Category Art

Composite Landscapes

Montage & Representation: ”Composite Landscapes” explores the practices of photomontage that depict the conceptual, experiential, and temporal dimensions of landscape. > MORE Composite Landscapes: Photomontage and Landscape Architecture Editors:    Charles Waldheim, Andrea Hansen ISBN:    9783775738194 Publisher:    Hatje Cantz Publ. year:    2014 Language:    English Pages:    216 Illustrations:    138 Width x height:    250 x 310 (mm) Binding:   […]

Gerald A. Matt: Artists Talks

Mr Matt in Conversations

Gerald A. Matt conducted, the former head of Kunsthalle Wien, conducted numerous interviews with contemporary artists during his reign. Here’s a collection of 45 long conversations. The fourty-five interviews that follow are a selection from a large number of conversations, which I have conducted with artists in the course of my curatorial and art publishing […]

German Pop at Schirn

Schirn in Frankfurt presents a large-scale exhibition on German Pop Art from the 1960s and 70s. Unlike Anglo-American pop art, German pop art was more overt political and focused on banalities of everyday life. > MORE   German Pop Features:    Hermann Albert, Konrad Klapheck, Reinhold Heller, Vettina von Arnim, Sigmar Polke, Gerhard Richter, Florian Köhler, […]

Nam June Paik - Becoming Robot

Visionary! Nam June Paik – Becoming Robot

Called the founder of video art, Nam June Paik loved TV-sets. He used them in various ways in his installations and later in his robots. The Asia Society in New York has now mounted a large retrospective “Becoming Robot”. > MORE Nam June Paik – Becoming Robot Editors:    Melissa Chiu, Michelle Yun Text by:    Kenzo […]

Urban Theater: New York Art in the 1980s

Urban Theater: New York Art in the 1980s

Vibrant, vital, and discordant, the New York art scene of the 1980s gave rise to some of the contemporary art world’s most recognizable features. The work collected here re-creates the tense energy of a grittier New York. >MORE   Urban Theater: New York Art in the 1980s Text by:    Michael Auping, Andrea Karnes, Alison Hearst, […]

Florine Stettheimer

Dreamy and Posturing: Florine Stettheimer

Fashionable, eccentric, multi-artistic and a poet to boot: Florine Stettheimer was an early modernist painter and set designer. Her works were highly idiosyncratic and portrayed urban life. Although during Florine Stettheimer’s lifetime she was little known outside the circle of New York modernists of which she and her sisters were a part, Stettheimer’s achievements in […]

Marlene Dumas: The Image as Burden

Marlene Dumas: The Image as Burden

“The Image as Burden” is the title of the touring Marlene Dumas exhibition (Stedelijk and Tate Modern) 2014-15. The title is derived from the work The Image as Burden (1993), which refers to the conflict between the painterly gesture and the illusion of the painted image. It is a restrospective and includes paintings as well […]

Fiber: Sculpture 1960-Present

Of Thread and Fiber

“Fiber” is a brilliant survey that examines the evolution of fiber art over the past 40 years. From early pioneers like Shiela Hicks to contemporary artistic practices involving immersive spaces. Featured artists: Magdalena Abakanowicz, Olga de Amaral, Xenobia Bailey, Alexandra Bircken, Jagoda Buić, Alexander da Cunha, Ria van Eyk, Josh Faught, Elsi Giauque, Françoise Grossen, […]

Cy Twombly: The Essential Cy Twombly

A Giant: Cy Twombly

He mastered sculpture, painting, drawing as well as photography – here’s a fantastic survey on the diverse and singular practice of Cy Twombly. Perhaps best know for his gestural brushworks. A must-have in every home – really! Cy Twombly (1928–2011) was born in 1928 in Lexington, Virginia. He studied at the School of the Museum […]

Kurt Beers: 100 Painters of Tomorrow

Rising Stars

Who belongs to the new generation of painters that will push the envelope of the medium further? This new excellent survey has picked 100 exciting emerging artists that might do just that. Selected from an ambitious open call and with more than 100 of the world’s leading art schools invited to participate, the 100 painters […]