Painting of Cain and Abel by Michael Markwick (2020)

Cain and Abel Cain and Abel is a darker painting than what I recently exhibited in Berlin.  The work can be read as an abstracted narrative painting of fracturing figures in a kind of embrace, or a fight, in a natural setting. And yet, I have been thinking specifically about the story of Cain and […]

Selected writings


2020 exhibition Michael Markwick painting

Solo Exhibition: MICHAEL MARKWICK – Sunshine for a Long Midnight

Michael Markwick – Sunshine for a Long Midnight 11. Juni – 05. September 2020 Soft-Opening: Mittwoch, 10. Juni, 12 – 18 Uhr GALERIE BORN, BerlinPotsdamer Str. 58, 10785 Berlin Di – Sa 11 – 18 Uhr T +49 (0) 30 / 749 20 270, Gallery NOTE: Summer Break / Galerieferien: Mon., 13. Juli – Samstag, 8. […]

Sleeper Rising (2020)

The Patient (2020)

Sleeper Rising (2019)

Man with burning wood and bones (2019)

Birth (2019)

Tree Hugger (2020)

Tree Hugger (2020) by Michael Markwick Related Writings Tree Hugger — “Tree Hugger” shows an abstracted skeletal figure merging with the top of a pine tree that is radiating light. The term “tree hugger ” is often used negatively by the political right to refer to someone who is an environmental activist. It can also […]