Six cities. Three in Europe, three in the United States. And one common topic, as social coordinator Jochen Schäfer from Cologne, Germany says. It is about vital neighborhood. Representatives of cities like New Orleans, Detroit, Turin, Cologne or Brussels visit each other and learn from each other. Among them urban planners, community networkes and volunteering citizens. After flying to Detroit, now Cologne representatives welcomed Maria … Continue reading Exchange for vital Neighborhoods: How six cities in Europe and the USA connect to learn from each other
Zooming in on various topics and then stopping. Taking snapshots of the current world and its fast speed and absurdities. That’s what Cologne artist Natalia Wehler does with art. And in a special way: She produces large and heavy woodcuts to print photos and screenshots on japanese paper. The masters and the final prints become art. Oftentimes as fast as newscasts and very political – … Continue reading Woodcuts in a modern and political form: Artist Natalia Wehler shows absurdities and the fast pace of the world
This exhibition also is about the genesis of the paintings – showing the collages, cut from magazines, such as the american LIFE-Magazin, and drafts James Rosenquist created before taking his work to the final dimension.