The British artist Nina Mae Fowler is known for her partly large-format pencil and charcoal drawings, mostly made in black and white. Her works frequently show prominent actors and actresses in extraordinary, fateful, often tragic moments. Her outstanding works include complex compositions in which she brings together motifs from a wide variety of temporal and narrative levels in one scene - elaborate works that are developed over a long period of time and are therefore rare and sought-after. Now, with I walk alone, Fowler presented yet another such masterpiece.
He is one of the best-known artists from one of the poorest countries in the world: Gonçalo Mabunda from Mozambique makes works of art from old firearms used in the civil war. Both as an artist and an anti-war activist, he works for peace and seeks to add beauty and security to his homeland.
It is the first solo museum exhibition of the unknown painter and bookseller: Sascha Wiederhold - Rediscovery of a Forgotten Artist. Starting today, the Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin will show 50 of his works made of »wildly swirling shapes and patterns as well as intense colors.«
Modern Japanese lacquer art and large-scale art on paper spanning 500 years: Starting July 1, the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam will present two extraordinary exhibitions: Modern Japanese Lacquer and XXL Paper - Big, Bigger, Biggest! Many of the paper exhibits are being shown for the first time ever.
A director with roots in caricature drawing: This was Federico Fellini. The Kunsthaus Zürich shows that the two disciplines can work hand in hand from July 1 in Federico Fellini. From Drawing to Film.
Starting June 29, more than 150 works from the Museum Ludwig will be on view at the National Art Centre Tokyo. In the exhibition Museum Ludwig, Cologne − History of a Collection with Civic Commitments, visitors to Tokyo will gain insights into the history of the museum and 20th century art in Europe.
It may only be a small step for the art world, but it's a huge step for the Art.Salon: Together with our sister gallery, artnow, we are opening our first permanent gallery space in a charming old store in Berlin.
From June 25 to November 6, artworks by N. Dash will be on view at the Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst (S.M.A.K.) in Ghent. In N. Dash: Earth, she explores the tension between natural, industrial and handmade materials.
It is not the garden that is black, but the background from which the light-filled flowers, leaves, meadows and shrubs emerge: The Black Garden Paintings reveal much about Bruce McLean's relationship to the garden. The Attenborough Arts Centre explores it from June 25.