Musician and singer Byron Deloatch brings the adventurous spirit of Jean-Michel Basquiat back to life in the CROWN CLUB. In a conversation with SCHIRN MAG, he explains his links with the artist from his childhood...
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“Power to the People” is a slogan that reverberates time and again, used by civil rights movements all over the world.
New York/New Wave: The legendary exhibition at the P.S.1 opened up the New York art scene to the young Jean-Michel Basquiat in 1981. The SCHIRN has reconstructed the arrangement of his works, true to the original.
Mark Noonan’s documentary film presents a portrait of the renowned architect Kevin Roche. His oeuvre includes some impressive museum buildings.
Disco, Punk, New Wave and noise: The music scene of New York in the 1970s and 1980s was a source of inspiration for Jean-Michel Basquiat – and he himself was part of it.
Outstanding cinematographic art across the sections: The SCHIRN MAG presents a selection of feature films, experimental movies and documentaries of this year's Berlinale, the International Film Festival.
Starting March 21, 2018, the Schirn presents an extensive exhibition on the political art of the present day. It questions phenomena of and potential for political involvement.
New York City Downtown: a melting pot of the arts in the late 1970s and early 1980s. It was here that the Mudd Club opened its doors in 1978 – and became second home to Lower Manhattan’s underground scene.
Gery Georgieva's performative self-presentation contains elements of folklore and pop, tradition and kitsch, body and identity. The Double Feature on February 26 presents three of her works.
SCHIRN MAG on the road in New York: The second part of the journey into Basquiat’s past takes us from an original SAMO© tag to his longtime studio and finally ends at Strand Book Store.
Parties, dancing mania and crisis as the primal state of the entertainment industry: Oliver M. Piecha talks about Frankfurt during the 1920s and how the city was developing a pleasure industry and nightlife all of its...
At the annual digital festival Transmediale at Berlin’s Haus der Kulturen der Welt, discussions focus on the art and society of tomorrow – with the occasional nostalgic reminiscence.
A journey to the past and back to the future: The SCHIRNMAG explores Basquiat’s home turf in New York, from the Green-Wood Cemetery to SoHo, and on to Basquiat’s first apartment and the last SAMO© tag (Part I).
In the second part of the series on film in the Weimar Republic, the SCHIRN MAG presents seven must-see films from this era.
Homeland kitsch and horseplay, cinematographic art and social critique, political leanings of all kinds – in a two-part series, the SCHIRN MAG examines German film in the Weimar Republic.