Upcoming Exhibitions

Kunstsammlungen am Theaterplatz
3. Dec 2022 – 26. Feb 2023

Silent Stories

Sophie Schmidt , Kaugummis (Orbit), 2006, Aquarellfarbe, Papier, Aluminiumfolie, Pappe, Klebstoff, , 15,4 x 76,5 x 23 cm, 16,3 x 77,5 x 23,5 cm, 15,7 x 77 x 22,7 cm, Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz, Foto: Kunstsammlungen Chemntiz/Punctum/Bertram Kober

Paintings and drawings want to tell stories, but they can also remain silent. Art seeks its path, and its dynamism, between the invention and dissolution of form. The poet Mallarmé said, “After I had found nothing, I found beauty.” Others find fulfilment in the meticulous registration of the real, up to and including the horror vacui. Be it between the two poles of working hard on the real or escaping from it, there are countless ...

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