König Galerie seems to be on everyone’s lips these days. No wonder, the misa.art is in full swing, the newest showroom on the coast of Monaco recently opened and the collaboration with Turkish gallery Pilevneli showcasing the best of both worlds is on until the end of the month. With selected pieces, also Esra Gülmen is part of two of those events, highlighting the importance of an artist’s signature style. Topics and projects like these will be in focus when the artist Esra Gülmen meets gallerist Johann König for a chat live on stage at Forward Festival Berlin.
NEWFORMAT is a team of design experts of various fields based in Berlin. With their focus on interdisciplinary exchange within different artistic, cultural and technological forces in the context of contemporary disruption, they create one of a kind animations, videos and creative concepts for their partners. In the past years, they’ve released various projects and campaigns for clients like Ottolinger, Beats by Dre, Adidas, and Highsnobiety x FARFETCH.
What has the legendary Max Siedentopf been up to lately? Ever since we last featured him, he made art for people who usually don’t like art, questioned the meaning of life, created sculptures out of liquor bottles, and most recently paid tribute to the infamous plumber’s crack. Curious about his latest projects? Let’s deep dive!
JR is an artist until he finds a real job - says his Instagram Bio. And in the meantime, he has created an impressive body of work ranging from his early documentation of the Paris’ graffiti scene, large-scale architectural interventions in cities worldwide to recent digitally installed murals. “JR: Chronicles”, shown at Saachi Gallery in London, honors the artist in the best way presenting the largest JR solo show to date.
Sarah Illenberger gives new meaning to everyday objects. With her interdisciplinary approach combining design, art, photography, and her hands, she has found a niche in the creative world. In her hands-on masterclass at the Forward Festival Hamburg she will focus on how to work analogue and to use your hands as a thinking tool.
Yayoi Kusama is one of the world’s most important contemporary artists, well known for her instagrammable infinity room projects and her polka-dot artworks amongst others. This spring, a very special retrospective on the Japanese artist is showing at Gropius Bau as part of Berliner Festwochen.
What media artist Refik Anadol does, can only be described as magic. By using complex AI algorithms he creates hybrid realities of physical and digital entities. Pilevneli Gallery in his hometown Istanbul is the scene for Refik Anadol´s newest exhibition: Machine Memoirs.