Category : Arts

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You painted, drew and also sprayed a lot of graffiti in your youth and childhood, but at some point you stopped, why? I don’t know exactly whether this can be tied to one thing or one reason. It was more likely that I was always outdoors a lot and with friends. As a teenager I tried out …
Visit an exhibition, experience contemporary art by well-known artists and newcomers and purchase your favorite pieces immediately afterwards. This is made possible by the largest exhibition organized by artists in Germany. The show under the title “THE GREAT ART EXHIBITION NRW Düsseldorf” opened on June 29th in the Düsseldorf Art Palace and Ehrenhof and can be seen for five …
Ms. Augstburger, as an artist you work a lot with the coloring agent gouache. How does gouache painting differ from working with acrylic, watercolor or oil paint? At first glance, the gouache paint looks just like oil or acrylic when fresh from the tube. But watercolor comes closest to it when it comes to processing. It is a …
You have learned the basics and techniques of glass blowing for three years. When did you decide to break with traditional glass blowing and become an artist? The trigger was a change in my school. I had completed my 3 years at the Kosta School of Glass, where I only focused on technology, and switched to a …
On your homepage you write: “At the beginning the picture is empty, at the end it is empty. In between I painted. ” Where does your fascination for “the void” come from? Sometimes that was a conscious decision during my painting studies. I grew up in the country and was very connected to nature. When I then studied in …
In your works of art you work with found objects and materials from all over the world. According to a newspaper report, they have already used sand from 169 countries in their pictures. How did this passion start? As a child, I spent a lot of time in nature. Leaves, water, stones or small finds … have …
You have been dealing with the identity of Europe in your pictures for over 30 years. What is it that fascinates you as an artist about Europe? Europe is a vital factor in order to maintain peace not only in Europe, between the European nation-states, but also to set an example for the world for developments …
Many artists know many artists. And that’s a good thing – for the common network. In the case of artists who are not yet well established on the market, this often means that in addition to personal friends and relatives, only or at least predominantly other artists visit the vernissage. But how do you actually get to other …
Which art in which workplace? Art not only has to hang in museums, galleries and living rooms, it can also play a role in the workplace. But there is no job. If we want to find out how art and everyday working life are related in the , we have to differentiate. Certainly, for example, no nude photographs should hang …
Anyone who makes art must also be able to present themselves in writing. And if you write, you also have to think about language.In some cases, this can go far beyond simple questions of spelling and grammar. So today’s article is a little less about art itself than about linguistic questions. More precisely about inclusive language. Coincidentally, many years …
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