While reading Magda Grüner’s text to introduce “Grimpo”, Edie Monetti’s 13 octopus-objects, for leikela’s latest exclusive art edition, I not only instantly fell for the “brightly colored, shiny little bodies with black beady eyes“, as she describes them, but also found myself in a swirl of emotions. I felt a deep longing for the sea and an appreciation of the beauty both of Grüner’s writing and the precious artwork objects she describes. Let’s face it, this is not something a press text usually achieves.
Yes, we are aware of the irony of featuring exhibitions taking place in the land of Brexit, but we are Europeans and we will always love the British capital for what it’s worth, especially for its rebellious and creative sense of fashion. Take, for example, the...
This year`s installation “I AM BATEMAN: The Relations” will not only bring together handpicked, exquisite vintage clothes, interior design and boldly curated artworks but is also the next chapter in the story of those flamboyant, eccentric Batemans whom we simply can´t get enough of!
In 2008, Brad Pitt could be seen walking around Art Basel with a yellow nose. What had happened? He had gotten too close to “Antes que eu te engula carrocellflower” (Before I swallow your carrocellflower, 2007), a work by Ernesto Neto, made from elastane tulle and filled with wood spices. The Museum der bildenden Künste in Leipzig, showcases currently two installations by the Brazilian artist. And it does only take those two artworks to transform the entire central hall on the third floor of the museum into a Universe of organic forms and sensorial experiences. Coeur et art Editor Maira Goldschmidt paid homage to the great Neto!
After last night´s world premiere of the highly anticipated documentary “Berlin Bouncer,” the people lucky enough to have gotten a ticket might feel a strange sensation, even some slight disappointment at first. Because David Dietl has not – as one would have almost expected – produced a Sensational “Hau Drauf” Sex, Drugs & Rock’n’Roll documentary, but a fine, for Berlin standards almost low key and subtle portrait, illuminating the beginnings and the career of three legendary bouncers who are forever connected with Berlin.