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ON THE VALUE OF ART

Numerous levels and its facets explain the value. In any case, a broad and deep access to a work is necessary in order to experience its meaning. This is a difficult process about previous knowledge, prejudices, monetary valuations, own experiences and worldviews. Apart from the financial aspect, the value of a work of art goes beyond the work itself. At best, it renews the view of life and leads to

Giovanni Francesco Penni, master drawing. Artexpert

ART IN TIMES OF CORONA

Hearing and reading the bad news in these days – we have problems to imagine, the corona virus pandemic is getting a threat to all human beings. We don’t know what to expect. But we have hope. And ee also have opportunities – thanks to the unselfish help and perseverance of many people who are willing to help and maintain the functioning of society. Solidarity is particularly in demand in such difficult times. With good

ZOLPER’s “DAME”-SCULPTURE – A MUST PROJECT FOR PUBLIC SPACES

For women’s rights and for better social interaction Heinz Zolper once again drew attention to the importance of holistic social life. He gave a clear rejection to dominance outside of a factually and ethically responsible context. Authoritarian claims to power and, in the near future, mechanisms of oppression may have no place in an enlightened world. It is an anachronism, which, however, makes it very clear how bad things are

UP TO NEW HORIZONS

4th Art Thessaloniki International Contemporary Art Fair The 4th Thessaloniki International Contemporary Art Fair is coming soon. The fair will presented galleries from 14 countries and major events, at the HELEXPO Tents 10, 9 and 8, from Thursday 21 to Sunday 24 November 2019. In addition the established institution of the “honored artist of the year” will take part. An extensive parallel program, including speeches, projects, musical events, exhibitions of

DOCUMENTA ARCHIVE KASSEL

Documenta Archive in Kassel presents portrait designs from the series of artists by Heinz Günter Mebusch (1952 -2001) by Joseph Beuys, Wolf Vostell, Meret Oppenheim, Gerhard Richter and many other important artists of the 20th century who had participate at Documenta. Mebusch further developed the subjective photography of his teacher Otto Steinert (1915-1978) and established a new view on art. Mebusch was well-known to over 200 artists of his time