Retrospective Martin Kippenberger Bundeskunsthalle Bonn

Martin Kippenberger had apparently been a fighter for the freedom of art, and he had taken great care not to make false friends, according to Kia Vahland in her major review in the Süddeutsche Zeitung on 2/3 November 2019. Just how unbitter and silly such a celebration of artistic freedom might look is demonstrated by the retrospective at Bundeskunsthalle in Bonn. Fortunately, our present is close enough to the 20th century that the outrageous lightness of Martin Kippenberger’s art, with which he negotiated questions of meaning, can still inspire and motivate us.

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  • February 4, 2017
    Save the date

    Maria Brunner is present!

    The wonderfull book of MARIA BRUNNER, which we have published at January with her real painting, will be presented with works on display from Saturday, 4th February 2017, at noon on, in the Thoman gallery, 1010 Vienna, Seilerstätte 7.

    Exhibition Galerie Thoman, Wien, 4.2. – 31.5.2017
    (www.galeriethoman.com)

  • January 22, 2017
    Exhibition

    A simple truth!

    That’s what Claudia Ihlefeld sees in her review depending the show of the Dutch conceptual working artist at the daily HEILBRONNER STIMME. Jan van der Ploeg is working in the tradition of De Stijl since years with his wall paintings and his canvases. Finally he could sign the sentence: You only get what you see! Jan von der Ploeg has in this jubilee year of De Stijl nearly 20 exhibitions and long before he installed a wall painting at Mercedes Benz Museums in Stuttgart. But the artist draws a line: design has a function, his art work is autonomous.

    Exhibition at Kunstverein Heilbronn: 20/1–26/2/2017
    (guided tour with Jan van der Ploeg: 26/2/2017, 4 pm!;
    www.kunstverein-heilbronn.de/ausstellungen/aktuell)

  • October 14, 2016
    Upcoming

    In many big museums of the world and at the most important independent film festivlas the films of Sebastián Díaz Morales had been shown, now the Museum für Gegenwartskunst in Siegen presents them for the first time in Germany (14th October 2016–19th February 2017). On our backlist since a year available is the most extensive book about the work of the Argentine film artist.

  • October 3, 2016
    Exhibition

    In a big rush of visitors the show of the legendary Viehof Collection was opened at Friday 30th of September by Olaf Scholz the First Mayor of Hamburg at the Deichtorhallen Hamburg and the Falkenberg Collection in Hamburg-Harburg. The exhibition of 600 works of 75 of the most important artists of the world assembles a part of the Speck and the total Rhinegold collection, which is an absolute highlight of the exhibition season this Fall.

  • October 1, 2016
    News

    The Woman Rides and the Horse Goes on Foet, this was the title of the 2008 exhbition of MEUSER at the Kunsthalle Dusseldorf. Now the biggest German art magazine BLAU dedicates to the artist a review of 14 coloured pages. MEUSER is highly appriciated by colleagues as Andreas Gursky or Anselm Reyle as artist’s artist, Franz West and Martin Kippenberger perpertuated him in her works. We still have available the most comprehensive book about the work of the artist!

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