by Carl Kruse My friend Adele Schwab has organized a photo exhibit in Berlin on two dates: 19 November 2021 (Friday) from 21.00-22:30. 20 November 2021 (Saturday) from 17.00-18.30. Adele Schwab. Photograph from the artist’s website. Her exhibit is titled, “Seeing the Unseen” an audio visual project that attempts to make air “visible” and investigates
Upcoming: An Artist Talk With Yury Kharchenko
by Carl Kruse Our artist friend Yury Kharchenko joins a debate titled “Art, Culture and Memory” at the Wallraf Museum in Cologne, Germany, on 5 October 2021 from 19.00-21.00. The chat will deal with issues surrounding Holocaust remembrance, the culture of remembrance and the cult of guilt. Yury Kharchenko. Photo: New York Times. In his
World of WearableArt: Blurring Boundaries in The Art World
by Hazel Anna Rogers for the Carl Kruse Arts Blog There is often a perceived disparity between the words “fashion” and “art.” Many people fall at the feet of, say, a Gauguin, a Turner, or a Matisse, but upon hearing the word “fashion” quickly recede into their boots, or worse, scorn and sneer its name.
Museum of Old and New Art
by Fraser Hibbitt for the Carl Kruse Arts Blog Photos from MONA, Carl Kruse and Blooloop In 2006 the Moorilla Museum of Antiquities closed for a huge revamping and after the input of $75 million and five years of construction the Museum of Old and New Art emerged (MONA). Located in Holbart, Tasmania, the museum
When did we Stop Criticizing Art?
by Hazel Anna Rogers for the Carl Kruse Arts Blog When I was around 13, I visited the Tate Gallery at the Liverpool Docks in Northern England primarily to see an exhibition of J.M.W. Turner and Cy Twombly, a starkly contrasting set of artists and the latter of which I actually had next-to-no prior knowledge
Yury Kharchenko – Upcoming Hamburg and Berlin Exhibits
by Carl Kruse It has been a busy season for my artist friend Yury Kharchenko with the completion of several new works, the latest being a series that is generating controversy though the artworks have yet to be publicly exhibited. In these latest works, Kharchenko depicts comic and pop culture icons at the entrance to
Carl Kruse – The Boros Bunker
The Boros Bunker in BerlinBy Carl Kruse What to do with an abandoned, six-story tall World War II bunker in Berlin? If you’re Christian Boros, build a 10,000 square-foot penthouse atop, fill lower levels with eclectic post-1990 art and open to the public. Side view of the Boros Bunker with war damage. Photo: Carl Kruse