An expedition as a key moment in his artistic development. In the WILDERNESS exhibition the SCHIRN is showing works by Danish artist Per Kirkeby, among others. We set out to follow in his footsteps.
Maria Loboda’s sculptures and installations are mysterious and full of secrets. Now the artist presents new works at SCHIRN.
Urbanization, road building, livestock farming – wherever humans propagate there is at most room for the urban jungle. Consequently, our fascination for untouched nature is all the greater. But where can we still find...
Seductive in gold, bronze and copper. In 2019, the monumental sculptures of the eccentric artist Bruno Gironcoli will come to the SCHIRN. Curator Martina Weinhart visited them in their home in Styria.
Most blank spaces on the map have largely disappeared, an “untouched state of nature” is barely existent. At the same time, the fascination of wilderness returns to art, to which the SCHIRN dedicates a comprehensive...
Wilhelm Kuhnert shaped the concept of Africa in Europe and in the United States more than any other painter of his time. The Schirn presents the first major retrospective on the life and works of the painter.
The army, fitness and the body cult as well as the staging of power are central themes in Neïl Beloufa’s new work, presented at the SCHIRN exhibition “Global Agreement” from August 23 to October 22, 2018.
Curator Ilka Voermann is currently preparing the exhibition “King of the Animals. Wilhelm Kuhnert and the Image of Africa”. Therefore, she travelled to Texas and the Rocky Mountains, to rather unusual locations.
Following the first article on political art, Part II deals with sit-ins, political posters and other forms of protest in art from 1968 until today.
Politically committed art as we know it today would be almost inconceivable were it not for the events that took place around 1968. We too, so we are often told, now find ourselves in a time of upheaval once again. So...