StadtGlück 2020

A few images of the show this past fall with Frauke Bohge at the Kunsthalle Brennabor in Brandenburg an der Havel. Photos by Marcus Schneider.

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StadtGlück

Large selection of paintings dedicated to Berlin as well as urban areas in Italy and the US. Opens Septembr 18 at the Kunsthalle Brennabor in Brandenburg an der Havel. For more information and upcoming event dates click here.

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Stadt & Land

Showing a selection of smaller paintings inspired by city scenes in Berlin, the US, and Italy at Galerie Gondwana. Galerie Gondwana, Schöneberg, Berlin

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Berlin 20/20 100 Jahre

Three of my paintings are currently on view at “Berlin 20/20, 100 Jahre” at Schöler Berlin, Kunsthaus für Alles. A show dedicated to the many aspects of this unique city as seen by both emerging and established Berlin based artists through drawing, print media, photography, painting, sculpture, video, and installations. Open Wednesday through Saturday, 14-19 […]

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About Places and Colors in the City

An Excerpt from a Correspondence between myself and Dr. Birgit Szepanski, Berlin, June 2020 What I’ve noticed about Berlin is that people find often very creative ways to assert and protect their individuality, These can be temporary, such as in a photo booth, or the moments spent arranging one’s belongings while waiting at a bus […]

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Berlin Mitte and Beyond

I recently completed a large panorama of Berlin Mitte, looking east towards Friedrichstrasse Bahnhof from a visit to the top of the Reichstag after I had just moved to Berlin. Painting this I can clearly remember the uncertainty I felt as a newcomer to a city I had never imagined living in. I felt overwhelmed […]

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The Fourth Wall – Die Vierte Wand

During the lockdown, I set up an easel in my kitchen and painted small paintings of the view from my window. My window faces a modern Plattenbau of apartments, and looks east down the wide avenue of Karl Marx Allee. Before the lockdown, every morning, I’d watch people heading west, biking to work, bringing their […]

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Being There

Thrilled to post this critique of my work by one of my former professors: Jeanine Coupe Ryding  Adjunct Associate Professor School of the Art Institute of Chicago Caty Forden’s recent paintings focus on modern Berlin. We see rectangular structures that loom in the city scape, factories turned into condos, the spaces around them such as […]

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I Colori della Luce

Very happy to share that my work has been featured in the Italian online magazine Hestetika. Check it out at: https://www.hestetika.it/caty-forden-i-colori-della-luce/

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