Published on the occasion of the exhibition: "Dirk Skreber. Blood Speed", at the Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden - Baden, February 9 - April 13, 2008, and at the Museum Franz Gertsh, Burgdorf, July 4 - October 26, 2008. German artist Dirk Skreber makes formally rigorous paintings and installation works that often convey disaster and doom. This volume collects works from 1999 to present.
Preface by Karola Grässlin, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden and Anita Shah, Museum Franz Gertsch, Burgdorf
"The Man of the House" by Charles Kabold in conversation with Rainer Werner
"Art as Will and Representation. On the Shadows and Abysses of Reality in Dirk Skreber's World of Images" by Fritz Emslander
"Catastrophe in Painting" by Christian Scheideman
"Brooklyn Crash" by Anita Shah