What will the gallery of the future look like? I was in Berlin visiting the gallery EIGEN + ART to ask this and other questions. Awaiting you are various perspectives from two generations with Gerd Harry “Judy” Lybke, founder and owner of the gallery and the pioneering figure behind the Leipzig School, as well as Marie Gerbaulet, director of the LAB.
This is my selection of the most post-internet-artsy (I don’t care if you call the term outdated unless you give me a better word ;), instagrammable artworks out there. Meaning lots of transparent textures, shiny surfaces and colorful appearances. My goal is pure overload. Artificial? Maybe. But enjoyable, for sure.
From the importance of regions, the zeitgeist in the Rhineland, to a new range of collectors and the question as to how, where and with whom galleries should be communicating today – all that in my extensive interview with the gallery owner and spokesman of the Cologne Galleries and co-organizer of the DC Open: Thomas Rehbein in Cologne.
Greenery everywhere, long paths, a garden in winter. Leif Trenkler is one of the pioneers of New Figuration in Germany, attended the Städel Academy as well as the Düsseldorf Art Academy and cultivates an attentiveness to his surroundings. As we talk together, Trenkler repeatedly plays pleasant pieces by Satie, Debussy or J.S. Bach’s music for the lute.
A well-balanced presentation of established artists in an easygoing-upscale location, the unique focus on Eastern European galleries, Vienna as a surprisingly relevant location and top-notch artworks ranging from fresh discoveries to international big names ... in short: viennacontemporary 2017!
Gigantic canvases, worked primarily with the velvety colorfulness of egg tempera, and splendid ornamental textures between man and nature, between the past and the fleeting moments of the present – all this can only approximately describe the work of Miriam Vlaming. She is not only one of the most important representatives of the New Leipzig School and master pupil of Prof. Arno Rink – this well-established artist is also a mother, a partner and a college lecturer.
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