"Speaking about his studio, Neo Rauch has commented that 'it is necessary to enter this place in a state of psychological and physical ventilation.' One might adopt the same mindset when approaching his paintings, entangled as they can be in the dank and heavy meshes of inexpressible histories. One aerated mode of entry might be through his drawings, here granted their first extensive American exhibition, in collaboration with the Des Moines Art Center."
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Neo Rauch: Propaganda opens at David Zwirner in Hong Kong on March 26, 2019.
Image: Neo Rauch, Der Stammbaum, 2017 (detail)