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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 8/21/14
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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In-between Things: Group Exhibition   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Papa Adama, Huma Bhabha, Jimmie Durham, George Osodi, Daniel Spoerri, Clemens von Wedemeyer at Stedelijk Museum (Bureau Amsterdam) June 12th, 2010 - August 8th, 2010
Posted 7/5/10
Postcolonial theory is not for the weak of heart. Indeed, one of my grad school professors told me his Africanists made a habit of expressly avoiding it in their exams, choosing to focus on “less contentious” topics. Its detractors have argued that postcolonial theory is only useful in discussions of art and literature, and accordingly, one place it often rears its misunderstood head is in art exhibitions – generally with varying degrees of insight and confusion. “In-between Things”, a small... [more]
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Ausgezeichnet Zeichnungen   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Gerhard Altenbourg, Dieter Appelt, Frank Badur, Joseph Beuys, Eberhard Blum, Lothar Böhme, Eduardo Chillida, Emil Cimiotti, Carlfriedrich Claus, Anthony Cragg, Willem de Kooning, Tacita Dean, Jim Dine, Arnold Dreyblatt, Hartwig Ebersbach, Bogomir Ecker, Ulrich Erben, Valie Export, Thomas Florschuetz, Jochen Gerz, Bruno Goller, Dieter Goltzsche, Gotthard Graubner, Erich Hauser, Erwin Heerich, Bernhard Heiliger, Karl Horst Hödicke, Rebecca Horn, Alfonso Hüppi, Magdalena Jetelová, Joachim John, Ivan Kafka, Gerhard Kettner, Ronald B. Kitaj, Christina Kubisch, Raimund Kummer, Bernhard Luginbühl, Marwan, Bruce Nauman, Wolfgang Petrick, Hermann Pitz, Markus Raetz, Arnulf Rainer, Bridget Riley, Karin Sander, Hanns Schimansky, Michael Schoenholtz, Emil Schumacher, Richard Serra, K. R. H. Sonderborg, Daniel Spoerri, Klaus Staeck, Walter Stöhrer, Werner Stötzer, Rolf Szymanski, Antoni Tàpies, André Thomkins, Rosemarie Trockel, Günther Uecker, Hans Uhlmann, Micha Ullman, Emilio Vedova, Hans Vent, Dorothee von Windheim, Klaus Wittkugel at Akademie der Künste - Hanseatenweg April 25th, 2009 - July 14th, 2009
Posted 5/3/09
Die Ausstellung der Mitglieder der Sektion Bildende Kunst stellt den gewandelten Begriff von Zeichnung in der gegenwärtigen bildenden Kunst zur Diskussion. Im Vordergrund steht dabei die autonome Funktion des Zeichnens in der künstlerischen Praxis. Neben traditionellen Verfahrensweisen verdeutlichen fotografische und digitale Konzeptionen sowie hybride Mischformen die enorme Spannweite des zeitgenössischen Zeichnungsbegriffs. Ein Teil der Exponate erfüllt die Erwartung, dass Zeichnen eine Sache... [more]
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