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Stretch your view - The new blog of Haus der Kunst!

There are many more stories to tell than are initially obvious in our exhibition rooms. The blog now offers insights behind the scenes more diverse infos on the exhibitions, artists and the work at Haus der Kunst.

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    A Holy Quarter in a Bifurcated Country

    Saud Al-Zaid, Scholar of Islamic Studies, reflects the work by Monira Al Qadiri and Emptiness in the Context of the Kuwaiti Cultural Imagination.

    by Saud Al-Zaid

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    The Art of Healing

    This essay revisits a selection of recently exhibited works at Haus der Kunst by Adriana Varejão, Noel Ed De Leon, Khvay Samnang and Njideka Akunyili Crosby which explore the notion of ‘healing’ through global history, politics, culture and economics.

    by Eva Bentcheva

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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".

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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.

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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.

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    Brainwashed - Shana Moulton "Whispering Pines 9"

    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

  • Franz Erhard Walther. "Presence", 2020, Haus der Kunst, Photo: Maximilian Geuter NEW! #BlogHDK

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    Present in absentia – from the interior to the exterior, from the real to the virtual and back again

    For four days, the website of Haus der Kunst became a work of art. Parallel to this, the same conceptual work by Franz Erhard Walther was projected onto the western façade of Haus der Kunst, where it will remain for forty days from sunset to sunrise.

    by Jana Baumann

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    The “Große Deutsche Kunstausstellungen” in the Haus der Deutschen Kunst

    It is only in recent years that research has increasingly focused on the “Große Deusche Kunstausstellung” [Great German Art Exhibitions] the most important shows for the presentation and sale of art under National Socialism.

    by Sabine Brantl

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    Sung Tieu’s Zugzwang: A Myriad of Meanings

    An insight into Sung Tieu's extensive new production Zugzwang for the Capsule 11 at Haus der Kunst, the largest and most comprehensive work by the German-Vietnamese artist to date.

    by Eva Bentcheva