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The Magic of the Muse

by Parker Tilghman
Wyeth had Helga. Warhol had Edie. Man Ray had Kiki. Godard had Anna. Ann Demeulemeester has Patti and Collier Schorr has Jens. There is nothing quite like the perfect muse and it’s captivating to think of the power and presence a person must possess to be able to inspire some of the most gifted artists in history. It’s complex, this relationship between artist and muse. It is at once evocative and revealing, exposing the soul of the artist in such a way that an artwork’s emotional connection is almost palpable. Danny Keith’s premiere exhibition at Wentrup Gallery, Black Feathers and Sequins, exem... [more]
Posted by Parker Tilghman on 11/12/12
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Michael Kalki

‘You're painting a shoe; you start painting the sole, and it turns into a moon; you start painting the moon and it turns into a piece of bread.' (Philip Guston)Michael Kalki’s painting, which has developed from the surreal-figurative through a quasi-abstract pointillist phase to apparent abstraction, has always been inspired by the psychology of memory. Kalki is particularly interested in the methods for storing, processing, and making accessible memories, and the potential of producing something new. If we were to conceive of the computer, which processes information in a similar systemati... [more]
Posted by ArtSlant Team on 2/1/11
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Timm Ulrichs

Timm Ulrichs (born in 1940) is considered one of the most influential German conceptual and action artists. He writes concrete poetry, makes performance art, and works as a sculptor. For his work, Timm Ulrichs has received numerous international prizes, but in a conscious gesture of rejection, he withdrew from the art market. Even though his early performances and happenings have art historical significance in terms of determining an avant-garde art after 1960, his entire oeuvre is often only known to insiders. As an artist’s artist, Timm Ulrichs is widely respected.Ulrichs has been... [more]
Posted by ArtSlant Team on 7/19/10
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Video of the Performance on Hobnox.tv

From Hobnox.TV--- http://tv.hobnox.com/#/en/CLTR-CTRL/Arteque/u7ney [more]
Posted by Natalie Hegert on 4/7/09
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Paris Artists in Berlin

by E-Slant Team
Im Rahmen von Paris-Berlin präsentiert die Galerie kamel mennour 5 ihrer Künstler in der Galerie Jan Wentrup. Christine Rebet zeigt eine Installation, inspiriert vom Großbrand Anfang des 20. Jahrhunderts, der den Erlebnispark auf Coney Island, New York zerstörte. Der 16mm Film „Tell me about your dream" zeigt die unwahrscheinliche Diskussion zwischen einem Tiger als Psychoanalytiker und seiner jungen Patientin. Zusätzlich wird eine Auswahl an Zeichnungen aus der Serie „Tiger escape", dem fiktiven Casting des verschwundenen oder imaginären Dekors des Dramas gezeigt. Von Camille Henrot wird der Fil... [more]
Posted by E-Slant Team on 1/11/09