The art world has many stories to tell. Not every one gets the attention it deserves. The scene is too quick to focus on traditions or short-lived hypes that only help a few achieve their fifteen minutes of fame. It forgets what art and people are all about: diversity. The Art.Salon presents institutions and personalities that stand out through creativity and commitment and even give a voice to those who are otherwise not heard.
Art in the age of machines and computers
Whether with wind, gravity, motors or computer-controlled: Kinetic art manifests the human fascination with physical movement. The 20th century brought rapid social changes and new kinds of technology. Kinetic art is an expression of this change − and it is far from being at the end. On the history of a fairly young art form with a great future.
Autodidact with handicap seeks springboard into the art market
World War II bombings traced with biros, lithographic self-portraits, abstract jungle scenes painted with coloured pencils - three themes, three styles, three winners of the euward 2021. The European art prize exclusively honours »Outsider Art«. It can be the beginning of a career.
museum in progress – a museum without walls
The non-profit and private art association museum in progress (mip) presents art everywhere. Whether on building facades, billboards, in magazines, newspapers or even concert halls – nothing is safe from the exhibitors.
Berlin galleries report on digitalization and future prospects
How are Berlin art galleries positioned with regard to digitalization and online sales? The Project Future of the Senate Department for Economics has now published results of a survey on the topic.
Photography as time sculpture
In his photographs, Dieter Appelt is interested not in the quick, not in the image, but in the existential search for the inner self. About a remarkable oeuvre of the 1970s and 80s that links photography and performance.
The Hidden Museum now at the Berlinische Galerie
For 35 years, the Hidden Museum has brought forgotten women artists to light. Now the museum has to face the realities of the market: Today's exhibitions can no longer be financed. A look back and forward.