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Art • Bridgeman Images licensed etchings for the Lucian Freud exhibition 'Closer' in Martin-Gropius-Bau in Berlin - analytical observations and studies of transience

16.08.2017 • Lucian Freud (1922-2011) is one of the most important painters of Great Britain. His figurative works are counted among the masterpieces of the 20th century. He became famous mainly with his portraits of people and animals, which he observes in the raw and almost scientifically and brings onto canvas or paper. Capturing every wrinkle, scar and irregularity of the skin and every trace life has left. For the first time, 51 of his etchings are on display in his place of birth Berlin. They are accompanied by one watercolor piece and two paintings, including the masterpiece Doppelporträt. They are on loan by the UBS Art Collection, one of the most internationally renowned company collections.

BRIDGEMAN IMAGES tells GoSee : "Earlier this year, Bridgeman Images licensed a range of artworks by British artist Lucian Freud to be used in the exhibition "Closer" at the Martin-Gropius-Bau in Berlin, Germany. The Lucian Freud etchings are on loan from the UBS Art Collection. As Bridgeman Images has been appointed by the Lucian Freud Archive (LFA) to administer and license the copyright and...

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Art • GoSee loves : NEON – The Wind Cathedral, meditative environmental art in the French Sancy Massif

09.08.2017 • The Wind Cathedral by NEON is a site specific and poetic architectural structure that uses the wind, movement and color as a means of creating a connection between the exterior and interior. The project has been captured through the use of spectacular drone footage.

Architecture, art and design practice NEON has unveiled its latest project entitled The Wind Cathedral as part of this year’s Horizons exhibition in the Sancy Massif in France. The Wind Cathedral is a site specific, poetic and emotional architectural structure that both protects and shelters the inhabitant while also celebrating the forces of nature through a constantly changing interior space.

The Wind Cathedral is located in the village of Victor-Saint-la Riviere in the Sancy Massif in France and was constructed in June 2017 as part of the environmental art exhibition Horizons. The artwork is a site specific response to the Perdue cross (meaning the lost cross in English) which was placed in this location following the tragic death of a woman who became lost 200 years ago and ultimately perished in a terrible...

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Art • 'Birduals'... my dynamic still lifes play with reality, where the beauty of handcraft recovers its magic... Paloma Rincón c/o Common Era

01.08.2017 • COMMON ERA presents 'Birduals' on GoSee – a collaboration between Serial Cut and still life expert Paloma Rincón, presenting stuffed birds in a graphical surrounding. "The animals depict the duality of life and death. Their bright feathers and proud poses reveal an unreal sense of vitality and lightness, whereas the copper portion, a consequence of trespassing the golden ring, shows a static figure evoking a heavy copper statue. The three stuffed animals used in this project died of natural causes and were handled with love and care,"the photographer says about her latest project, which was published by DLTD-SCENES.

'I am a Madrid-based photographer working worldwide, from commercial assignments for big companies to more experimental and personal projects. My images showcase interesting worlds where different languages blend together inside fine and detailed graphic compositions. With an accurate use of technique, my dynamic still lifes play with reality, where the beauty of handcraft recovers its magic. '


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Art • Michelangelo di Battista and Tina Berning, the creative cooperation as an editorial in HANDELSBLATT - with casting by Gillian HENN c/o AK/KRUSE

28.07.2017 • Gillian HENN c/o AK/KRUSE was responsible for casting the creative cooperation between photographer Michelangelo di Battista and illustrator/artist Tina Berning for HANDELSBLATT. "As a casting director, Gillian found the unusual characters for their shoot." AK/KRUSE tells GoSee. Creative Director was Donald Schneider, styling: Claudia Hofmann.


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Art • Pirelli Calendar 2018 by Tim Walker & set designer Shona Heath captures the surreal world of dreams... inspired by Alice in Wonderland & Black Power

23.07.2017 • Coming in with a big bang, PIRELLI presents a preview of the 2018 calendar, which was realized by star photographer TIM WALKER, for which he got ladies of color including stars the likes of Naomi Campbell, Lupita Nyong'o or Sean Diddy in front of the camera, whom he staged with the usual attention to detail against a surreal backdrop à la Alice in Wonderland. Creative Director at his side was Shona Heath. The first edition of the photo calendar of the Italian tire manufacturer was published in 1964. Over the years, the PIRELLI calendar became the epitome of erotic photography. Photographers such as Peter Lindbergh, Bruce Weber, Herb Ritts or Karl Lagerfeld have designed the calendar to this day.

“His 12 months evoke the fable first published in 1865 by the English mathematician and writer reverend Charles Lutwidge Dodgson under the well-known pseudonym of Lewis Carroll: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Inspired by this fantastic narrative, Tim Walker's images are tableaux vivants full of allusions to unlikely situations, to illusory proverbs, cited with a constant reference...

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Art • GoSee loves ... 'Exploring Desires' - the collage-like, surreal portraits with a touch of drama by Matthieu Bourel as an exhibition at PAVLOV'S DOG in Berlin

12.07.2017 • The gallery for contemporary photo art presents works by artist Matthieu Bourel, who cuts, combines and puts together, what doesn't belong together in the first place - following the tradition of the Dadaists. “His visually powerful collages catapult us into a world, of which we don't know if it's a reminiscence of a bygone or the prophecy of a forthcoming one – it's solely the artist's world. The artist takes refined twists and turns beyond any straight visual narrative and cleverly evades an interpretation. Among others the analogue process, physical contact with the raw material is important for the artist when creating his own visual worlds.” the gallery tells us about his works.

“The most important thing for me is to appropriate things, to make them somehow special. So that the power doesn't come from the source, but from what I did with it. That's the most important thing in everything I'm doing.” says Matthieu Bourel, who describes his work as "data-ism", a term which references to the permanent data flow we are constantly exposed to. Artists deal with that in their own...

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Art • 'Unknown Quantity' – the OSKAR RINK exhibition with photos by MAX VON TREU

24.06.2017 • The exhibition 'Unknown Quantity' presented the collaboration between artist Oskar Rink and photographer MAX VON TREU. The exhibition took place at circleculturegallery in Hamburg. For all of you who missed it, here are is a selection of motifs on GoSee.

About - The solo exhibition 'Unbekannte Größe' is comprised of paintings, installations and photographs from the current works by artist Oskar Rink. Growing up in her father Arno Rink’s studio, she learned the fundamentals of painting early on. Based on the artistic impulse to build and construct, she developed her own language, which is characterized by a constant alternation between the two- and the three-dimensional. By way of translating various impressions and experiences into diverse artistic media in ongoing iterations, she creates different contexts of perception. oskarrink.com/unbekannte-groesse-hamburg

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Art • 'The moment when a person changes into an image...' the classic sibling portraits by Finish photo poet Nelli Palomäki - as an exhibition at Gallery Taik Persons and in a preview on GoSee

22.06.2017 • Gallery Taik Persons presents the exhibition 'Shared' by Nelli Palomäki, successful graduate of the Helsinki School and Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture. 'Shared' explores the complex theme of siblinghood, in its manifestations of human relationships and familial bonds. The portraits focus on children and young adults as subjects, who are shown solemnly engaged in situations and constellations. Once friend, once foe; closest allies, most rivaled competitors – the subtle hierarchies of power between siblings are continuously shifting. A heartfelt embrace can turn into a heated wrestle within seconds: This is the shared life of siblings.

Through her portraits, Palomäki aspires to capture these facets of shared siblinghood in all its physical, psychological, and emotional complexity. Though nearly every portrait is carefully planned and staged beforehand, an element of the accidental is always retained, thus animating the work with unforeseen results and revelations, and carrying a magic life of its own. Here, the act of posing presents a crucial moment, in...

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Art • GoSee loves ... Jim Jocoy 'Order of Appearance' - Casemore Kirkeby presents a photographic documentary of the San Francisco Punk Club scene from 1977-1980 and as an illustrated book at TBW Books

13.06.2017 • The gallery Casemore Kirkeby specializing in photography and based in San Francisco has discovered a very special photographic treasure – an exciting documentary of the punk scene of yesteryear in today’s tech metropolis near Silicon Valley... The opening took place on 16 June, and on 15 July, an artist talk will be held between Jim Jocoy and historian Sam Lefebvre at Casemore Kirkeby. And for everyone who can’t make it to the Bay Area – we have the photos here on GoSee, and the same titled book was published recently by TBW Books.

“In 1976 at the start of the San Francisco punk scene, Jocoy became a student at UC Santa Cruz. By 1977, he had dropped out of school and turned his attention to the club scene. Jocoy obsessively photographed what was in front of him – in bedrooms, bathrooms, strip clubs, at punk shows at Mabuhay Gardens, alleyways and bars. Jocoy found outlets for showcasing his photos in his own punk/art zine, Windows and Orphans, as well as in seminal SF zines Search and Destroy, Research, and Punk Globe.

During this time Jocoy’s photos were shown in public...

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Art • 'The second life of collector Ulrich Köstlin' in WELTKUNST magazine, illustrated with photos by Wolfgang STAHR c/o NERGER M&O

05.06.2017 • “Former Manager Ulrich Köstlin turned his house near Gendarmenmarkt into a stage for the young Berlin artist generation. On a visit to a man who reinvented himself...” is how the article in WELTKUNST begins, which was illustrated by Wolfgang STAHR c/o NERGER M&O... Köstlin, who is a jurist with a doctorate was a leading top manager in Germany, first as the chairman at Schering, then for pharma giant Bayer, where he was responsible for around 20,000 employees. He still holds a chair in several supervisory boards, “... so that my professional knowledge does not go completely lost.” He was marries a good twenty years, has two grown-up children - and outted himself after a coup de foudre at about 50 as being gay. Since then, his love has been devoted to his life partner and contemporary art. Read the complete must of an article by Simone Sondermann at: weltkunst.de///ulrich-koestlin


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