Dennis Hopper was not only one of Hollywood’s most charismatic actors and directors, he also was a painter and photographer. Somehow his work is reminiscent of a frenetic and provocative life-style we experience her in Berlin. Check out a small selection of his work after the jump.
We have been waiting for it for a long time – and it was worth it. Today, the first German issue of Andy Warhol’s legendary Interview magazine was released. Get more information after the jump. Read on…
Recently I attendend an exhibition on music videos at the Museum for Applied Arts in Cologne. It is really a pity that this wonderful art form is much less important than it used to be.
In our interview with Bodi Bill, probably Berlin’s most exiting band, you will find a selection of wonderful music videos – videos that are much more than a promotion tool, videos that have an artistic quality themsevles.
The directors of these videos are Andy Warhol (for The Cars), Spike Jonez (for Björk) Wong Kar-Wai (for DJ Shadow), Anton Corbijn (for Nirvana) and Stephane Leonard (für Bodi Bill). Read on…
Andy Warhol, Ohne Titel, 1957
There is no other artist in the second half of the 20ies century that is as popular as Andy Warhol. Some of his pictures (Marilyn, Campbell cans, Mao) became part of the collective memory, and they have been reproduced several million times. Up to this day, they appear on T-Shirts and posters, on cups and blankets.
But his enormous popularity has also led to certain saturation. You just have seen his pictures too often. Nevertheless, Andy Warhol is not all about Pop Art. There is still a lot to discover within his huge oeuvre, his early works for instance which are still widely unknown. A great selection of those early works is now shown in an exhibition at the Villa Schöningen in Potsdam.
Planningtorock at MELT! Weekender
This week us a bit of a tease. Lady Lou’s School of Burlesque is teasing us with a peep show, JPeople is teasing us with a preview of their brand new issue and the MELT! Festival is teasing us with their MELT! Weekender at Astra. More events for your teasing pleasure after the jump.