Though prolific as a painter, sculptor, musician and writer, the posters created by Kippenberger throughout his career form a significant body of work. Normally created as screen prints or lithographs in standard advertisement sizes, they were used to promote a wide variety of events from art exhibitions to upcoming parties. From Kippenberger began to group his posters into folios, though these were united more by date than by similarity of style or function.
The German artist Martin Kippenberger, who died inis being celebrated with three New York shows. The most interesting is an exhibit of self-portraits, in various mediums, at Luhring Augustine Gallery. He was a terrific prankster and most of these self- portraits are intended to be funny.
The painting The problem perspective. You are not the problem, it's the problem maker in your head includes the text "You are not the problem it's the problem maker in your head" painted in large letters on its surface. This essay's title The Looking For Freedom Tour is taken from a Kippenberger painting in which this text is painted in large red letters across the work.
Today is the 40th birthday of one our favourite, one of the best, and one of the longest running: SO36 club in Berlin. Berlin as a city itself has always been a hotbed for underground culture. Post-war and walled, the division that became West Berlin was cut off and deprived of much.
A strange mix of political exceptionalism and wide-open nights fired a unique generation of artists. THE s are undergoing a revival in Germany. New-wave looks, garish party outfits, sequined glam mini-dresses and geometrical prints in neon were highlights of Berlin's Fashion Week in July.
The whole network is important. Koether, like all good apostles, visualised the gospel according to Kippenberger by placing a braced screen with a painting attached in the centre of Reena Spauling where two levels of the gallery floor meet. By stepping away from the wall Joselit suggests painting begins to acknowledge that the wall is just not enough in this digital age of hyperlinks and multitudinous networks.
With 90 works by altogether twenty-seven artists, the show will illuminate the novel, disconcerting and enormously dynamic approach to figurative painting that developed in the s almost simultaneously in Berlin, Hamburg and the Rhineland. The artists who turned the art world topsy-turvy with unbridled intensity and a fast painterly tempo in the years around produced figurative paintings that ventured a critical examination of the tradition of painting, the post-war avant-gardes and their own immediate present. They drew their themes primarily from their surroundings.
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Hundreds of thousands of people from New York to San Francisco marched to celebrate gay pride, honor those killed in the Florida gay nightclub massacre, and promote tolerance. Police forces used tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse the crowds. Police on Sunday rounded up several activists in Istanbul who assembled on a main pedestrian street to issue a statement in honor of gay rights and to denounce the ban.