Exhibition visitors peer at Siegfried Zademack’s artowrk. It was the a last minute snap decision to travel from Berlin to the Rheinland Pfalz, the opposite end of the Germany. I wanted to attend the Art Imaginär exhibition to see some…
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…
The Sacred Art exhibition, organized by the Society for the Art of Imagination, has opened in Bavaria. Included in the group show, is my painting “Manifest”.
After attending the exhibition openings for my recent exhibitions at Galerie III in Barmstedt, I stopped off in Hamburg to visit fellow visionary artist, Dennis Konstantin.
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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.
Shoji Tanaka and Michel de Saint Ouen London based Society for the Art of Imagination (AOI) have twinned with International Fantastic Art Association (IFAA) which is based in Japan. As a first step all members of IFAA and AOI will…
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.
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.
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.
My friend Satoshi Sakamoto was recently interviewed on Lila.org by Daniel Mirante.
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.
The most entertaining story was how one of Madeline Von Foerster’s artworks, “Amazon Cabinet” was held by customs in Frankfurt Germany, because they thought that it was an Old Master’s artwork and not painted by a living 36 year old American artist.
Zuvaya Studios is a project that Daniel Mirante co-initiated as a collaborative studio and exhibition space in a derelict industrial quater of Lewes, UK. The project aims to support the unfolding of talent in established and emerging visionary artists and to strengthen the visionary art current within the UK. Guest artists have included Luke Brown and Jarah Tree.
Boom Festival 2008 is shaping up to be a very potent mix for Visionary arts. The epicentre for this can be found at the Liminal Village where a number of events and activities will take place. I’m looking forward to attending the festival for a number or reasons.
I’m off to the Boom Festival next August in Portugal to exhibit with other Visionary artists. This August 3-9th. marks the 6th. incarnation of the Boom Festival, a massive global trance culture gathering. For the third time at the Boom Festival, the Liminal Village returns presenting the Vision Gallery.
I am very pleased to announce my inclusion in the exhibition: Fantasmus Presents the Society for the Art of Imagination, 13th July – 30th August. I will be exhibiting my artwork titled “Manifest”.
To our good fortune, the IFAA exhibition had been planned to coincide with the cherry blossom season. The exhibition was situated in one of the popular quarters of Kyoto at the Dohjidai Gallery.
The day draws near when I fly to Japan with Luigi La Sparenza and Anja Brinkmann, where Luigi and I will be participating in the International Fantastic Art Association annual group exhibition. I feel honoured that the director Shoji Tanaka has extended this wonderful invitation to us.
I spent a hectic but thoroughly enjoyable time in Vienna over December, staying with my good friend and colleague Amanda Sage (www.amandasage.com). She was very gracious to allow me the use of her studio, and so for the first time…