Category: Galleries Museums

Art or Porn?

(Photo Credit: "Michelangelo's David, 1501-1504, Galleria dell'Accademia (Florence)" Jörg Bittner Unna - Own work, CC BY 3.0)

Art or porn? Many media networks and social media networks seem to have a hard time deciding, because they are pandering to a culturally conservative, or more tersely put, stunted, segment of society.

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Exhibition – Magical Dreams III – Poland

(photo: Wieslaw Orlita)

The opening of the “Magical Dreams III” exhibition at Bator Gallery, Poland, was a magical event to participate in.

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Max Ernst Retrospective Exhibition – Albertina Vienna

"Temptation of St. Anthony" Max Ernst

It’s a Tuesday night in Vienna. What to do? Go to the premier opening of the Max Ernst retrospective exhibition in the Albertina, of course. Thanks goes to Celene and Jutta Venosa for making this possible. Otto Rapp and Timea Tallian were also there to gaze, point. Pick the artists!

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Giger Retrospective Exhibition in Hamburg

HR Giger

Tomorrow morning I am travelling from Berlin to Hamburg to attend the opening of the H.R. Giger Retrospective exhibition. I will be there to photograph and video the event for Fantastic Visions.

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To Exhibit or Not to Exhibit, That is the Question

16 suggested points to consider when invited to exhibit your artwork.

16 suggested points to consider when invited to exhibit your artwork.

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Journey to Vienna – The Irresistible Flow of Time

The Irresistible Flow of Time – Galerie 10

Seeing a brilliant opportunity, at very short notice, Amanda Sage organised an exhibition of Fantastic Visionary artists at Galerie 10, “The Irresistible Flow of Time” at Galerie 10.

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Héctor Pineda

In the Colory Gallery

Mexican digital artist Héctor Pineda came to Berlin to meet with the directors of Abnormals Gallery to discuss a possible future exhibition and meet fellow artists.

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Womb of Creation – Temple of Visions

I am very please to announce that I have been invited to exhibit in Los Angeles, at the Temple of Visions exhibition “Womb of Creation”. I am sending two canvases for the show.

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Magistrates – Strychnin Gallery

This is a video I shot and edited of Strychnin Gallery’s opening for the Magistrates exhibition. Magistrates features over 20 internationally renowned artists.

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Dante Exhibition – Viechtach

Non Omnis Moriar - Stephanie Henderson

Non Omnis Moriar – Stephanie Henderson I first met Reinhard Schmid at the Dreamscapes Exhibition in Amsterdam last year. Through our correspondence since then, Reinhard came to invite me down to the opening of the “Dante’s Divine Comedy” exhibition in

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Berlin Visionaries – Galerie III Barmstedt

Time to finally write about exhibition opening in Barmstedt at Galerie III with Anja Brinkmann and Micha Krebs. The show went off nicely with a slew of articles in the local press.

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Tacheles

The future of the legendary Berlin artist collective building Tacheles is in doubt.

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Exhibitions in Germany

After a hiatus it is time to exhibit again. First is a group show with Anja Brinkmann and Micha Krebs just outside of Hamburg. The next will be with the Society for the Art of Imagination. The show is called Sacred Art.

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William Blake Retrospective – Tate Gallery

The Tate Britain is to recreate that William Blake’s first and only exhibition – exactly 200 years after it was staged in 1809 – and will bring together at least nine of the surviving 11 works from the 16 in the original show.

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Alex Grey’s Chapel of Sacred Mirrors Closes Temporarily

The Chapel of Sacred Mirrors (CoSM) in New York will close at the end of this month. While the chapel will close with a New Year’s Eve party, the project will not come to an end.

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Dreamscapes Book and Exhibition – Amsterdam 2008

The new Dreamscape book has been released and I travelled to Amsterdam for the book launch and exhibition. The new Dreamscapes 2009 book represents 52 artists working in imaginary realism from around the world and has 164 pages in full color. As always, the print quality is from the highest level.

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Damien Hirst – The Rijksmuseum – and the Ultimate Bling

Damian Hirst - For the Love of God

I visited the Rijksmuseum to see some of the Old Masters. Much to my surprise and disappointment, I found the entrance dominated by Damien Hirst and a queue.

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Madeline Von Foerster – Waldkammer – Strychnin Gallery Exhibition

Madeline Von Foerster

With much anticipation that I awaited Madeline Von Foerster’s exhibition at Strychnin Gallery in Berlin. Her “Waldkammer” series consists of nine paintings that explore humanity’s often destructive relationship with nature, executed in the manner of the Old Masters.

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Surreal Worlds (Surreale Welten) Exhibition Berlin

I travelled to Charlottenburg in the west of Berlin to see the Surreal Worlds, Scharf-Gerstenberg Collection. The collection is a great surprise and contains many well known names in Surrealism. The collection has exquisite examples of surrealistic art by Max Ernst, Salvador Dali and Rene Magritte, and with works by Odilon Redon, Paul Klee and Jean Dubuffet.

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The Visionary Art Culture Creators Matrix that is the Liminal Village – Boom 2008

Visonary Culture Creators Discussion Panel

The Visionary Culture Creators discussion panel brought together people living all over the world to discuss how Visionary Culture is developing.

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