Vernissage: 80 Years of Batman

Vernissage: 80 Years of Batman

Batman is more than a superhero, is a myth. Bob Kane created this famous character in May 1939 achieving great success with the first adventure of the dark knight in the comic magazine ‘Detective Comics No. 27’. Since then, the comic had grown and had evolved with new characters, adversaries, and adventures involved. Even films, and of course, merchandise, have been created around his figure. On the occasion of the Comicfestival München, the exhibition 80 Years of Batman at the Amerikahaus takes visitors to the cosmos of Gotham City showing an overview…

Opening: Access for All Sao Paulo’s Architectural Infrastructures

Opening: Access for All Sao Paulo’s Architectural Infrastructures

What is more important, tourism or sustainability for local citizens? The Brazilian city Sao Paulo is a megacity with more than twenty million inhabitants in its Metropolitan area that have complex problems like extreme traffic, air pollution, water shortage, and informal settlements. While the trend in many cities around the world seems to be having an architectural work by a famous architect that can attract tourism, the city of Sao Paulo counts with functional architectural infrastructure that stands for its social sustainability. The exhibition Access for All São Paulo’s Architectural…

El Anatsui and other exhibitions for free at Haus der Kunst

El Anatsui and other exhibitions for free at Haus der Kunst

As usual, the first Thursday of the month is a synonym of art. The Haus der Kunst offers its exhibitions for free, making art approachable for everybody. One of the current exhibitions you can visit is the capsule Popil, showing the works of the Cambodian artist Khvay Samnang, who explores the humanitarian and ecological impacts of globalization and the character of rituals and politics in Southeast Asia. After years of research and investigation, his film works and installations examine the symbolism of the dragon, a cultural icon in Asia, but also a part…

Exhibition: Beastiestylez & Friends

Exhibition: Beastiestylez & Friends

The Munich artist Beastiestylez invites different artists to present their work in this collective street art exhibition. The rendevouz shows a variety of styles and techniques, like abstract painting, graffiti, illustration, pop surrealism, and photorealism. Loomit is a graffiti king, Eazy makes an experimental approach to figurative representation, Lion Fleischmann focuses his work on the marginalized individuals of our society, Gjör Barée creates abstract paintings and mixes the antique pomp with the stylish modernism. Fresh and local art made in Munich with love. Be social!

Exhibition: Christoph Niemann

Exhibition: Christoph Niemann

You can look at the sky and see only clouds, or you can lift your head up and see animals, persons, Gods and all sort of objects. Even by taking a walk on the street you can see pieces that become faces on the subway or trees that say hello. You just need to have some imagination to deconstruct everyday images and create some new. This is what happens to the graphic artist Christoph Niemann. His gaze goes beyond what is established and convert everyday objects in stories adding his…

Adult Female

Adult Female

The programmed obsolescence in the tech world forms part of our daily lives. Nowadays smartphones, computers, televisions, etc. have a date of expiry. And this is the same for humans. We didn’t discover the way of being eternal, and our body will come to an end some day. There is a point in our life when we stop to be young, our health deteriorates a little bit, and we feel more tired and with less energy. This may sound discouraging or depressing, but we can always turn our weaknesses into strengths,…

Exhibition: Kanikuly | 30° im Schatten

Exhibition: Kanikuly | 30° im Schatten

If you don’t know Russian maybe the word “Kanikuly” could be the name of a cartoon, or maybe a little monster, a cat, or a special fruit. But, none of these descriptions match the meaning of it. Are you familiar with the feeling of diving in a pool in a really warm day or looking for the shade during summer? Or the sensation of the sea breeze caressing your skin? I bet you are. The hottest days of the year are the days of holidays, of Dolce Far Niente, sunsets, salt, sea, heat,…

Opening: David Lynch – Magic Man Outside My House

Opening: David Lynch – Magic Man Outside My House

David Lynch is a mystery, a complex human being. His inner world and his creative mind go beyond his dreams to develop artistic ways of expression. He is famous for being the director of the TV series Twin Peaks and for having a peculiar imaginary in his films full of creepy characters, craziness, and things you can’t understand but you feel irremediably attracted to them. That’s what you perceive in films like Lost Highway, Mulholland Drive or Blue Velvet. However, his role as a painter is not as famous as his…

Art: Public Art Munich 2018 – Maria Lind

Art: Public Art Munich 2018 – Maria Lind

Public Art Munich was launched in 2013, and its second edition has been celebrated since April 2018 and will last until July. Curated by Joanna Warszam, the program of this edition will include temporary installations, architectural pop-up interventions, exhibitions and conferences about different subjects. One of the events programmed for the next days is the exhibition My Munich Years by Maria Lind. The opening is taking place the next Saturday 9th of June from 6 pm at Kunstverein München. Maria Lind was the first female director of the Kunstverein München from 2002 to 2004, contributing…

Opening: Raster-Noton White Circle

Opening: Raster-Noton White Circle

Raster-Noton was founded in 1996 as a record label and nowadays has grown to become a platform and a network that covers the overlapping border areas of pop, art, and science, as themselves say. Apart from their main music projects, they are also responsible for publications and installation works, always with an experimental approach. Productions which play with different textures, sounds, images and more. The label celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2016 with a special work of art called the Raster-Noton White Circle. This light and sound installation, which can be visited at…