Ackermann paints New Building as a package holiday resort spiralling out of control. Destination: doesnâ€™t matter. This exact development could be found anywhere. His warped perspective and candy-coloured banners compose an off-kilter composition, both unsettling and jubilant.
A triumph of marketing over nature, his hard-edged abstraction springs like Poseidonâ€™s gift from the sea: the new universal symbol for â€˜beachâ€™.