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Stefan Vogel

Öffentliche Führung, Sunday, 23. January 2022

Stefan Vogel

In his first solo museum exhibition, artist Stefan Vogel, who lives and works in Leipzig, has taken possession of the west wing of Kunstsammlungen am Theaterplatz and completely restaged it. Visitors entering the existing gallery rooms find novel spatial landscapes and so encounter the formerly neutral museum space as an highly-charged ‘all-over setting’. Vogel’s spatial constructions are accompanied by neon artworks and pictures that are characterised as much by concrete poetry as by his interest ...

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Oskar Kokoschka, Baumwollpflückerin (Detail), 1908, Farblithografie auf Papier, 93,7 x 38,5 cm/95,2 x 63,2 cm, Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz - Museum Gunzenhauser, Eigentum der Stiftung Gunzenhauser, Foto: Archiv Museum Gunzenhauser © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2021

Öffentliche Führung, Sunday, 23. January 2022

Art around 1900. Breaches and Contradictions

The turn of the last century was a period of socio-political breaches and contradictions which were also reflected in the arts. The officially recognised and state sponsored academic art was focussed on a strict set of technical rules. Idealised depictions of literary, mythological and historical themes gained attention. The emerging avant-garde tendencies began to break with this conventional academism. New artistic forms of expression began to be developed, particularly in the art metropolis of Paris ...

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Oskar Kokoschka, Baumwollpflückerin (Detail), 1908, Farblithografie auf Papier, 93,7 x 38,5 cm/95,2 x 63,2 cm, Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz - Museum Gunzenhauser, Eigentum der Stiftung Gunzenhauser, Foto: Archiv Museum Gunzenhauser © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2021

Öffentliche Führung, Saturday, 29. January 2022

Art around 1900. Breaches and Contradictions

The turn of the last century was a period of socio-political breaches and contradictions which were also reflected in the arts. The officially recognised and state sponsored academic art was focussed on a strict set of technical rules. Idealised depictions of literary, mythological and historical themes gained attention. The emerging avant-garde tendencies began to break with this conventional academism. New artistic forms of expression began to be developed, particularly in the art metropolis of Paris ...

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