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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, […]

Studio Talks Thinking Through Painting

Studio Talks

Contemporary painting theory will not make better paintings, one of the particpants says, but it will help discussions about paintings among the painters. By creating a common language it might even help the non-painters to understand the medium. “Studio Talks” explores new narratives. Through commissioned texts, conversations and studio visits: This new volume is an […]

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 […]

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 […]

Lygia Clark: The Abandonment of Art, 1948-1988

Playful Interactions: Lygia Clark

Participatory and off-beat. The spatial and sensorial art by the late Brazilian artist Lygia Clark finds new audiences. This MoMA exhibition catalogue encompasses works from her entire career spanning from 1948 to 1988. Lygia Clark (1920–1988) trained in Rio de Janeiro and Paris from the late 1940s to the mid-1950s. Clark was at the forefront […]

Leonora Carrington

Dreamscapes: Leonora Carrington

Leonora Carrington is known for her figurative dreamscapes filled with complex narratives informed by her rich interest in mythology, alchemy, fairy tales and the occult. > MORE Leonora Carrington Editor:    Sean Kissane Text by:    Dawn Ades, Giulia Ingarao, Alyce Mahon, Gabriel Weisz Foreword by:    Sarah Glennie ISBN:    9781938922206 Publisher:    IMMA/DAP Publ. year:    2013 Language:    English […]