LAST CALL – DON’T MISS THESE EXHIBITIONS
We wish you all a happy, healthy and successful 2013 and hope you had a fabulous new years eve party! Before we turn to all the upcoming exhibitions we want to make sure you don’t miss the last chance to view these fantastic shows of 2012.
Frankfurt: Thomas Scheibitz – One-Time Pad at the MMK
Until 13 January
Thomas Scheibitz is one of the most important and innovative contemporary German artists. The Museum of Modern Art in Frankfurt is showing the first extensive solo exhibition of his work in Germany. Scheibitz artwork that includes painting, drawing as well as sculpture moves between the abstract and the figurative realm. He is one of few who have managed to develop a truly unique style within traditional media.
Watch an interview with the artist here…
Cologne: David Hockney – A Bigger Picture at Museum Ludwig
Until 3 February
In the past six years David Hockney has dedicated himself to the landscapes of his home East Yorkshire. Each one of the artworks was painted at the site en plein air. Hockney manages to create a homage to landscape painting by reinterpreting the genre in an contemporary and very personal way.
Berlin: One on One at Kunstwerke
Until 20 January
One on One is an exhibition that allows for a very private and personal experience while contemplating the artworks. Each artwork can only be viewed by on person at a time. There is no disturbance or interference nor guidance while the viewer is confronted with his vis-à-vis.
One has to rely on ones own senses and understanding of the seen and experienced.
Hamburg: Matta – Fiktionen at Bucerius Kunstforum
Until 6 January
Roberto Matta belongs to the most important painters of the 20th Century. Initially educated as an architect the Chilean artist was greatly influenced by his peer painters dedicated to Surrealism such as Dalí, Breton and Duchamp. His impressive large scale paintings which he referred to as inscapes picture the artist’s psyche as fictional landscapes.
München: R/evolution on Paper at Alte Pinakothek
Until 20 January
The exhibitons shows drawings from five centuries which are part of the private collection of the Klüser family. The display of works by the old masters as well as the important artists of the 20th and 21st Century gives a good overview of the evolution of the medium throughout history . In addition the exhibition highlights revolutions in drawing that added new perspectives and dimensions to the medium.