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.
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.
Germany’s first ever radio program was broadcast in 1923 with the aim to create a nation of culture. But it didn´t take long before it´s potential as propaganda tool was realized.
Life-Artist, forerunner of the internet generation, ultimately: a contemporary. Jean-Michel Basquiat’s oeuvre, his life as performance and his humorous play on the cliché-ridden role of the artist appear more current...
A young woman studies at the Bauhaus in Weimar and Dessau and struggles not only for a redefinition of art, but also for self-determination as a woman: In her novel “Blaupause” Theresia Enzensberger brings the 1920s to...
The man with the stiff hat and the thoroughbred woman: in the 1920s Cologne artist Anton Räderscheidt depicted modern isolation and the tense relationship between the sexes.
Is the big cat on display in the museum "real"? What is the gold standard for taxidermy? The SCHIRN MAG explores the work of zoological taxidermists at Senckenberg Museum.
Rarely are movements in art so hard to describe: Dadaism is not just about fooling with and confusing the public, but also about political protest.