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SZPILMAN AWARD | Call for entries

The SZPILMAN AWARD is awarded to works that exist only for a moment or a short period of time. The purpose of the award is to promote such works whose forms consist of ephemeral situations.

Everyone can apply. Worldwide!
There is no participation fee.
Closing date: September 30, 2013 (postmark) Continue Reading →

Olympus OM-D: Photography Playground Berlin

From 26 April until 24 May 2013 the Opernwerkstaetten Berlin transform into the “Olympus OM-D: Photography Playground“. More than 12 aspiring international artists present their installations on the subject of “Space and Art” on an area of 7,000 m², turning the historic building into a creative hotspot for both artists and visitors for four weeks. The Opernwerkstaetten Berlin are at Zinnowitzer Str. 9, the exhibition opens daily between 11 am and 7 pm. Continue Reading →



PICTURE BERLIN, founded in 2009, is a nonprofit artist initiated hybrid residency/art academy which encourages participating artists to engage in an active discourse surrounding art and contemporary photography while simultaneously giving them a chance to develop their work. This perspective is unusual within a European residency context as the program facilitates each individual approach by offering close mentoring from internationally practicing artists and free-lance curators based in Berlin. Next summer, 2013, will mark the fourth Summer Session. PICTURE BERLIN is a 5 week program. Continue Reading →

© Leigh Wen | 11. Barbados VIII 36" x 48" 2008© Leigh Wen | 20. ponte vecchio IV 48" x 60" 2007© Leigh Wen | 44. Under the Silver Moon Light III 48"x60" 2008

Leigh Wen

“My paintings express my personal and cultural histories. Having grown up on the island of Taiwan, I have a deep affinity for the elemental power of water and the forces of nature. Now living in America, I feel the ebb and flow of competing cultures. The ancient philosophies of my homeland, which teach self-discipline and selflessness, collide and mingle with Western notions of ego, alienation, and desire. Continue Reading →


Art about the Unseen, 1957-2012
12 June – 6 August 2012
Hayward Gallery, Southbank Centre
Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XZ Continue Reading →

Authentic Boys / Andrea Lange

by Andrea Lange
Opening: Friday 15.06.2012, 8 pm | Concert 10 pm
Exhibition: 15.06.2012 – 15.07.2012
o.T. Projektraum, Berlin / Neukölln Continue Reading →

© Max Ferguson, “My Father in Katz’s”, 2005. Courtesy of the Bridgeman Art Library© Max Ferguson, “Me and My Father”, 1986. Courtesy of the Bridgeman Art Library© Max Ferguson, “My Father in the Empire State Building”, 1998. Courtesy of the Bridgeman Art Library

Max Ferguson | Painting My Father

Moses is described in the Torah as the most modest man who ever lived. My father was the second most. He thought of himself, and wanted others to think of him, as simply ordinary. Perhaps that inspired me to often depict him as Everyman.” — Max Ferguson

These paintings will be part of a Max Ferguson’s 13th solo exhibition, Painting My Father, at the Hebrew Union College Museum in Greenwich Village, One West 4th Street, NYC from April 16 – June 29, 2012. Continue Reading →

Ryoji Ikeda | data.anatomy [civic]

data.anatomy [civic] is a new audiovisual installation by the acclaimed Japanese artist Ryoji Ikeda, arising from a unique collaboration with Mitsuru Kariya, the development leader of the new Honda Civic.

Exhibited as a 3-screen video projection, data.anatomy [civic] immerses viewers in an intricate yet vast audiovisual composition derived from the entire data set of the car.

The installation is on display at MUMA | Kraftwerk Berlin from April 19 – May 1, 2012 (2–10 pm). Continue Reading →

Rabbit drawing © gelitinRabbit seen from the sky (one person sleeping on its belly) © gelitinRabbit during construction © gelitin

gelitin: Hase / Rabbit / Coniglio

“The things one finds wandering in a landscape: familiar things and utterly unknown, like a flower one has never seen before, or, as Columbus discovered, an inexplicable continent; and then, behind a hill, as if knitted by giant grandmothers, lies this vast rabbit, to make you feel as small as a daisy.

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