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contemporary art / history of art

The 59th Venice Biennale: Impressions

La Biennale di Venezia 59th International Art Exhibition The Milk of Dreams Venice (Giardini and Arsenale) 23 April – 27 November 2022 www.labiennale.org   This year’s Biennale opened officially on April 23rd, nearly one year later than planned due to the pandemic, but one month earlier than usual. Certainly, not only the schedule is particular…. (read more)

Artwork of the Month / April 2022

Patriarche n° 1418 – La gueule cassée (Patriarch n° 1418 – The broken Face) Mad Meg 2020-2021 Indian ink on paper 183 cm x 265 cm The monumental ink drawing “Patriarche n° 1418 – La gueule cassée” (Patriarch n° 1418 – The broken Face) by the French artist Mad Meg shows a humanlike figure in… (read more)

Artwork of the Month / March 2022

Sauve qui peut (la vie) (Save who can (the life)) Séverine Gambier 2016 Ancient porcelain and faience plates, Italian glass paste, pearls, beans, glass flowers, resin and patina on a wooden chair 93 cm x 40 cm x 40 cm The sculpture “Sauve qui peut (la vie)” (Save who can (the life)) by Séverine Gambier,… (read more)

Artwork of the Month / February 2022

Pingyao Irene Kung 2021 Platinum Palladium Print 40 cm x 80 cm on paper 72cm x 112 cm Edition 1 of 25 The black and white photo “Pingyao” by Irene Kung shows a street in the ancient city in China. Due to the well conserved historic buildings dating from the times of the Ming and… (read more)

BOOMing Contemporary Art Show – A Virtual Experience

Meta-Fiera 20 – 23 January 2022, prolonged until 31 January Director: Simona Gavioli Organiser: DOC Creativity Host: Lieu.city https://boomcontemporaryart.com   Actually planned as complement to the second edition of the physical art fair BOOMing, the “meta-fiera” was a kind of preview for the presence show in Bologna, now scheduled from 12th to 15th May 2022…. (read more)

Artwork of the Month / January 2022

Allez viens ! on part en vacances. (Come on! we are going on holiday.) (Series Holidays) Amélie Viale 2014 Print on dibond 60 cm x 90 cm Edition of 8 + 2 P.A. A young woman stands in a deserted marshalling yard. She has an unusual companion: an iron. Pausing on a rail crossing, she… (read more)

2021 revisited

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…. (read more)

Artwork of the month / December 2021

Pickle Factory Tamara Stoffers 2021 Oil on canvas 80 cm x 100 cm The painting “Pickle Factory” by Tamara Stoffers shows three women in a blue tiled room, surrounded by machines. All are wearing red kerchiefs on the head. In the foreground, one woman with a white apron is looking directly to the observer; a… (read more)

Benefit for Artists – The second Round

Preview start: 07 November 2021 Sales: 14 – 28 November 2021 www.benefit-for-artists.net After the success of the last year, the second edition of the project Benefit for Artists is online since November 7th. Initiated during the pandemic by the Düsseldorf based artists Thyra Schmidt and Juergen Staack, in cooperation with TAIFUN Project e.V., the intention… (read more)

Artwork of the Month / November 2021

The Egg Triptych Amandine Urruty 2015 210 cm x 100 cm Graphite on paper With the drawing “The Egg Triptych”, Amandine Urruty takes us on a voyage in her imaginary world, which might be amusing or even scary. In every part of the triptych, there is a main protagonist in a phantasy landscape, surrounded by… (read more)