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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)

ArtworkS of the Month: The first six of 2021

Before the summer-break, we would like to remind our first six artworks of the month of this year. We had photos, one as preparation for a performance, another reflection on history of photography and one made during a performance. Moreover, there was a collagraphy, an ephemeral installation and a sculpture. These artworks, coming from Belgium,… (read more)

Artwork of the month / February 2021

Düsseldorf Valentina D’Accardi 2020 Photo on Hahnemühle Photo Pearl 310 gr Variable dimensions Valentina D’Accardi’s photograph “Düsseldorf” shows a multi-storey building during sunset. It is an edifice, which might be found in many city peripheries in any European country. By the title, one would assume that the building is to be located in the German… (read more)

Hannes Norberg: 27 – A Voyage into extraordinary Landscapes

The German artist Hannes Norberg travels and explores the world and also collects samples of typography. Graphically modified, enlarged and arranged in space, he photographed the samples in natural light. In September 2020, he designed and published a book with 27 new photographs of these silent conversations of characters on paper. Obviously, the main protagonists… (read more)

Benefit for Artists – Artists supporting Artists

Preview start: 23 November 2020 Sales: 6 – 8 December 2020 www.benefit-for-artists.net Like in numerous other sectors, many artists are strongly affected by the pandemic. Even before the crisis, their living and working conditions were often precarious. Now it is worse and it is time to ease the financial emergency and support solidarity and common… (read more)

Interview: Thomas Neumann – Exact Confidence Limits

Thomas Neumann’s exhibition “Exact Confidence Limits. Photography since 1994” at the Weltkunstzimmer in Düsseldorf recently closed. For those, who missed the show, there are eight video tours through the exhibition online (in German). Additionally, Hatje Cantz Publishers released a deepening book with the same name on the exhibition. It displays most of the works and… (read more)

Thyra Schmidt: Über Diebe und die Liebe. On Thieves and Love.

Already in 2013, Thyra Schmidt created a series of 12 text-posters with the title “Staccato” for the Kunstverein Paderborn. They were presented in the public space on four advertising columns. Subsequently, the artist reedited the same script on 22 typographic sheets. Supplemented by the video “Ouro Preto” (11:28 min), these posters formed the solo exhibition… (read more)

Stay connected – a virtual journey to art

The Corona-crisis has changed our lives a lot. Many countries have limited public activities; several are almost totally shut-down. Schools, universities and shops are closed. This stop of public life, also affects cultural institutions like museums, art spaces and galleries. Many cultural operators defy this standstill and take it as a challenge to enhance their… (read more)

Interview with Lars Breuer: (artist, curator, teacher) “We do believe and have always believed that art has to support art.“

The German artist Lars Breuer is not only painter, but as well curator and teacher. His various activities have also an impact on his artistic work. We questioned him about his experiences and his oeuvre. Astrid Gallinat: In addition to your studies of Fine Arts at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf you graduated in art history and… (read more)

80 years Jürgen Waller. 60 years of art

On June 21st 2019, the German painter, ceramist and object maker Jürgen Waller celebrated his 80th birthday. Nearly a month later, three exhibitions in his adopted hometown opened its doors to honour the long-standing rector of the University of Fine Arts in Bremen. Additionally, the Kunsthalle Bremen opened an anniversary show already on June 4th…. (read more)

Artwork of the month / July 2017

Kompliment (Compliment) Kirsten Klöckner 11 cm x 15 cm 1999 Mirror, engraved Edition: unlimited, numbered, signed If our last artwork of the month by Lourdes de la Riva was ephemeral, the artwork of this month is all but volatile. Nevertheless, it isn’t locatable at a certain place, due to its conception as multiple. Kirsten Klöckner… (read more)

Artwork of the month / June 2015

“Obwohl …” (Although …) Thyra Schmidt 2015 30 x 40 cm (paper size) Artist text Archival Inkjet Print, framed Thyra Schmidt’s latest series “Blaue T-Shirts, Jeans und Turnschuhe” (Blue T-Shirts, Jeans and Trainers), actually shown in an exhibition in Düsseldorf of the same name, presents nine works, all framed prints. There are two photos and… (read more)