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…

Exhibition: Magic Colors

Exhibition: Magic Colors

What have in common the artists Roman Klonek, Fabian Freese and Jessus Hernandez? Apart from the use of bright colors, they use the “hard edge”, a type of painting in which, abrupt transitions are found between color areas that are often of one unvarying color. By setting two-dimensional color areas next two each other, an imaginary room is created and becomes accessible to the spectator. However, their ideas and artistic approaches are different. The Heitsch Gallery presents the work of these three artists in a collective exhibition called Magic Colors. Roman Klonek…

Opening: Outside by Ute Heim

Opening: Outside by Ute Heim

Outside is the title of the Ute Heim‘s new exhibition. The artist explores diverse artistic techniques to make simple life experiments about concepts like inside, outside, new places, white spots and other space and temporal questions. She asks the public things like “What happens if a person is photographed getting of Google?”. In Outside exhibition, you can see installations, interviews, music and different performances, like one called Waldenbergl about the philosopher HD Thoreau. In this performance, Ute Heim uses a sculpture of the Thoreau hut to investigate what happens when somebody…

Container of Modern Art presents Art Chill

Container of Modern Art presents Art Chill

The Werksviertel Mitte is one of the coolest areas of Munich. Located at Ostbahnhof, there you can experience the Berlin feeling. Some industrial containers reconverted in bars, shops, and galleries with graffitis and street art decorating them form part of this part of the city where also some of the coolest concert venues are placed. One of this containers is CoMa (Container of Modern Art). This week they host the collective exhibition Art Chill, with Simona Andrioletti, Ilan Bachl, Claudio Matthias Bertolini, Anna Pasco Bolta, Veronika Dräxler, Max Fesl, Tine Günther, Theresa…

Opening: Blind Faith

Opening: Blind Faith

Blind Faith: Between the Visceral and the Cognitive in Contemporary Art is the new exhibition at Haus der Kunst. Connecting the concepts of cognitive and visceral, and playing with ideas like religion, faith, veracity and opinion, the exhibition shows the works of 25 artists: Ed Atkins, Kader Attia, Olga Balema, Melanie Bonajo, Mariechen Danz, Cécile B. Evans, Andrea Éva Győri, Benedikt Hipp, Nicholas Hlobo, Marguerite Humeau, KAYA (Kerstin Brätsch and Debo Eilers), Hanne Lippard, Wangechi Mutu, Otobong Nkanga, Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa, Jon Rafman, Mary Reid Kelley, Lili Reynaud-Dewar, Raphael Sbrzesny, Jeremy Shaw, Teresa…

New Forms Of Beauty – Exhibition

New Forms Of Beauty – Exhibition

Functionality is not at odds with good design, quality, and beauty. The artist Stefan Lenhart explores this idea joining forces with other seven artists from Munich, Vienna, and Berlin in the exhibition New Forms Of Beauty. Can be a common object a work of art? Apparently, the answer is yes. iPod Shuffle can be worn as a piece of jewelry or Ingo Maurer’s lamps can be more than light objects. Where is the boundary between art and function? This and other questions are answered in this exhibition, exploring visual art and…