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Konstantin Johannes Safiriou. courtesy Artforum Culture Foundation

Konstantin Johannes Safiriou

We remember Konstantin J. Safiriou (1949 – 2020). He was our friend and inspiration.  Konstantin Johannes Safiriou (* 1949), private scholar, author, economic and cultural advisor, died too early, predictably and yet unexpectedly on September 14, 2020. He was a boisterous free spirit, someone who could critically question everything and investigate things underground. Not everyone was familiar with his way of thinking, but those who sought his help and advice appreciated

PROJECTS

ArtExpert is advisor i.a. to: Artforum Culture Foundation GULF PROJECTS. From Dark to Light Winter Stiftung Hamburg Art Thessaloniki pac Private Art Collectors Family offices and particularly to artists, art and cultural foundations, museums and galleries The achievements cover: General concepts and strategies Conception and preparation of exhibitions Advisory for loans from private property to museums Curating exhibitions Scientific analysis and texts Complete services for catalogue production Public relations Fundraising

Auto-portrait of Heinz-Günter Mebusch.

Heinz-Günter Mebusch

We will never forget our friend, the photographer and conceptual artist Heinz-Günter Mebusch (1952 – 2001). Mebusch was a unique combination of a deeply sensitive and empathic person and a visionary artist. On the traditional basis of subjective photography of his teacher Otto Steinert, he created under the brand name The Flying Studios International an extensive photographic work and developed it to an extraordinary multi media body. Respected and worldwide known i.a. through

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

Heinz-Günter Mebusch, Portrait of Janine Kounellis, ArtForum Editions

Jannis Kounellis

On 16th February 2017 our friend, the Greek artist Jannis Kounellis, one of the leading figures of the Arte Povera movement, passed away in Rome’s Villa Mafalda hospital. Born in Piraeus, Greece in 1936, the artist moved to Rome at the age of 20 to study at the Academy of Fine Arts and considered the Eternal City his adopted home, where he continued to live and work. But he still had

John C.B. Moore. (c) Artforum Culture Foundation

John Constantin Brancusi Moore

Our friend, the English artist and photographer John Constantin Brancusi Moore (* 1934), died in his home near Paris in November 2016.   HIs parents, the father of modern sculpture, Constantin Brancusi, and the famous Schumann interpreter Vera Moore, created him as a ‘child of art’. He inherited his father in the passion for photography and art-technology. Never recognised officially by the titan born at Hobita, Gorj County, Moore lived

Wolfgang Siemens

Wolfgang Siemens, a great neo expressionist artist, we have accompanied for several years, died in February 2016. Scion of the famous Siemens-family, he studied with Friedrich Vordemberge and Karl Marx at the Kölner Werkschulen, where he had lectured later on himself. He got widely known by exhibitions at the Kölner Josef-Haubrich Kunsthalle, and further solo exhibitions in NYC, Paris, Morocco. In 1986 he had destroyed his paintings to start again