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Alicja Kwade

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What does vanitas look like today?   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Paweł Althamer, Mona Hatoum, Jeppe Hein, James Hopkins, Alicja Kwade, Dieter Roth, Tomas Saraceno, Thomas Schütte, Roman Signer, Daniel Spoerri, Katja Strunz, KEI TAKEMURA, Luca Trevisani, Reijiro Wada at Georg Kolbe Museum June 15th, 2014 - August 31st, 2014
Posted 8/20/14
A human skull rests atop a modest wooden table flanked by a chronometer, books, musical instruments, an earthenware pot, and swathes of silk. Harmen Steenwyck’s Still Life: An Allegory of the Vanities of Human Life (1612-1656) is emblematic of the vanitas genre, most commonly known for its intimate tabletop tableaux alluding to the transient nature of all worldly goods and pursuits. Upon entering Vanitas – Nothing is Forever Anyway at Berlin’s Georg Kolbe Museum, one immediate... [more]
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Germane Mission   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Adel Abidin, Nevin Aladağ, Halil Altindere, Fikret Atay, Maja Bajevic, Rosa Barba, Andrea Faciu & Florin Bobu, Claus Böhmler, Candice Breitz, Jae Eun Choi, Sunah Choi, Braco Dimitrijevic, Maria Eichhorn, Ayşe Erkmen, Johanna Adebäck & Merve Ertufan, Asta Gröting, Mona Hatoum, Pravdoliub Ivanov, Christian Jankowski, Annika Kahrs, Gulsun Karamustafa, Ali Kazma, Kimsooja, Jarosław Kozłowski, Alicja Kwade, Jonas Mekas, Olaf Metzel, Bjørn Nørgaard, Ahmet Ögüt, Sener Özmen, Dan Perjovschi, Sonja Rentsch, Mario Rizzi, Michael Sailstorfer, Anri Sala, Sarkis, Superflex, Cengiz Tekin, Hale Tenger, Rasa Todosijevic, Endre Tót, Thu Van Tran, Rosemarie Trockel, Nasan Tur, Lawrence Weiner, Maaria Wirkkala at Neuer Berliner Kunstverein September 8th, 2013 - November 3rd, 2013
Posted 10/2/13
An unanswered question a day keeps the doctor away or something on those terms. The apple, if you will, of art seems to be the never-ending meditations on its existence, value, and purpose in the form of the unanswered question: What is art? Curator René Block hits us up with this query once again with The Unanswered Question. İskele2, a cooperative exhibition between TANAS and n.b.k. in Berlin. The exhibition serves as a farewell gesture to TANAS, a non-commercial project space, as it clos... [more]
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Musical Paintings   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Delia Brown, Wolfgang Flad, Rodney Graham, Gregor Hildebrandt, Damien Hirst, Alicja Kwade, Jim Lambie, Malcolm McLaren, Jack Pierson, Rob Pruitt, Michael Queenland, Anselm Reyle, Michael Sailstorfer, Andreas Schulze at Aurel Scheibler November 1st, 2008 - December 13th, 2008
Posted 11/23/08
From the man who's perhaps best known for masterminding the pop sensation known as the Sex Pistols--here's Malcolm McLaren at ScheiblerMitte with an exhibit entitled Musical Paintings. Curated by Bernd Wurlitzer, the show also features works by Alicja Kwade, Andreas Schulze, Anselm Reyle, Damien Hirst, Delia Brown, Gregor Hildebrandt, Jack Pierson, Jim Lambie, Michael Queenland, Michael Sailstorfer, Rob Pruitt, Rodney Graham, Wolfgang Flad.   Malcolm McLarenShallow 1-21, 2008Video (DVD)85 minutesEd. 5 + 2 A... [more]
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