1. German Expressionism 1905-1913. Brücke-Museum Berlin, in the Groninger Museum

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    Highlights from the collection of the Brücke Museum in Berlin. The exhibition, which was held in the Ploeg Pavilion, displayed 150 works, including paintings, drawings, prints and figures by the Brücke members Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Erich Heckel, Karl Schmidt- Rottluff, Fritz Bleyl, Max Pechstein, Emil Nolde, Cuno Amiet and Otto Mueller. This exhibition closed on 11 April 2010. De tentoonstelling toonde hoogtepunten uit de collectie van het Brücke Museum in Berlijn, zoals schilderijen, tekeningen, grafiek en beelden van Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Erich Heckel, Karl Schmidt- Rottluff, Fritz Bleyl, Max Pechstein, Emil Nolde, Otto Mueller en Cuno Amiet. Voor het laatst te zien op 11 april 2010. Die Ausstellung zeigte Höhepunkte aus der Sammlung des Brücke Museums in Berlin wie Gemälde, Zeichnungen, Grafiken und Skulpturen von Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Erich Heckel, Karl Schmidt- Rottluff, Fritz Bleyl, Max Pechstein, Emil Nolde, Otto Mueller und Cuno Amiet – insgesamt etwa 150 Werke. Bis 11. april 2010 Catalogue A catalogue with articles by Brücke experts such as Prof. Dr Magdalena Moeller and Christiane Remm, is accompanying the exhibition. Publisher: Hirmer Verlag. In Dutch and German. You can buy it here: https://synergy.groningermuseum.nl/webshop/docs/webshop.asp?act=item&itemcode=10122000911 © Groninger Museum Video made by Sije Kingma Please check for more information: http://www.groningermuseum.nl/index.php?id=4272

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    • "SEX IS KICKING DEATH IN THE ASS WHILE SINGING."

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      AUGUST 13, 2012 - duration: 03:46 copyright © side by side gallery akim monet GmbH 2012 Akim Monet is pleased to announce an exhibition of early 20th century Master Prints of German Expressionism, in conversation with sculptures by Berlin-based contemporary artist Satch Hoyt. "SEX IS KICKING DEATH IN THE ASS WHILE SINGING." Opening Friday September 14, 2012 -- until Saturday October 27, 2012 German Expressionist Master Prints: ERICH HECKEL (1883-1970) ERNST LUDWIG KIRCHNER (1880-1938) OTTO MÜLLER (1874-1930) EMIL NOLDE (1867-1956) MAX PECHSTEIN (1881--1955) KARL SCHMIDT-ROTTLUFF (1884--1976) in conversation with sculptures by: SATCH HOYT (b. 1957) Curated by: AKIM MONET (b. 1968) Sex, the most basic and primal of human instincts was at the core of many Expressionist works. Death is inevitable. This universal theme became even more potent and relevant for Expressionist artists in an age marked by war and social upheaval. Upon discovering German Expressionist graphics from the beginning of the 20th century, it is quite striking to see how often the same artists addressed both the seemingly contradictory themes of sex and death. Of course, the insouciance and enthusiasm of the first decade of the 20th century soon gave way to the horror of the first world war, and to the carnage and destruction that spread through Europe like wild-fire. Nevertheless, as one examines their multilayered meaning, both these notions of death and sex are in fact often interchangeable. In Elizabethan times "dying" was used as a metaphor for experiencing an orgasm. Conversely, death is seen in certain cultures as the ultimate bliss. It is in the spirit of Charles Bukowskiʼs words "SEX IS KICKING DEATH IN THE ASS WHILE SINGING" that Side by Side Gallery Akim Monet explores these themes through the work of a selection of early 20th century German expressionist artists. Concurrently, in order to create a bridge to the early 21st century, the gallery has invited Berlin-based contemporary artist Satch Hoyt to respond to the German Expressionist prints. Satch Hoyt's FRAGMENTED (THE ACT OF RAPE IN WARTIME) investigates the red army rape of German women during the 1945 soviet occupation of Berlin. Statistics state that two million women were raped in Germany, many, more than once. Many women killed themselves rather than comply with the soviets. Many men killed themselves and their wives rather than suffer the indignity of rape. The porcelain figurines executed in Berlin in 2009-12 are made of broken fragments from the 1945 bombing of Berlin. Broken treasures from bombed homes, the fragmented remains of fragmented lives. In general each figurine is comprised of 4 different fragments. Some of the figurines seek to portray the physical and moral devastation, Pain and trauma, endured by the raped victims. Others portray the red army conquerors as lustful cowardly creatures. These fragments are exhumed by a woman who digs at various landfills around Berlin the Kriegsmulle (war trash) as she refers to it, is then sold by her at a Berlin flea Market. Title of the exhibition: "SEX IS KICKING DEATH IN THE ASS WHILE SINGING." Charles Bukowski (1920 -- 1994) Notes of a dirty old man, p. 166 The exhibition will feature an original soundtrack: Satch Hoyt (UK, 1957) Fragmented Virginity (The Act of rape in Wartime), 2009 Series of porcelain figures, soundscape The Fragmented Suite Featuring The Misa Bantu Chorus of the Congolese Sisters of Katana Kivu Trianhong Chinese female choir Nina Simone Burnt Sugar The Arkestra Chamber, The Rites. Shara Worden My Brightest Diamond John Adams, Harmonium Sounds Of Blackness Balkan choir Billie Holiday Odetta Ella Fitzgerald Moroccan women at wedding ritual Sonic collage conceived by Satch Hoyt Edited by Dirk Leyers Edited at Gabom Studio Berlin

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      • Der Kunstmaler Robert Rudolf Hoffmann

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        Der Kunstmaler Robert Rudolf Hoffmann (1858 - 1930), Film von Doris Lohse und Christoph Lohse, Berlin

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        • Maxim Kantor - Galerie Nierendorf

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          Galerie Nierendorf - www.galerienierendorf.de

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          • Arte Postale: Ausstellung von Mail Art in der Akademie der Künste, Berlin (mail art exhibition)

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            Interview (in German) with academy president Klaus Staeck and impressions of the exhibition "Arte Postale – Picture Letters, Artist's Postcards, Mail Art" from 30.08.2013 to 08.12.2013 at the Academy of The Arts, Berlin... read more in German: Interview mit Akademie-Präsident Klaus Staeck und Impressionen der Ausstellung "Arte Postale – Bilderbriefe, Künstlerpostkarten, Mail Art" vom 30.08.2013 bis 08.12.2013 in der Akademie der Künste, Berlin. Schreib mal wieder! Künstler verzieren Post gern mit Bildern, Skizzen und Collagen. Die Akademie der Künste stellt 700 Briefe und Postkarten aus: ein Sammelsurium ganz nach dem Geschmack von Akademie-Präsident und Postkarten-Verleger Klaus Staeck. Einen ausführlichen Bericht finden Sie bei "Kunst+Film": http://kunstundfilm.de/2013/12/arte-postale/

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            • Galerie Nierendorf - Ausstellung Carl-Heinz Kliemann

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              Galerie Nierendorf - www.galerienierendorf.de

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