Sleepless Melville

"The greater the fog, the more it imperils the steamer, and speed is put on though at the hazard of running somebody [...]


  "Now the Handsome Sailor as a signal figure among the crew had naturally enough attracted the captain’s [...]

Boundary of the Sea

    The vertical/horizontal blue line is a physical boundary within the painting, yet it is [...]

Rosemary and Marjoram

  In July 2018, while in Portugal, I went to an 18th century palace to watch a classic play of 1737, The [...]

Demos & Demons

Athens, january 2018. As I walk along the Parthenon, my guide stops to contemplate the horizon with a mixture of pride [...]

Execution Ballet

« Capital Punishment (Palmyra) », a double-sided painting, replicates a contrast that has provoked shock waves [...]

Revolution on the Table

  “At first glance, the picture Revolution on the Table (2011) is merely a painterly reproduction of a [...]

Between Stars And Women

  "The Viennese exhibition was opened by three diptychs depicting women: Zarah Leander at Her Zenith, [...]

Nazi Holidays

    "In Nazi Holidays (2011), Adach made use of a photograph from an album found in Germany a [...]


  "When Adach for the first time visited the Treblinka camp in September 2004, he got lost on his way back [...]


    "The wolf appeared on the cover of the aggressively nationalistic magazine Phalanx (a [...]

Visa de censure (Lost horizon)

  Visa de censure (Lost horizon) presents the active power of this dream-like leaning: an ideal palace of [...]

The Benjaminian Child

  "Adam Adach sends us back to our childhood - when the experience of signs is mixed up with life [...]