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Dirk Reinartz
work comes out of work

08.11.2023 - 12.05.2024 Situation Kunst, Bochum

This documentary exhibition shows a series of photographs by Reinartz, that capture the creation process, from the production in steelworks and factories to the installation in public spaces, of Richard Serras steel sculptures. Apart from their documentary quality, the black and white photographs become independently expressive and atmospheric.

Lena von Goedeke
Nomination for the Schaufler Residency@TU Dresden 2024

The Berlin installation and conceptual artist Lena von Goedeke was selected this January by the prominent selection committee for the first Schaufler Residency@TU Dresden in 2024 from 71 applications from all over the world.

She will be conducting artistic research at the TUD from May to October 2024 on the guiding theme "Data?Worlds. Socio-technical and cultural syntheses of new realities". In her diverse works, von Goedeke deals intensively with the relationship between man and nature and his position in the cosmos.
© Foto: R. Baege

Art Düsseldorf 2024

12.04. - 14.04.2024, Art Düsseldorf, Areal Böhler

As in previous years, Galerie m is taking part at the artfair.

Dirk Reinartz
Fotografieren, was ist

16.05. - 15.09.2024 LVR-LandesMuseum Bonn

The LVR-LandesMuseum Bonn is showing the first major retrospective of the important photojournalist Dirk Reinartz (1947-2004). Twenty years after his untimely death, the focus is on his extensive oeuvre, which characterises him as an outstanding photographer of the late Federal Republic and reunified Germany.

Evelyn Hofer
Photos That Capture the Soul of 1960s Dublin

Article by Erica Ackerberg in: The New York Times, 26.01.2024

Simone Nieweg
in: Energy: Sparks from the Collection

25.5.2023 - 20.4.2024 Victoria & Albert Museum South Kensington, London

Lee Ufan

27.10.2023 - 28.04.2024, Hamburger Bahnhof, Nationalgalerie der Gegenwart, Berlin

The exhibition provides an insight into the work of Korean artist Lee Ufan (born 1936, lives and works in Kamakura, Japan), almost 50 years after his first exhibition at Kunsthalle Düsseldorf. Lee's philosophical writings shaped the collective of artists Mono-ha (School of Things), which was active in Tokyo from 1968 to 1975. During the exhibition period, an artistic intervention by Lee will be shown in the Rembrandt Hall of the Gemäldegalerie.

Caroline von Grone/Evelyn Hofer/Melanie Manchot/Peter Wegner
in: The city is elswhere. Revision of a dream

27.10.2023 - 01.04.2024, Stiftung Situation Kunst im Museum unter Tage, Bochum

"The city is elsewhere" focuses on places that can be described as places of transit and peripheral locations and thus usually remain invisible to conscious perception. These include backyards, streets, wastelands, train stations - places that are often used without special attention, but which shape the design and appearance of a city. At the same time, it is about the dream of freedom and individual development that is associated with the big city and characterized by countless images of urban life.

Aino Kannisto and Simone Nieweg
in: Was zum Schaffen drängt... Der Expressionismus und seine Folgen

21.10. - 07.04.2024 Märkisches Museum Witten, Witten

With the exhibition "What urges to create... Expressionism and its consequences", the Märkisches Museum Witten is showing its extensive collection of Expressionist artworks and contemporary movements for the first time in a large, coherent presentation. Around 150 paintings, watercolors, drawings and prints from the museum's depot illustrate the diverse oeuvre of artists from 1905 to the beginning of the Second World War.

Simone Nieweg
Grabeland | Victory Garden

on neuefotografie.com

"For many years, I have been on photographic journeys in search of agricultural areas that are used privately for growing fruit and vegetables. What fascinates me about these areas, which are usually only a few hectares in size, is the manual transformation of the natural conditions, whose small-scale nature often goes hand in hand with great visual richness." (Simone Nieweg)

Lena von Goedeke
Satellite Institute for Science, Art and Technology

Satellite Institute, a hub for dialogue and implementation of research and field work for artists and scientists in the Arctic, has started operations in Svalbard, Norway. The project is led by station manager Maggie Coblentz (on the right, photo: Terhi Nieminen), who is responsible for science and technology, and Lena von Goedeke (on the left, photo Roland Baege),, who is in charge of artistic direction.

Lena von Goedeke
Jutta Cuny-Franz Award 2023

Lena von Goedeke won the Jutta Cuny-Franz Memorial Prize among 202 entries from 51 countries.

The Jutta Cuny-Franz Memorial Award is granted to artists who make significant use of glass in their work.

Thomas Florschuetz
in: Nationalgalerie: A Collection for the 21st Century

bis auf Weiteres im Hamburger Bahnhof - Nationalgalerie der Gegenwart, Berlin

The Hamburger Bahnhof presents a multi-layered panorama of Berlin's art scene and the city itself, spanning from the threshold of the opening of the Berlin Wall through to the present. With the new presentation of the collection in the west wing, the Hamburger Bahnhof invites the public to reflect on the role of art and cultural institutions in fostering inclusion, engagement and social transformation. "Untitled (Palast) 53" by Thomas Florschuetz has been on show since 21 November.

Elisabeth Vary
in the Presentation of the permanent collection

Aargauer Kunsthaus

The Aargauer Kunsthaus is showing two works by Elisabeth Vary in its' presentation of the permanent collection.

Photo: Timo Ullmann, exhibition view of the Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aargau, 2021.

Simone Nieweg
permanent exhibition of K21

Since the beginning of January, two photographs by Simone Nieweg are exhibited in the permanent collection of the K21 in the Kunstsammlung NRW next to works by Thomas Struth and Richard Long.

Situation Kunst

Situation Kunst is an ensemble of buildings located in the Galerie m Bochum's neighborrhood and hosts a permanent exhibition of important pieces of contemporary art and since 2015 space for temporary exhibitions in the MuT (Museum underground). Situation Kunst was designed in 1988 by Alexander von Berswordt-Wallrabe as an interconnected system relating art, architecture, and nature as a synthesis. To the website of Situation Kunst