Museums & Institutions
Carsten Nicolai is one of the most prominent sound and multimedia artists active today. In his work, Nicolai uses electronic sound and visual art as a hybrid-tool to create his own microscopic view of creative processes. His work environment resembles a laboratory.Read On...
Thomaz Farkas is one of the leading names in modern Brazilian photography, alongside artists such as Gaspar Gasparian and Geraldo de Barros. He created his first authorial series in 1942, upon joining Foto Cine Clube Bandeirante, of which Farkas would become one of the foremost members. The group created works relating to the advances in the then-modern art of photography, and is considered a pioneer of the language in Brazil. Departing from pictorialism and from photography based on traditional painting genres (portrait, landscape etc.), the artists focused on aspects of the photographic medium itself, distancing themselves from the treatment of photographs as mere reproductions.Read On...
Beers Contemporary is extremely proud to announce the official release of a major publication, entitled, ‘100 Painters of Tomorrow’. Authored by Director Kurt Beers and published by the UK’s leading fine art publishers, Thames & Hudson, this unique and special publication is the culmination of an extensive project to find the most exciting, fresh and up-and-coming emerging painters currently at work worldwide.Read On...
« I am a formalist painter. It’s always about the form, the composition. My task is to get the painting off the screen and onto the canvas (...) I’m very comfortable with the screen (...) for me, it’s a very natural way to draw. The space is a screen instead of a window » J.E.Read On...
With: !Mediengruppe Bitnik, Anonymous, Cory Arcangel, Aram Bartholl, Heath Bunting, Simon Denny, Eva and Franco Mattes, Seth Price, Robert Sakrowski, Hito Steyerl, Valentina Tanni
There is a parallel world beneath the surface of the Internet: the Darknet is an encrypted, invisible network that cannot be accessed by conventional browsers or search engines but is nevertheless used by millions. Forms of organisation, structures and communications systems which penetrate everyday life but which are largely unknown to the public will be examined with the help of other artists, theoreticians and hackersRead On...
Thinking about South-America’s painting, not its origin, but his retelling, is a task that points directly to a discussion of the history of the territory in which we live in. The displacements of popular/traditional painting, in moments that are close to the primitivism of their themes, invariably ends up becoming something of a personal nature.Read On...