andreas Noeth) in the top left corner, standing in front of his work "The Last Supper".

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DIE WELT -- Mimi S.

This article on Berlin digital artist Mimi S. was published in January.

DIE WELT - Annie Bertram

Annie Bertram's show with us in February was immensely successful - here's an article thatcame out in Die Welt - you can read it on their website!

Zoe Magazine

Zoe Magazine is an Italian Magazine that Strychnin works with on a regular basis. We supply them with the "Painting of the month" for their website section titled WINDOW OF ZOE, and look forward to future projects with this great publication! 

ZOE MAGAZINE

In a new collaborative effort, Italian magazine ZOE is posting works by a Strychnin artist every month in their online version. The print version, published three times a year, also regularly features Strychnin Gallery, kicking off with an interview with Madeline von Foerster in their December issue. Online, you can also watch videos of artist and art related interviews - plesae klick below to see an interview with Yasha Young, conducted in November in front of Madeline von Foerster's work. 

ZOE Magazine is sold internationally - you can find it in Berlin at 
Magazine und Lektüre der Gegenwart 
Auguststraße 28 
10117 Berlin-Mitte 
(more bookstores to follow!) 

JUNGE KUNST article and cover

The December issue of German art magazine JUNGE KUNST featured a fantastic article in which Yasha Young talks about the contemporary art market and the problems of galleries supporting emerging artists. This article picks up the speech that Yasha Young held at the Art Fair 21 press conference in October, featuring art work by David Hochbaum. A new addition to the Strychnin family was featured on the cover: Bao Pham provided his portrait titled "Jenny".

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Die Welt - David Hochbaum Oktober 24th 2008

This wonderful half-page article appeared October 24th - you can read it online at the DIE WELT website.

ARTRAVEL Magazine

French Magazine Artravel published this really nice article on the Fusion 5 Festival. 

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DIF Magazine - More Fusion 5 Festival Press

DIF Magazine from Portugal wrote this great article on Strychin Gallery and the 3.14 Hotel's Fusion 5 Festival in Cannes, which took place in March 2008.

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Honey Trap

A cute preview for HONEYTRAP appeared in PRINZ in June/ August. 

Fusion 5 Festival in COMING UP MAGAZINE

Editor Eric Foucher wrote this really great article on the Fusion 5 Festival in Cannes for the French Coming Up Magazine. Enjoy!

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RIP Magazine

An article from RIP Magazine in their April/ May issue 2008 - the interview with Strychnin Gallery owner Yasha Young was later also published in DIE WELT.

Laurie Lipton article in VIRUS MAGAZINE

American-born artist Laurie Lipton had a really nice article in Virus Magazine prior to her show with us in Berlin.

BPM Magazine Fusion 5 Festival

Here's the article that Nicolas Stecher from BPM Magazine (LA) wrote on the Fusion 5 Festival in Cannes!!

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DIE WELT: Laurie Lipton - THE SLEEP OF REASON July 2008

Works inspired by Goya, by American artist Laurie Lipton. Lipton resides in London and has shown her work all over the world.

DIE WELT article on Yasha Young

An interview with Strychnin Gallery owner Yasha Young.

NY ARTS Magazine on Scott Radke

Article on the amazing sculptures of Scott Radke.

NY ARTS Magazine on Natalie Shau

Feature on Lithuanian artist Natalie Shau.

DIE WELT on DAVID HOCHBAUM May 3rd 2008

Article on David Hochbaum's London exhibition TRACKING INVISIBLE CITIES.

DIE WELT on BIJOU April 2008

Article on French artist BIJOU.

NY ARTS Magazine - RAF VEULEMANS

Article on Raf Veulemans in the March/ April edition of NY ARTS Magazine.

DIE WELT March 28th 2008

Article on LABYRINTH in DIE WELT March 28th 2008.

030 - LABYRINTH March 2008

Announcement of Richard Kirk and Raf Veulemans' exhibition LABYRINTH in Berlin city mag 030. LABYRINTH opened in Berlin in March 2008. Music for this show was created by Joerg Huettner. 

PIG MAGAZINE Labyrinth March 2008

Announcement of Richard Kirk and Raf Veulemans' exhibition LABYRINTH in the Italian PIG magazine. LABYRINTH opened in Berlin in March 2008. Music for this show was created by Joerg Huettner. 

Alternative Magazine on Strychnin Gallery London opening, October 2007

"If you are looking for something completely different from the poncy-arsed bull-shit that is usually fobbed off to the general public as the new fashionable art (I’m thinking the dishonest, shallow, corporate and totally unskilled “work” of the Emin’s and Hirst’s etc) then look no further, The Strychnin Gallery has come to the rescue! 
The gallery has bases in Berlin and New York and has recently opened up in London. Like our very precious and unique Horse Hospital, The Strychnin Gallery is a patron, conduit and showcase for all manner of underground, alternative and subversive art, which otherwise would have not got such high exposure. And like The Horse Hospital, The Strychnin attracts a very down to earth, yet intelligent, discerning and fun crowd to its premieres and shows – so if you want to network, or just be sociable, with like-minded people who are into the same kind of sick and twisted art that reprobates like us get off on, then this is the place to visit! 
The opening London gala for the group show “Kings and Queens and Childhood Dreams” on October 26th attracted a cornucopia of “Subaltcult” people ( my new expression for “Subversive Alternative Culture” ) and highlights over 50 strange and wonderful artists. Think the comic Heavy Metal mixed Hello Kitty, Manga, Vince Ray, Dali, H.R. Giger, Hans Bellmer, Joe Coleman and biker airbrush art and you will have a rough idea of what to expect. Plus a lot of the sublime artworks are up for sale – most of it online: give them your support and they will be here to stay." 

NY Arts Magazine on Strychnin Gallery London opening

NY Arts Magazine reported on the Strychnin Gallery London opening which took place in October 2007. The first exhibition in the 65 Hanbury Street location was titled "Kings and Queens and Childhood Dreams" and featured over 50 artists. 

You can read the full article on the NY Arts magazine website.

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Mit Jugendkulturen flirten und dabei gegenständlich bleiben. Yasha Young und ihre Friedrichshainer Galerie Strychnin 

Das Wort "Gothic" hört die Galeristin Yasha Young nicht gern, wenn es um ihre Strychnin-Galerie geht. "Europäer sehen immer nur Gothic, weil die Bilder dunkel sind, das ist es aber nicht." Passender findet sie die Bezeichnung "Pop-Surrealismus", um die Kunst zu beschreiben, die sie seit zweieinhalb Jahren in einem Ladenlokal an der Boxhagener Straße in Friedrichshain präsentiert.

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Das hermetische Café - Chet ZarDIE WELT

 

Ein Fremder in mir 

Das kann einem auch nur in Hamburg passieren: Da sitze ich an Wieverfastelovend mutterseelenallein in Hamburg und spiele mit meiner Krawatte als würde Edward Hopper Karneval feiern - und währenddessen kaspern im Rheinland die Narren womöglich als gäbe es kein 2008. Ich fürchte, im preußischen Berlin wird es am Wochenende nicht viel anders sein... 

Dem Fremden Hallo sagen 

Eingeschlossen in Schlafsaalträume 
Betend zum neuen Engel
 
(Einstürzende Neubauten - Hospitalistische Kinder/ 
Engel der Vernichtung) 

Sehr übermüdet, aber voller Vorfreude taumelte ich dann am Freitag zur Vernissage von Chet Zar. In der Strychnin-Galerie war bereits angenehm trubelig was los, freundlich düstere Menschen vor ebenso düsteren Gemälden, gute Laune hatte nach und nach den vorhandenen Sauerstoff ersetzt. Wie das so ist, wenn man wie erwähnt übermüdet in anderer...

Juxtapoz - Art & Culture Magazin

Arcanum 
Wednesday, 01 November 2006 

Photos from Arcanum, held last Friday, October 27th at the Strychin Gallery NYC, a one-night event featuring work by Luis Rojo, Richard Kirk, David Stoupakis, Shawn Barber, Kristen Ferrell, Chantal Menard, Myna Sonou, Natalie Shau, Chris von Steiner, Jason Jacenko, Lori Earley, Viktor Koen, Stephen Kasner, Claudia Drake, Matthew Bone, Raf Veulemans, Michael Hussar, Liz McGrath, Chet Zar, Mimi S., David Vicente, Jason D'Aquino, Danielle de Picciotto, Jack Howe, Beth Robinson, Derek Nobbs, Patrick Conlon, Claudia Drake, Scott Holloway, Kathie Oivas, Amanda Wachob, Pee Monster, Dan Quintano, Franke, David Hochbaum, Angie Mason, and Travis Louie. If you missed it, there's always next year!

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Tattoo Guide Europa

Paul Booth - Inner Child 

Wie nähert man sich einem Phänomen? Diese Frage muß man sich stellen, wenn man sich mit dem Künstler Paul Booth nähert. 

Paul Booth gehört mit Sicherheit zu den bekanntesten und Einfluss reichsten Tattookünstlern auf unserem Planeten. Er reist weit und viel, ist ständig präsent und hat seinen eigenen, den dunklen Paul-Booth-Style. 

Paul weilte nun in Berlin anlässlich einer Ausstellungseröffnung in der Galerie Strychnin im Prenzlberg. Dort stellte er seine Ölgemälde aus. Yasha, Galeristin, hat es geschafft weltexlusiv die neueste Kunst "Inner Child" von Paul nach Berlin zu holen. 

Die kleine Galerie, mit den immer wieder interessanten Künstlern, ist an diesem Nachmittag abgedunkelt, die wände und Decken sind mit rotem Tuch verhüllt, im Hintergrund läuft chillige elektronische Musik und in der Mitte thront Paul und macht ein freundliches Gesicht. 

Es ist seltsam Paul zu sehen, ohne dieses typische sirrende Geräusch der Tattoomaschinen im Hintergrund. 

Der chillige aber dunkle Sound aus den Lautsprechern stellt sich als Musik von Paul heraus: "Inspirational Hymns", eine Doppel-CD, die parallel zu den Bildern entstanden ist und einen engen Bezug zwischen Musik und Gemälden herstellen soll. 

Paul Booth betont bei seiner Tattookunst immer die dunkel Seite des kreativen Geistes. Und so auch bei seinen Bildern in Oel. 

Es fällt auf, dass der Künstler, im Gegensatz zu vielen anderen Tätowieren, in der Lage ist sich von der Dritten, sprich dem menschlichen Körper, auf die zweite Dimension - der Leinwand - umzustellen. Pail Booths Oelgemälde sind keine bloßen Tattoos auf einem anderen Untergrund, sondern stehen für sich alleine. 

Die Einsamkeit des Individuums in einer seltsamen Welt, mit diesem Motto läßt sich Pauls Kunst beschreiben, Kindern, Embryos, Skelette, Maden in fahlen weißen organischen Farben auf blutroten Hintergrund. Paul läßt nichts aus. 

Die Bilder entstehen Nachts, tagsüber wird tätowiert, erzählt Paul, der sich mit seinen Dämonen ständig auseinandersetzt, denn Nachts sind die Dämonen und die Einsamkeit am schlimmsten. Und so sorgt Paul dafür, dass er möglichst nciht alleine ist und malt seine Ängste weg. 

Paul Booth: Inner Child, noch bis zum Wochenende in der Galerie Strychnin

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Paul Booth's Inner Child 

Paul Booth, the Dark Lord of Tattooing, will present 10 new oil paintings, a collection called Inner Child, at the Strychnin Gallery in Berlin. Gallery owner, Yasha Schulz-Young, is expecting a crowd on May 19th, opening night, and says the media attention has been overwhelming. 

In an artist statement, Paul reveals the impetus for this series: 

"All of my life, I have strived to face and understand my demons and through the creation of art, I have found a way to come to terms with many of my painful issues. By releasing my feelings into paintings, I am able to confront my problems and slowly free myself from their power. This collection, which I call Inner Child, is a series of paintings that do just that. It has been difficult to immerse myself in these dark places from my past, but displaying these pieces plays an integral part of this exorcism for me." 

Paul will be attending the opening and signing limited edition prints of two of the paintings as well as the show catalog. The first 30 people at the gallery on May 19, from 7pm-10pm, will also receive his CD of industrial and ambient sounds entitled My Ritean Legacy. 

To understand why the artist has actual "minions", pick up the latest edition of Inked or read an older interview in Prick. Paul Booth is also the co-creator of the Art Fusion Experiment.

Styles Report Berlin

Prima di trasferirsi a Berlino nel 2004 e aprire la sua galleria STRYCHNIN , Yasha Young ha vissuto a New York dove ha lavorato come curatrice e giornalista. Con il progetto STRYCHNIN ha voluto creare una vetrina per un'arte dall'estetica di forte impatto in oscillazione tra attrazione e repulsione: cupa, a volte controversa ma sempre "honest and powerful". A due anni di distanza la galleria è diventata un forte punto di riferimento per artisti underground internazionali come Liz McGrath, Viktor Koen, Paul Booth, David Stoupakis, Stephen Kasner, Helen Garber, Chat Zar e molti altri. Fino al 10.05. da STRYCHNIN è presentata una mostra collettiva intitolata TOXIC SHOCK con lavori di Thorsten P, Peemoster e Annie B. A fianco della galleria, lo STRYCHNIN-SHOP con label underground di moda punk, rockabilly, fetisch e gothic.

Berliner Morgenpost vom 1. April 2006

Zwischen Kiez und Kansas 

Yasha Schulz-Young bringt US-Kunst nach Berlin 
Von Gunnar Luetzow 

Etwas professioneller geht sie seit einem Jahr in Friedrichshain vor, wo sie vor der Eröffnung ihrer eigenen Galerie in der Boxhagener Straße erst mal ein Haus weiter einen Laden etabliert hat. Mit dem es eine besondere Bewandtnis hat: "Mein Laden ist die Kopie unseres Lieblingsladens in New York - der war echter Underground Style und mußte im Rahmen des Giuliani-Dramas zumachen. Aber so einfach wollten wir den nicht aufgeben. Jetzt machen wir ihn eben hier." Im Rahmen ihres Subkulturtransfers stößt sie immer wieder auf erhebliche Unterschiede zwischen Deutschland und den USA. Und die beziehen sich nicht nur auf die Berliner Gruftis, die sich ihre Outfits lieber selber schneidern: "Meine Mission ist es, Begeisterung nach Deutschland zu bringen. Daß man Sachen einfach mal macht und nicht immer erst nach dem Sinn fragt", erklärt Schulz-Young. Da ist er wieder, der berühmte "Can Do"-Spirit, mit dem New Yorker so gerne Berlin aufmischen - und das nicht mal zu Unrecht. Es fragt sich aber, in wie weit ausgerechnet Friedrichshain mit einer weiteren Galerie zu begeistern ist. Schließlich führen im Kiez inzwischen fast alle Wege in Galerien oder ähnliche Orte. 

Doch das entmutigt die junge Galeristin nicht: "Wir bei Strychnin sind eine große Familie und zu uns gehören die besten Underground-Künstler der USA. Dazu haben die Leute, die ich mitbringe, bereits ihre eigenen Fans." Die kommen nicht immer nur aus der Kunstszene: Paul Booth etwa ist als Tätowierer berühmt und präsentiert demnächst zehn Ölgemälde in Barockrahmen. Ebenfalls vormerken kann man sich Kristen Ferrell. Die lebt als Rasta-Hippie und allein erziehende Mutter im gottesfürchtigen Kansas und hat schon daher genug Stoff für ihre abgründig-surreale Malerei auf soliden Baumscheiben. 

Heute präsentiert Yasha Schulz-Young im Rahmen der "Blood" Party im Berliner Sage Club als Vorgeschmack auf ihre nächste Ausstellung die Leipziger Fotografin Annie Bertram, deren Arbeiten im Grenzbereich zwischen Traum und Alptraum angesiedelt sind. Wer übrigens Gastgeberin der "Blood"-Party ist? Dahlia Schweitzer natürlich, Kreuzberger Elektro-Burlesk-Ikone und ebenfalls Exil-New Yorker Weltbürgerin. 

Strychnin Blood Party: Sage Club, 
Köpenicker Str. 76, Mitte. Tel.: 278 98 30. 
Heute, 22 Uhr. 
Strychnin Gallery, Boxhagenerstr. 36, Friedrichshain. 
Tel.: 0177/865 45 46. 
www.strychnin.com

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Komische Comics

Komische Comics 
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Strychnin Gallery 
Boxhagener Straße 36, 
Friedrichshain 
www.strychnin.com
 

Kunst wird immer wieder neu definiert und bringt so erstaunliche Spielarten hervor. Die neueste Strömung nennt sich „LowBrowe”. Diese leicht düstere und sehr unkonventionelle Spielart steckt in Deutschland noch in den Kinderschuhen, ist in Übersee aber bereits eine große Sache. Um eine Brücke zwischen dem Big Apple und Berlin zu schlagen, gründete Yasha Young die Strychnin Gallery, in der sie ein Forum für „LowBrowe”-Künstler geschaffen hat. Derzeit ist die Ausstellung „Nachtschattengewächse” zu bewundern, in der man Bilder sehen kann, die sehr an Comic-Zeichnungen erinnern, allerdings einen ganz eigenen Stil haben. In den kommenden Monaten werden mehrere, in Amerika bereits gefeierte Künstler, Bilder und Skulpturen bei Strychnin zeigen: Paul Booth ein Spitzentättowierer, Zeichner David Stoupakis der ein Korn CD-Cover zu verantworten hat und David Vicente der schon auf dem Cover des Rolling Stone zu finden war. Die Kunst zeigt endlich mal wieder ein bisschen mehr Rock´n´Roll Attitüde!

Das hermetische Café

This article on the Fusion 5 Festival was published in the one and only Indie Mag from Austria. aNACHTSCHATTENGEWÄCHSE 

Sometimes I wonder 
What goes on in your mind, 
Always silent and kind 
Unlike the others 
Fuck the mothers kill the others 
Fuck the others kill the mothers 
I'll put it out of my mind because 
I'm out of my mind with you 
In heaven and hell with you
 
(Siouxsie and the Banshees, Nightshift) 

Berlin besuche ich nicht, ohne einen Koffer voll Erinnerung dort zu lassen (oder das letzte Hemd). Am Dienstag gab es die erste Vernissage in den neuen Räumen der Strychnin Galerie. Yasha Young hatte geladen und präsentierte eine illustre Auswahl von Künstlern des Bittersüßen: Elizabeth McGrath, Großmeisterin der bizarren Puppenstube, Misery, subversive Botschafterin der bittermandeligen Melancholie der Ausgestoßenen, Mateo, kalifornischer Trickster der Low-brow Art, Laura Satana, Pop-art Voodoo-Tattooistin, und andere zeigen Variationen des Morbiden, Entrückten, Skurrilen und Grotesken, daß man denkt, man sei im Wohnzimmer von Tim Burton gelandet. 

Die erweiterten Galerieräume in der Boxhagener Str. bieten endlich großzügigen Platz für böse, kleine Kunst. Grause Gemälde und grimme Skulpturen, wohl dem, der sich diese Nacht noch schützend flüchten kann. Absinthverstürzte Gedankenwelten, grimassenschneidende Enfants terribles, schrecklich schröcklich und immer am Herzen reibend, wie eine kalte Hand voll Sandpapier. 

Puppen, nachtmahrige Augensterne und Bilder mit der sanften Melancholie eines vergessenen bunten Balls auf einem verregneten Kinderspielplatz. Man sollte nicht allein dorthin gehen, besser Hand in Hand. Und mit der anderen Hand: Steckt Geld ein. Denn Kunst kann man auch kaufen! 

Nachtschattengewächs noch bis zum 10. März in der Strychnin Galerie, Berlin.