Archive for the “Exhibitions” Category


Diane Arbus
Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
reviewed by Gary Levinson

Diane Arbus’s work is proof that over the past fifty years, society has made a noticeable change for the better.  Her photos take (more…)

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Langages of Futurism (Sprachen des Futurismus)
Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
reviewed by Gary Levinson

“That looks very futuristic!” my mother might declare in describing an avant-garde object or work of art. With this exclamation, she is almost certainly not referring to (more…)

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Debora Kim
less is more
reviewed by Gary Levinson

Debora Kim in her exhibition less is more presents some of her recent works. These appear at first viewing to be of a certain simplicity: square shapes in various colors, with the beauty lying in the juxtaposition of colors and arrangements. (more…)

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The Master of Flémalle and Rogier van der Weyden (Der Meister von Flémalle und Rogier van der Weyden)
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
reviewed by Jutta Ziegler M. A.

One of the greatest and as yet unresolved mysteries of Early Netherlandish painting is connected with three artists whose works are currently on show at the Frankfurt Städel Museum: Robert Campin (ca. 1375-1444), Rogier van der Weyden (1399/1400-1464) as well as the so-called Master of Flemalle (1365-1444). (more…)

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Expressionism – Prelude to Modernism in Nature
(Expressionismus – Auftakt zur Moderne in der Natur)
Kunsthalle Jesuitenkirche Art Gallery
Aschaffenburg, Germany
reviewed by Jutta Ziegler M. A.

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner’s oil painting “Boy with Bird” from 1918, chosen by the organisers for the poster to announce this exhibition, shows a peasant boy using his hands to shelter and protect what has typically been regarded as a bird, while the surrounding mountain landscape in expressive colours encloses him like an aureola. (more…)

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