1. Felix-Nussbaum-Haus Osnabrueck: Wuerde und Anmut (new museum by Libeskind + exhibition)


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    Impressions of Daniel Libeskind's new building for the Felix-Nussbaum-Haus in Osnabrueck and interview (in German) with curator Eva Berger in the opening exhibition "Dignity and Grace" from 06.05.2011 to 28.08.2011 at the Felix-Nussbaum-Haus, Osnabrueck... read more in Geman: Impressionen des Anbaus fuer das Felix-Nussbaum-Haus in Osnabrueck und Interview mit Kuratorin Eva Berger zur Eroeffnungs-Ausstellung "Wuerde und Anmut" vom 06.05.2011 bis 28.08.2011 im Felix-Nussbaum-Haus, Osnabrueck. Star-Architekt Daniel Libeskind hat das Nussbaum-Museum, das er vor 13 Jahren errichtete, um einen Anbau erweitert: Manche Maengel des Altbaus bestehen fort. Das ertraegt die Eroeffnungs-Ausstellung wuerdevoll und anmutig. Einen ausfuehrlichen Bericht finden Sie bei "Kunst+Film": http://kunstundfilm.de/2011/05/felix-nussbaum-haus-wurde-und-anmut/

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    • Adi Nes discusses his exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Photography


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      Fall 2002 Adi Nes: Photographs Using hired models, make-up, and teams of assistants, Israeli photographer Adi Nes (born 1966) creates meticulous, large-scale staged photographs depicting Israeli soldiers at work, in combat, at play, and at rest. Exploring themes of masculinity, fraternity, and national and cultural identity, Nes’s photographs contain an artifice that subtly questions gender identity in a specifically Israeli context — that of the army. At first glance his soldiers are seemingly tough and macho, however they soon reveal themselves to be tender - and posed. Nes re-interprets paintings from art history such as Leonardo’s The Last Supper (1498) , as well as photographs from Israel’s more recent political history. One picture, for example, depicts five soldiers on a flagpole, a re-staging of the famous photograph of the flag being raised in Um Rashrash (Eilat) during the War of Independence. In Nes’s version, however, there is no flag — its absence deprives the scene of its original meaning and impact. This exhibition is organized in partnership with the San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla.

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