Raising awareness for transformative events within contemporary society, artist Andreas Siekmann has focused on the intrinsic understanding of privatization processes, influences of globalisation, and the displacement of economic responsibility
Ilona Németh: Eastern Sugar (April 13 – July 15, 2018), including works by Jeremy Deller, Harun Farocki, Lonnie Van Brummelen & Siebren de Haan, and the invited project Museum of Sugar curated by Miroslav Eliáš.
The curator Kinga German will talk about the work of the Hungarian artist Szilárd Cseke, whose solo exhibition entitled Fall by the Roadside may be seen in the Kunsthalle LAB space until February 4, 2018.
In a 1993 text that analyzes Carmella Gross’s work, one of Brazil's most exacting and most direct critics, Aracy Amaral, claims that “the artist stands behind their trajectory”. If this reasoning is generally valid for any artist, it is undoubtedly true for someone like Gross. This should be emphasized all the more today, almost twenty-five years after the emergence of everything (she produced, learned, and created during all those years) into the light of the world.
The exhibition is an overview of the work of Erik Šille (*1978, Rožňava), one of the leading representatives of the “boom” of Slovak painting after 2000.
The distinctive style of the author draws on the animated world of comic characters, commercials, and everyday banality, which acquire an existential, apocalyptic expression in his paintings. The dialogue of art history with the world of pop culture creates new contemporary pseudo-myths and hybrid fairytales.