In his essay "Dispersion", Seth Price asks for an Art Degree Zero, categorically ambiguous. The exhibition "Sur le feu" at Académie des Beaux Arts, Paris, comes close. Through its focus on practice, the exhibition asks what do we ask from an art exhibition today.
"Tutti Frutti. A new harvest on the classics" is what the name promises: an experimental, juicy reinterpretation of the fruit still life. The exhibition combines the 15th century with the contemporary, and religious with conceptual gestures.
Darkness, death, luxury, and light. Skulls, pomegranates, skeletons, ad lobsters: Miquel Barceló offers a new interpretation of the still life. Images between ecstasy and decay.
Once more, Galerie Thomas Schulte transforms its gallery space through two impressive installations. And presents a simple understanding of beauty.
Venice Diaries, Episode III: As much as a retrospective, the exhibition 'Ewa Kuryluk. I, White Kangaroo' is an intellectual interrogation, artistic investigation, art historical puzzle piece, and an affirmation to play.
“Vivian Maier. Streetqueen” at Werkstattgalerie Noack gives an astonishing overview about the photographer’s oeuvre. The images unite aesthetics and documentation, social and fashion photography, life and still life, or time study and art history. With an eye for the bizarre, and a love for the subject.
Anne Speier's exhibition "Dienstag bis Sonntag" [Tuesday to Sunday] encompasses centuries. Her paintings invite an equally visual and theoretical reflection. In this, they are extra-ordinary in their respect.