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On the occasion of the PEACE exhibition, the SCHIRN held a competition for a new PEACE logo. A jury chose these short-listed Top 5 out of 600 participants submitted entries.
Deformed bodies and faces, irreverent themes, kitsch, consumerism and criticism. The paintings that are generally deemed “bad painting” are as diverse as the artists responsible for them.
The Schirn Mag presents 10 Surrealist films, asking what is the genre of Surrealist film itself and showing that there is no uniform definition.
How can “peace” be expressed in a symbol? For the exhibition PEACE the SCHIRN announced a contest to design a new PEACE logo. Independently of one another Paul Müller and Bekata Ozdikmen both submitted a simple blue dot...
From October 6 onwards the SCHIRN will be shining a light on the cultural history of vision with “Diorama. Inventing Illusion”. Artists question staged vision in glass showcases and reconstructed realities. In modern...
Until July 30, artist Lena Henke is presenting an installation in the SCHIRN Rotunda. We asked her about her links with Frankfurt, her life in New York, and the challenges of walk-on sculpture.
Peter Saul’s oeuvre influenced many younger artists, and he is widely considered an “artist’s artist”. New Yorker Erik Parker explains why Saul is not only an extraordinary artist but was a very special teacher, too.
How does peace actually work? The SCHIRN presents with PEACE an exhibition with contemporary art positions to our time´s issue.
Double Feature in May presents the artist Monira Al Qadiri and her films "Abu Athiyya (father of pain)", "Behind the sun" and "Travel prayer". Afterwards the film "Mishima: A life in four chapters" by Paul Schrader will...
A fake smile, a clean suit, hair neatly parted. Peter Saul’s portraits of the US presidents, from Reagan to Trump, are biting and bitterly angry.
The Valencia-based photographers Daniel Rueda und Anna Davis Benet create surreal worlds within the real world – without Photoshop, but with perspective and imagination.
The photographer and Instagrammer Belinda Tellez from Venezuela was enthusiastic about tales like Alice in Wonderland ever since she was a child. Today she tells her own imaginative surreal stories.
After World War II René Magritte became a member of the Communist Party in Belgium and dreamt of world peace. Seen from today’s perspective his relationship towards politics appears incredibly naive.
Few people are aware of the fact that René Magritte was a great amateur film enthusiast and that in his spare time he did a great deal with his cine camera, producing some material that was definitely worth seeing.