A twenty-first century Turner. A green Renaissance. Politics and theatre, home and commerce. Past becoming immediate present. The exhibition Avant l’orage (Before The Storm) at Bourse de Commerce – Pinault Collection shows prophetic oeuvres comprising all media, subjects, perspectives, and interpretations.
Tag: Contemporary Art
Malte Bartsch's "Time Machine" (2013 - ongoing) generates testimony and record, paths into past and future, brings together outer spaces and inner times A reflection with Immanuel Kant.
David Salle. Farbe and Feeling
Fragmented limbs and hysterical women, candy on canvas, but with substance. Matisse, marks, and Loriot: David Salle conceiving perfect paintings.
Multimedia, multiform, multi-fun: Christian Marclay
Christian Marclay's exhibition at the Centre Pompidou exhibition is a voyage into film and music history as it is into a very particular artistic mind. Conceptual, graphic, sensual, the works explore the edge(ine)ss of the relation between music and visual art.
Colour & Touch: Ad Minoliti’s Alternative Universes
Ad Minoliti's art explores alternative world approaches. Their practice fuses political activism and modernist critique, painting and puppets, gender-theory and wellbeing awareness. Multi-sensual and multi-color, their works and installations create unfamiliar experiences and offer new perspectives. Playing allowed!
Mona Hatoum: Berlin Retrospective
How to arrive at such a reduced language? Yet so intense. Mona Hatoum investigates geo- and sociopolitical conditions and conflicts, Her retrospective at three Berlin institutions presents her varied and poetic oeuvre.
See a Tree Growing: Giuseppe Penone
Giuseppe Penone has donated 328 works on paper to the collection of the Centre Pompidou. The works show the development of the artist’s ideas, led by the hand, and a feeling for his subject: nature. A life-long experiment, outwards to the material and inwards to the body.
The Longest Whistlegraph Ever
The Whistlegraph trio was founded in 2020 in Ashland, Oregon. "The Longest Whistlegraph Ever (so far)" presents a synthesis of beat, tone, and line – experimental performance at its perfection.
Miquel Barceló: Grisaille
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.
Humorous, perverse, and esthetic: Performance artist Leila Hekmat discusses her exhibition at Haus am Waldsee, previous works, her iconography, and inspiration.