GEIST UND FORM: TEN PAINTERS FROM BERLIN: Sofie Bird Møller (Denmark),Valérie Favre (Switzerland),Bernard Frize (France),Maarten Janssen (The Netherlands),Mark Lammert (Germany), Michael Markwick (U.S.A. / The Netherlands),Adriana Molder (Portugal),Katharina Otto (Germany),Jorge Queiroz (Portugal),Thomas Scheibitz (Germany)
“The show, with its diversity in positions, is regarded as an opportunity to investigate and rethink the notion of abstraction in early 21st-century painting. While in the early modern movements abstraction was connected to a specific style and program, if not ideology, in the present it is rather a quality that can be part of various visual languages, both figurative as well as non-figurative.”

Lecture @ Lyon College, October 16, 2013

Artist Lecture: Michael Markwick will be speaking about his paintings over the last 8 years, creative process, and his current working context in Berlin Germany. Time: Wednesday, October 16, 2013 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM Sponsored by the Kresge Gallery Location: LYON BUSINESS & ECONOMICS BUILDING Nucor Auditorium Cultural Events,General Events  

Lecture The University of South Carolina

Artist Lecture: Michael Markwick will be speaking about his paintings over the last 8 years, creative process, and his current working context in Berlin Germany. Michael Markwick is in the US participating in Geist und Form: Ten Painters from Berlin,at the Grunwald Gallery of Art at Indiana University, Bloomington Aug 30 – Oct 11, 2013

Lecture Calvin College

Lecture Michael Markwick @ Calvin College, Grand Rapids Michigan Time and Date: Tuesday, October 1 at 4:00 pm Location: Room 150 (Art History classroom in the Department of Art and Art History)

Lecture The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign

2013  September 28th A+D Visiting Artist Lecture: Michael Markwick @ The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign Friday, September 27, 12pm A+D Room 106 Masters of Fine arts students and BFA’s can sign up for critiques ahead of the talk. Markwick has exhibited extensively, participating in group and solo exhibitions in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, and the USA, including at…

LECTURE: Michael Markwick, September 19th

LECTURE: Geist und Form: Michael Markwick A public guest lecture will be given by artist Michael Markwick at Indiana University Bloomington. September 19th, 2013 (6:00 PM – 7:30 PM) When: September 19, 2013 (6:00 PM – 7:30 PM) Where: Lecture Hall: Chemistry 122 It is in the Chemistry building: enter the chemistry building from the side by the Union. Find…


Sometimes it is painfully clear that a digital journal fails to do justice to the art work it presents. To appreciate Michael Markwick’s paintings and drawings, such as Dark Water, our cover image, one should be able to face them up front. They are immense.

"The Legend of the Shelves"

All artists whose works have been shown in the past 12 years at AUTOCENTER, have been invited to display a new work in the shelves of the former library. This way, “the legend of the shelves” will be a presentation by the “who´s who” of the Berlin art scene and will at the same time, simulate a AUTOCENTER retrospective.

WYE Berlin

An  installation for the Berlin U.S. Embassy event and exhibition bidding farewell to current Cultural Attaché Elizabeth Corwin. 29/6/2012 – 1/7/2012 This installation of recent works by Dutch-American artist Michael Markwick has been made possible by kind support of the Netherlands Mondriaan Fund, in coordination with Public Affairs Section of the Berlin Embassy of the United States and USArtBerlin. Special note of…

‘Nieuwe’ schilderkunst uit Berlijn

‘Nieuwe’ schilderkunst uit Berlijn by Jurriaan Benschop __Nog niet zo lang geleden was schilderkunst uit Berlijn synoniem met Duitse schilderkunst, waarbij grote gebaren en verhalen niet werden geschuwd. Maar in Berlijn laat een nieuwe generatie schilders zich zien, van zeer diverse komaf. Ze beoefent schilderkunst vol vertrouwen, maar op bescheiden formaat. Kunstbeeld bekijkt vier schilders die…