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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)

2020 revisited

  The year 2020 was also in the cultural sector very different from all the other years. After a traditional start in January and February, exhibitions, art fairs and many other art events had been postponed, cancelled or relocated into the virtual space. Still, there were some real exhibitions. Moreover, we presented artist books and… (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)

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)

Artwork of the month / October 2017

Thyra Schmidt: Zwei Freunde verlassen den Raum und gehen in getrennte Richtungen Two friends leave the room and walk in different directions 두 친구가 그 방을 떠난다. 그리고 다른 길로 걸어간다 (translated into Korean by Kyung-Ah Cho) 120 cm x 1150 cm 2017 Textile banner     “Two friends leave the room and walk in… (read more)

2015 revisited

  Due to our moving to Italy, we only restarted our activities in January 2015. With this the focus is not only on art in public space, but changed more to report on exhibitions and presentation of international artists via the artwork of the month. First we published only on our Facebook website. However, since… (read more)

ArtworkS of the month

For the launch of our new website and for all people who haven’t followed us on Facebook: Here are our first five artworks of the month with their texts in one album. Artists: Gloria Li Mir, Kirsten Klöckner, Margaret Michel, Véronique Champollion and Thyra Schmidt. Find a new artwork of the month in September, here… (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)

Interview: Thyra Schmidt – I just can’t be nowhere

The exhibition “I can’t just be nowhere” by the German artist Thyra Schmidt had been shown for six weeks (09/18 – 11/01/2009) in the public space of Oslo, Norway. The large scale photos and text works on the house fronts of the city districts Oslo sentrum, Grøland and Grünerlokka had a very private character. Due… (read more)