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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.

Extreme artist's mirror

Marina Abramovic's autobiography is as uncompromising and confrontational as her performance art.

A moving reunion with van Gogh

In a post in the previous issue of Ny Tid, Tore Kierulf Næss makes sure that the visual arts have poor conditions nowadays. The reason for ...

Pussy Riot: "We're All Pioneers"

Censorship can be tricky, but it can also give the art an unintended explosive power.

VAGINA! Vulva!

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

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 Moon – The New Suburb of Earth

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

Drone Dilla

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

Soil

By: Elisabeth Medbøe Linerlen jumps around me, waiting for goodies to appear while I dig the soil and spread livestock manure. Together with mark and all ...

Landscape without women

When the exhibition "The Magical North" opens in Helsinki, it is mainly male Norwegian artists that the audience can see.
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.

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.

Book crisis in Iran

The Iranians are reading less than ever. Why?

The banal emptiness of war 

It is the space of war – all that is beyond the sensational – Christoph Bangert shows us in his new project.
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.

The gravity of the grief

ESSAY on grief and cancer.
Eugene Richard's wife

The knot in the heart

Photographer Eugene Richards has documented fates in crack environments, at emergency rooms and mental hospitals for well over 50 years. What has driven him?

Photographs extended in time

PHOTOGRAPHY: The most interesting thing about Fiona Tan's exhibition is the question of how the self is expressed through photographic images.

Picture of the week 03-06-2015

"The Bloodlands is the area of ​​Europe that extends from Lithuania in the north to Ukraine in the south, and where decades of conflict have caused ...

Five scenes from Berlin

Does the series of manifestations throughout history have validity today? After hearing the "chameleon" Cate Blanchett quote historical manifestations through various 13 characters, the answer is yes. 

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 ...

A contemporary diagnosis – without the ability to criticize?

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

An alternative public

The Chto Delat collective crosses the boundary between theater and academia, between aristocracy and proletariat, between you and me – and shows in practice that the absurd staged is the reality for many Russians.

Jazz – Anarchy Music?

No conductor. No organizer. No composer. No boss. No archos. So anarchy. At the big festivals this summer, the common jazz language was exchanged.

Dramatic for trouble – fiction or reality?

In a theater landscape where fiction is criticized and challenged – what makes one dictate what to say about reality?