In Double Feature, British artist Beatrice Gibson addresses the value of money. This is followed by an all-but-forgotten pearl of film history by William Greaves.
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Can you simply assign objects new names? In his “word-image paintings” Magritte employed the linguistic theories of Ferdinand de Saussure – and questioned the complex system of language.
René Magritte influenced certain important artists of the post-War period. We search for traces in the works of Jasper Johns, Vija Celmins and Ed Ruscha.
In the past the transmediale in Berlin addressed the future. Today, the present has overtaken the festival.
Richard Gerstl grew up, studied and fought for recognition in Vienna. With his early death, his career ended abruptly before it had even started. This text traces the artist’s life and work in his home town.
Inspired by the actions of the Parisian Surrealists, around the end of the 1920s a Surrealist group also developed in Brussels, centered around René Magritte. Yet the Belgians differentiated themselves from the French in...
A sculpture design by Lena Henke is one of the nominations for the latest artistic installation to adorn New York’s High Line.
The Schirn presents the first retrospective in Germany of the Austrian Painter Richard Gerstl
A conjurer of enigmatic paintings: The SCHIRN presents masterpieces by the surrealist René Magritte.
Kassel, Venice, Münster: In 2017 spectacular large-scale art projects are coinciding like never before. SCHIRN MAGAZINE brings you the most important data and facts.
DOUBLE FEATURE in January presents the artist Eli Cortiñas and her film “Quella che cammina.” Afterwards the film “La Noire de…” by Ousmane Sembène will be shown.
Both Alberto Giacometti and Bruce Nauman closely concern themselves with the dimensions of their sculptures and works. But size cannot always be precisely measured.
Philipp Kaiser is curating the Swiss Pavilion at the Venice Biennale this year. Curator Esther Schlicht spoke to him about the influence of the artist Alberto Giacometti on our present day.