The house on the waterfall. It was of interest to all artists and not only architects; it seemed like such an exceptional structure to us. But it was a trash bin. It was the client who had wanted it that way, and in the beginning Frank Lloyd Wright was even against it.
I think for the generation before mine, Arte Povera was like the father you had to rebel against. Whereas in my case Arte Povera is a generation I learned from, and with which I was able to have a relationship without jealousies and competitions.
What makes a city a fertile “ground zero” for social progress movements? Hal Fischer speaks about his project Gay Semiotics, San Francisco in the 1970s, and reading “just enough” Roland Barthes to jump-start his thinking on photography and language.
In 2012, thirty life-size puppets were made from jute and straw.This number grew to fifty-four in the course of 2013. This series of puppets was called Die Schmutzigen Puppen von Pommern, after a region extending across northern Germany and Poland.
The characters that populate Dorota Jurczak’s image world, human and non-human, share a mood that is at once candid and secretive. And this mood can also manifest as uneasiness. This is an exhibition of newly conceived etchings and bronze reliefs departing from the Künstlerhaus’ workshops, staged as an installation in the round.