Broncia Koller-Pinell is listed as one of Austria’s most important female artists of the turn of the 20th century – but today her name has been almost entirely forgotten.
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In 1900, Emil Orlik went in search of the real Japan. On his journey he learnt an old Japanese printing technique and brought it back to Vienna with him. But he didn’t find what he was looking for.
Every day for more than 40 years cartoonist Frank King told the stories of Walt Wallet and his foundling Skeezix. Through his comic, King became one of the 20th century’s most important documentarists of the American...
The society of fine artists known as the Viennese Secession was founded in 1898, but the Secession building on Vienna’s Naschmarkt continues to host exhibitions of contemporary art even today.
Dream, imagination and illusion: Winsor McCay pushed the boundaries of the comic format, regularly sending his hero Nemo to the end of the world and far beyond. Nemo’s marvelous adventures last until he wakes up from his...
The Viennese Secessionists wanted two things: an exhibition building and a magazine. They got both. Their magazine “Ver Sacrum” was about nothing less than the rejuvenation of art within Austria.
Prof. Bernd Dolle-Weinkauf in interview about the subversive potential of comic strips, the loss of a culture of writing, and the origin of today’s highly popular graphic novels.
Exotic animals, lawn tennis and fashionable dandies make up the world into which the artist Ludwig H. Jungnickel lures his observers. A portrait in SCHIRN MAGAZIN.
It is now a little-known fact that the term “yellow press” comes from a comic, which led to a veritable newspaper battle between the two big American newspaper magnates Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst.
The works of Rudolf Kalvach are peppered with a curious mix of mythology, the grotesque and personal allusions, while a dark shadow hovered menacingly over his life.
Cartoonist Cliff Sterrett sketched the life of the Perkins family for 40 years and became a role model for later generations of cartoonists.
For the July edition of DOUBLE FEATURE, artist Holger Wüst presents his piece “The Social Democratic Way of Thinking. An Image as a Film”. This will be followed by a screening of Chris Marker’s “La jetée”.
One work that influenced Peter Halley’s art more than virtually any other was written by artist, art theorist and educator Josef Albers: “Interaction of Color”. In spite of Op Art inflation, the book has lost little of...
Gender issues bring new aspects of art history to light – and are a firm part of the SCHIRN program. An overview of art and LGBTIQ on the occasion of the CSD in Frankfurt.
There has always been a lingering prejudice that comics are only for children and the uneducated, but the readers of George Herriman’s comics included US President Woodrow Wilson and Pablo Picasso.