2021 was the second pandemic year. Even though several artistic events took place in real live, others were only virtually visitable. At the same time, other activities arose. In consequence, our review mainly shows the artworks of the month. However, there are some exceptions like an online art fair, a postal exhibition and a video-performance. There was the Bolognese Art City with numerous exhibitions, a catalogue review of a postponed exhibition and the second edition of an artist solidarity project.
With her photo “F’OOT N’OTES (A Rehearsal) #5” Ode de Kort prepared a new performance. The principal protagonists are black wellingtons and a red stockinged leg. Moreover, there are accessories recalling punctuation marks or musical notations. Thereby occurs a rhythm.
The traditional Bolognese art fair ARTEFIERA was this year only online.
And the Museo d’Arte Moderna di Bologna (MAMbo) conceived an analogue exhibition in a special way.
The image was part of the exhibition “Be a Poem”, one of numerous shows during the Bolognese ART CITY 2021. Postponed from January, visitors finally could appreciate a wide range of art shows in reality. We visited 18 of the venues throughout the city.
During the lockdown, Greta Schödl revived an idea from 1978 and created a huge series of inscribed stones. Every “O” of the word “MARMO” is filled with gold leaf so that a certain kind of vibration occurs.
July / August
Once again, we were reminded of the Greek mythology. Angela Hampel reinterpreted the legend of the “Rape of Europe” in a new way. In the painting “Europe and the Bull” the role of the kidnapped princess differs from the traditional narration.
Postponed for nearly a year, the exhibition “Cause & Effect – Graphic Prints in the GDR from the Collection Nowoisky” was inaugurated in the Municipal Museums of Zittau, Germany. The catalogue by Claudia Jansen provides the reader with information about the history of the collection and the significance of art prints in the GDR. Moreover, there are insights about the development of the different art schools and a huge number of illustrations.
Thank you for following us in 2021. We hope you’ll be our guest again in 2022!
HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!