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Built in 1934, Berlin-Schönefeld was the major civil airport for East Germany after the country was divided. Its brutalist architecture and static signage, recreated here, stands as a permeant reminder of the political and ideological tension of the Cold War, and the changeable nature of society.
2010: 'Berlin,' Horton Gallery, New York, 28 May-10 July
Horton Gallery, New York
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Using Google images, stencils, and paint, artist Daniel Rich (German, b. 1977) translates photographs into paintings of built environments. These detailed and painstakingly-created works explore architecture’s ability to reflect modern political and societal structures. Rich’s paintings have been exhibited at Peter Blum Gallery, New York; Carbon 12, Dubai; and the Mario Diacono Gallery, Boston.