Category Archives: Painting

What exactly is cultural heritage (and what isn’t)

One image I remember most vividly from the past decade was the looting and destruction of the Iraq National Museum in Baghdad after the entrance of the US army in spring 2003. See e.g. the Oriental Institute of the University … Continue reading

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Ambiguous Flowers: Imran Qureshi at Deutsche Bank KunstHalle, Berlin

Just before leaving for Florence’s Villa Romana to take part in the “Pas de deux” project of Alya Sebti and Angelika Stepken (, I went to see Imran Qureshi’s exhibition at the Deutsche Bank KunstHalle in Berlin. Imran Qureshi is … Continue reading

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