Michael Croissant, Kleiner, 1997, bronze, 17,5 x 11,5 x 4 cm © Dr. Irene Lehr Kunstauktionen GmbH
Michael Croissant (1928 – 2002) was a pioneer of sculpture and a visionary artist and is one of the most important German sculptors of the 20th century. Born on May 7, 1928, in Landau in Rhineland-Palatinate, he developed an independent, geometrically abstracted formal language that continues to leave its mark on Contemporary Art today. Croissant...

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Black Minimalist Abstract Sculpture
What is art at a time when art can be anything? Rotten food in a freezer? Smudged graffiti on a wall? Animals pickled in formaldehyde? Art is subjective. Sure. Everyone perceives something...
White minimalist Table Lamp | Aesence
Talking about the aesthetics of design is a popular topic that can cause a lot of discussion. Sure, one’s own perception is subjective, but good design is primarily about function, right? So...
Sergio Camargo, Untitled, 1979, Carrara marble, 33.5 × 47 × 38 cm, Photo via Galeria Raquel Arnaud
In one of my last columns, I explored the question of what makes minimalist art so controversial and whether it can be too minimalist. This week I would like to elaborate on...

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Curated Exhibitions

26 May – 1 July 2023
Isamu Noguchi on view at White Cube Gallery, London - Isamu Noguchi, Giacometti's Shadow, 1982/84, Bronze plate, 197.5 × 47 × 43.2 cm
Isamu Noguchi “This Earth, This Passage”
White Cube, London
17 May – 30 June 2023
Kim Bartelt, Still, 2023, paper and pastel on linen, 150cm x 120cm © Image Courtesy Cadogan Gallery
Kim Bartelt “Break Easy”
Cadogan Gallery, Milan
13 May – 14 July 14, 2023
Donald Judd, untitled, 1991, Clear anodized aluminum with transparent amber over black acrylic sheets, 25 × 100 × 25 cm, © 2021 Judd Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Donald Judd
Gagosian, New York

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Aesence is a creative studio and digital design magazine with a high curatorial approach. Founded by Sarah Dorweiler, a creative mind and entrepreneur from Berlin, her goal is to capture the feeling of harmony, balance and inner peace in her curatorial work and photography.