June, 2012

ZKM | Center for Art and Media presents Jozef Robakowski. The Handshake

ZKM | Center for Art and Media presents Jozef Robakowski. The Handshake

Engaging in dialog with other artists while at the same time rendering this visible in and through art has been one of the key aspects in Józef Robakowski’s (*1939, Posen) oeuvre from the 1960s. With this as its point of departure, the exhibition covers, above all, the wealth of Robakowski’s ideas and methods in his […]

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The ZKM | Media Museum presents Dieter Meier. Works 1969–2011 and the YELLO Years

The ZKM | Media Museum presents the work of Dieter Meier, the multi-talented artist from Zurich, as well as his activity as director of film and video-clips. Meier’s artistic origins are characterized by radical and absurd-humorous situations, which have inspired him time and time again to direct confrontations with passers-by in public squares: In the […]

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ZKM | Media Museum presents Sound Art. Sound as a Medium of Art

ZKM | Media Museum presents Sound Art. Sound as a Medium of Art

The exhibition “Sound Art. Sound as a Medium of Art” presents for the first time the development of sound art in the 21th century at the ZKM | Media Museum and in a public space. From Futurism to Fluxus, through to Twitter sonifications, the ZKM charts the history of Sound Art during the 20th century. […]

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ZKM | Center for Art and Media presents the name is BURROUGHS exhibition

Works as “Naked Lunch” or “The Soft Machine” are what made William S. Burroughs (1914-1997) world famous as an author. Far less known, by contrast, is that Burroughs, as a cross-media artist, also produced a comprehensive, varied body of work that no less experiments with audio tape, film and photography as it does with painting […]

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Stadel Museum opens Painting in Photography. Strategies of Appropriation

Stadel Museum opens Painting in Photography. Strategies of Appropriation

The Stadel Museum presents Painting in Photography. Strategies of Appropriation, an exhibition on view From 27 June to 23 September 2012. Richard Hamilton (1922–2011), Eight-Self-Portraits (Detail), 1994. Thermal dye sublimation prints, 40 x 35 cm. DZ BANK Kunstsammlung© VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2012. The comprehensive presentation will highlight the influence of painting on the imagery produced […]

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Art Institute of Chicago wins George Wittenborn Memorial Book Award

The Art Institute of Chicago has won the 2011 George Wittenborn Memorial Book Award for the landmark exhibition catalogue Windows on the War: Soviet TASS Posters at Home and Abroad, 1941–1945. The award was presented on March 31, 2012, during the annual conference of the Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) in Toronto, Canada. […]

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Minneapolis Institute of Arts announces Lively Edo exhibition

Minneapolis Institute of Arts announces Lively Edo exhibition

The Minneapolis Institute of Arts presents Lively Edo, an exhibition on view June 30 – October 28, 2012. Edo (literally, “bay entrance”) was a small fishing village when Tokugawa Ieyasu (1542-1616) established his shogunal headquarters there in 1603. By the 1720s, it had grown into one of the world’s largest cities, with a population of […]

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