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PHOTO ART: Is it through its diversity that the world emerges? The game of life takes place behind some masks, which some wear, others take off. The works in the Tangen collection were made by Nordic artists throughout the 1900th century, with a main emphasis from 1930 to 1960. And who is Tangen, besides being an asset manager? One should not forget that he wrote a thesis on Rolf Nesch (at the Courtauld Institute in London).

VAGINA! Vulva!

Vienna: Die Jubiläumsschau shows Egon Schiele's 100 year-old artist, where the explicit nude portraits of the woman still provoke.

White trash

People look towards the lens, yet it is as if they would prefer to retreat and retreat to the courtyard, to the outfield, to the family, to the drug, to the church, to sleep.

National Library: It's as if the building has been waiting for this

The National Library recently opened an exhibition on Norwegian sci-fi. "Maybe more than ever we need a genre that can contain philosophical and difficult questions about our existence," writes author Hanne Ramsdal.

The Moon – The New Suburb of Earth

Future optimism goes hand in hand with a critical look at humanity – at the Henie Onstad Art Center.

Stein Mehren – cultural radicals and romantic mystics

Stein Mehren is best known for his poems, but he also stands in a special position among Norwegian post-war secessionists: awake, contentious and with a keen look at current issues.

A contemporary diagnosis – without the ability to criticize?

ART: Is there no longer anything of revealing or distorting?
Petronella Barker

To shoot after Faust with a shotgun

There is a lot of light, sound and timely embrace of #metoo in We Must Talk About Faust. But less Faust.
In vitro

Venice Biennial: What happens when man is no longer the center?

PHOTOGRAPHY: This year's Venice Art Biennale shows us a different world, more tangled, unsettling, weird and fragile at the same time. From each room, vibrant lines are drawn between disaster and collapse, colonialism and belonging, human and machine.

Realists Stanley Kubrick

He is a filmmaker who has meant a lot to many of us. In a world that is globalized and militarized, Kubrick is still relevant.

The river as the life blood of the city

PHILIPPINES: A photo book shows us how the world looks to many. A garbage dump. A mockery of human dignity. A ruined ecosystem. Can the power of the photo assist us in the desire for change?

An epic friendship

A new exhibition at the Akademie der Künste in Berlin shows the complicated relationship between the thinker Walter Benjamin and the poet Bertolt Brecht.

The explosive power of the snapshot

ABOUT THE PHOTO BOOK: An intense and multifaceted conversation in several layers about the photo book, which with its contextual premise heightens the snapshot.

Mjøsa: Place sense and carrier bag

ESSAY: The constant focus on work, bustle and productivity takes us away from a neighborhood of things – every day there are people who can feel that something is also breaking in them.

Nostalgic outsiders

Three female documentary photographers – Lisette Model, Diane Arbus and Nan Goldin – exhibit their contemporary photographs of the imperfections of marginalized and ordinary people.

Apocalypse and hope for the future

The Vienna Alphabet exhibition showcases Keith Haring's artistry, which is strongly influenced by his violent contemporary, where the baby represents the only, shining hope.

Room for thoughts on Syria: art and culture in troubled times

Today, we are witnessing a fragmentation of the Syrian people whose voices are spread throughout the world. What happens then ...

The fools in the streets of New York

Helen Levitt's exhibition shows how life in New York City's streets in the nineteenth century could be fun and fun – especially for the little ones.

The community-breaking project

AVANTGARDE: Mikkel Bolt frames the avant-garde project as distinct from the continuous aesthetic form-breaking of artistic modernism.

The gravity of the grief

ESSAY on grief and cancer.
Return to Reims

The working class is desperately trying to defend its dignity 

French sociologist Didier Eribon's book on growing up as a gay working class child became a bestseller in Germany last year. Now Return to Reims has been staged by theater director Thomas Ostermeier.

The critical power of self-portrait

In the selfie era, the staged self-portrait functions as political activism.

A rhizomatic world

The ZKM Center for Arts and Media in Karlsruhe will create a greater understanding of the different expressions of media art from a historical perspective.

Drone Dilla

Civil society must take ownership of the drone technology, says Anders Eiebakke, current with the exhibition Drones coming!