Crossing Over

Solo Show by John Stezaker
Posted by Gestalten—07/2013

Capitain Petzel Berlin currently showcases more than 40 new collages and three films by British artist John Stezaker. The basic technique of "crossing-over" is what Stezaker has already focussed on in his early collages. He bridges the gaps between non-related elements through his works, forming a sharp cut and nonetheless absurd unity.

In the exhibition Crossing Over, Stezaker succeeds in constrasting his work on paper with the non-resting images in his videos while exposing the quality of physical images versus the ephemeral appearance of motion images.

Our soon to be released book The Age of Collage presents pieces from Stezaker's Mask and Marriage series, together with the work of other outstandig contemporary collagists. The book takes an insightful behind-the-scenes look at the artists who work with an interdisciplinary and cross-media approach, exploring elements of abstraction, Contructivism, Surrealism, and Dadaism.

The Age of Collage

Posted by Gestalten—09/2014
Spontaneous, irreverent, and personal, collage fits more perfectly into our current world than almost any other artistic technique.
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Craft Beer Portraits n°2: Heidenpeters

In our second excerpt from Barley & Hops: The Craft Beer Book, we meet an artist-turned-brewer from Berlin.
Posted by Gestalten—09/2014

"You need only three knives for nearly everything you do in the kitchen"

A particularly sharp interview with Tomer Botner, founder of Florentine Kitchen Knives.
Posted by Gestalten—09/2014

Craft Beer Portraits n°1: Brewers & Union

To celebrate the launch of Barley & Hops: The Craft Beer Book, we're introducing some of the most interesting breweries from all over the world.
Posted by Gestalten—09/2014

Barley & Hops—The Craft Beer Book

May the Craft Be With You
Posted by Angie—09/2014

The Craft and the Makers featured on Best Design Books.

The Craft and the Makers on Globemakers.

The Craft and the Makers recommended on Boca do Lobo.

The Outsiders reviewed in the September-October 2014 issue of Salt Magazine.

Barley & Hops featured on Lost in a Supermarket.

Barley & Hops on Selectism.

Das Craft-Bier Buch recommended on Heldth.

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