Does Permanence Matter? Ephemeral Urbanism

Does Permanence Matter? Ephemeral Urbanism

We live in the ephemeral era. As Zygmunt Bauman explained in his latest books, the globalization, among other things, had made all liquid and fragile. We are not in the same job until retirement, maybe we don’t have the same couple all of our life, and probably we are not going to live in the same house forever. The exhibition Does Permanence Matter? talks about this question from the perspective of ephemeral urbanism. Architecture and structures that are quickly erected and dismantled are the protagonists of this project. Oktoberfest in Munich, Burning…

Araki. Tokyo

Araki. Tokyo

Consider that the visit to all Die Pinakotheken and the Museum Brandhorst only cost the ridiculous fee of 1 € on Sundays, visit a new exhibition or have time to explore the permanent collections is the best excuse to get out of the sofa on the laziest day of the week. The exhibition Araki. Tokyo about the Japanese photographer Nobuyoshi Araki is a must-see. Araki is known for his erotic pictures and for being a provoking person. This exhibition shows the work Tokyo from 1969 to 1973 with photos of him and…

Free entry to the exhibitions at Haus der Kunst

Free entry to the exhibitions at Haus der Kunst

Money doesn’t need to be a problem to enjoy culture and art. As somebody said once, all the beautiful things are free. Haus der Kunst opens its doors for free every first Thursday of the month from 18 h to 22 h. A good opportunity to visit all the temporary exhibitions or the museum’s archive. Also, you can have guided tours, some of them in English, for just 2 euros. Some of the exhibitions you can visit the Thursday 7th of September are Frank Bowling: Mappa Mundi or Thomas Struth: Figure Ground….

Frank Bowling: Mappa Mundi

Frank Bowling: Mappa Mundi

Born in a Caribbean country may have a big impact on your personality. The bright colors you see in nature, the weather, the life outdoors… All of this are a big stimulus that makes you see the world in a different way of people from western countries.  Frank Bowling is an artist with a long career path, who was born in Guyana, a British colony near Venezuela.  He came to London at age of 19 to study painting at The Slade School, University College London and Royal College of Art. Soon, he stood…

Frucht & Faulheit

Frucht & Faulheit

There is something exciting about an opening. You can imagine what are you going to find, but you always get a surprise. Lothringer13 Halle offers again a new interesting exhibition, this time, showing the works of a bunch of young Brazilian artists. The exhibition Frucht & Faulheit presents the roots of Brazil, exposing the nature and mysticism of this rich land, as opposed to the new capitalism that seems to seize the country. Frucht & Faulheit (Fruit & Laziness) explore the conditions of culture, community, nation, and identity, bringing together so many questions about the…

Peter Lindbergh: From fashion to reality

Peter Lindbergh: From fashion to reality

“The women are more important than the clothes” is a statement that Peter Lindbergh said many years ago. For him, photography is not about products, is about humanity. As a recognized photographer in the fashion world during the 90s, he was in part responsible for the top model’s phenomenon during these years. Kate Moss, Linda Evangelista, Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford or Christy Turlington were some of the models that pose in front of his objective. Black and white photographies composed his works, with an unusual simple beauty, without any tricks,…