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    Mwili, Akili na Roho – East African Figurative Painting of the 1970s  — 90s

    One room in the exhibition "Michael Armitage. Paradise Edict" presents East African painters that are thus key acteurs within the articulation of East African Modernism, and as such have significantly shaped Michael Armitage as an artist. We introduce those artists and their works on the Blog.

    by Haus der Kunst

  • Eröffnung Kapwani Kiwanga. Plot, Haus der Kunst, Photo: Marion Vogel NEW! #BlogHDK

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    Artist Talk with Kapwani Kiwanga

    As part of the opening Kapwani Kiwanga and curator Damian Lentini talked about the installation "Plot" at Haus der Kunst. Listen to the talk now with our Podcast.

    by Haus der Kunst

  • Kapwani Kiwanga. Plot, Process of the Exhibition Building, Haus der Kunst, 2020, Photo: Maximilian Geuter NEW! #BlogHDK

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    Pictorial aesthetics in the production of “Plot”

    Over a period of several weeks, the transparent curtains for the installation “Plot” were painted in order to create the unusual color gradients. In a picture gallery, we provide insight into this elaborate production process and the exhibition building with the artist Kapwani Kiwanga.

    by Haus der Kunst

  • Michael Armitage, Portrait © White Cube (George Darrell) NEW! #BlogHDK

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    Paradise Edict – Michael Armitage at Haus der Kunst

    The large-format artworks of the British-Kenyan painter Michael Armitage expose the exotic and erotic view of Africa, as a projection surface for both the feral and a supposed originality. At the same time they refer to European and East African motifs and painting traditions.

    by Haus der Kunst

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    Exhibitions in Fall 2020

    The exhibition program for the fall is online. Now you can find out more about the upcoming exhibitions at Haus der Kunst.

    by Haus der Kunst

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    „Track + Field or Run, Nigger, Run“ - Theaster Gates

    The video work „Track + Field or Run, Nigger, Run“ by Theaster Gates is currently on view in the Archive Gallery of Haus der Kunst as a part of the exhibition "Theaster Gates. Black Chapel".

    by Haus der Kunst

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    Brainwashed - Interview with Wolfgang Tillmans about his video work "Lights (Body)"

    The artists gathered in "Brainwashed" critically reveal commercial visual languages, their contradictory promises and clichés. We spoke with four of them about the background and current references of the video works shown in the exhibition.

    by Haus der Kunst

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    Brainwashed - Jonathan Horowitz "Apocalypto Now"

    The artists gathered in "Brainwashed" critically reveal commercial visual languages, their contradictory promises and clichés. We spoke with four of them about the background and current references of the video works shown in the exhibition.

    by Haus der Kunst

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    Brainwashed - Interview with Bjørn Melhus about his video work "The Oral Thing"

    The artists gathered in "Brainwashed" critically reveal commercial visual languages, their contradictory promises and clichés. We spoke with four of them about the background and current references of the video works shown in the exhibition.

    by Haus der Kunst