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Neues Museum – Boris Lurie: Anti-Pop

The Neues Museum in Nurnemberg is presenting untill the 18th of june the exhibition “Boris Lurie: Anti-Pop”.

In order to illuminate Lurie’s position within art history, the
exhibition presents his work alongside that of other artists.
Besides his NO!art colleagues Sam Goodman and Stanley
Fisher, it also includes work by H. P. Alvermann, Jean-Jacques Lebel, Gustav Metzger, Gerhard Richter and Wolf Vostell.

Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz – Arnulf Rainer: New works on paper

Lentos_Kunstmuseum_Linz-Arnulf_RainerFrom the 31. March untill the 30. July the Lentos Kunstmuseum presents the exhibition “Arnulf Rainer: New works on paper”

The new works, created primarily in Tenerife and exhibited now for the first time, are intensely colorful and joyful. They appear delicate or wild, sometimes mad, almost enlightened. For Rainer, the tension between painting ground and overpainting, the probing of light, color, gesture and format is a never-ending artistic challenge. Whereas earlier it was mostly expressive, frequently black pictures full of restlessness and doubt that were the order of the day, the most recent works are comparatively cheerful, delicate, evincing meditative luminosity and imagination.

More information about the exhibition here.


“Galerie Hundertmarkartfair has over 40 years of expertise and represents important artists such as Asger Jorn, one of the pioneers of the CoBrA movement in the 50s.”


Karel Appel, 1997
From the Centre Pompidou in Paris, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag or The Phillips Collection in Washington, just to mention a few. It seems like Karl Appel is represented everywhere since 2016 with major solo exhibitions.

How did it come to the sudden attention for this artist from major museums, galleries, art historians and collectors?

In the year 2016 to the 10-year anniversary of the artist, 2 different, large and international traveling exhibition of Karel Appel was initiated.

It started in late 2015 with an Karel Appel retrospective (with works on
paper) at the Centre Pompidou in Paris which moved beginning of Februar to the Staatliche Graphische Sammlung in München.

During the same time another Karel Appel Retrospective (with paintings, sculptures and drawings) took place which started in Jannuar 2016 at the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague which also was a pivotal part of a wider international touring exhibition of Karel Appel which include exhibitions in Washington (The Phillips Collection), Hagen (Emil Schumacher Museum) and Paris (Musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris).

All these exhibitions have been made possible with support by the Karel Appel Foundation.

Galleries like Galerie Ulysses, Slewe Gallery, Blum & Poe, Galerie Fred Jahn, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen and an of cause our Gallery “CoBrA Online-Exhibition” have watched the new attention of Karel Appel and also organized their own Karel Appel exhibitions in their rooms.

Now it seems as if Karel Appel is everywhere. This is closely followed by art historians and collectors and it looks as if Karel Appel (and with him the Cobra movement) finally get the recognition he deserves.


MUSÉE D ART MODERNE – Karel Appel “Art as Celebration!”



Our recommendation: The MUSÉE D ART MODERNE is presenting from 24 February – 20 August 2017 an exhibition covering Karel Appels entire career, from the CoBrA years to his death in 2006.

The exhibition will include a large group of landmark works, among them the Carnet d’art psychopathologique and paintings and ceramic sculptures from the 1950s. The visitor then moves on to big installations from the 1970s and 1990s, and the exhibition closes with a little-known artistic testament painted just before Appel’s death in 2006.

Last chance: ‘Karel Appel’ at Emil Schumacher Museum Hagen

The Emil Schumacher Museum in Hagen is taking untill the 15th of January a new look at the internationally significant work on the occasion of Appel’s tenth death day in cooperation with the Karel Appel Foundation, Amsterdam, as well as the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag.
The exhibition shows the painter’s broad spectrum, ranging from his early paintings inspired by children’s art, to the interpretations of classical themes such as act, portrait and landscape in a gestural-expressive and sometimes almost abstract form.
The Hagen retrospective is part of a broad international re-discovery of Karel Appel with museum exhibitions in Paris, The Hague, Munich and Washington.


Hannah Höch, Garten, 1948, Collage, Galerie Nierendorf, Berlin © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2016

Hannah Höch, Garten, 1948, Collage, Galerie Nierendorf, Berlin © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2016

Our recommendation: The Kunstmuseum Mülheim an der Ruhr (In cooperation with the Kunsthalle Mannheim) presents till 8 January 2017 a comprehensive individual exhibition of the extraordinary artist and avant-garde Hannah Höch (1889 Gotha -1978 Berlin).

This exhibition foucus on work of the artist, which was created after 1945.

More information about the exhibition here.

Beck & Eggeling – NOBERT TADEUSZ | OLÉ!














Our recommendation: Beck & Eggeling is presenting untill 21 January 2017 a selection of paintings which have rarely been seen or have not been exhibited for a long time for this first solo presentation of the works of Norbert Tadeusz in the gallery. Chronologically the exhibition spans the years from 1974 to 2004 with paintings showing interiors, everday scenes and (what you may call) still lifes. Especially the paintings from the 1970s allow a new way of viewing Tadeusz: as a chronicler of a certain lifestyle and Zeitgeist.

More information about the exhibition here.