i don’t want to give away too much, since expectations are always tricky, and you quite about know what i do anyway--
of that though, much, and since many of you have been part of the photos and the world pictured (mine, that is), it would make me happy, if you’d be part of the present too. (a present, almost) promise, there will be things to do besides looking.
Improper Walls presents 𝔼ℂ𝕃𝔼ℂ𝕋𝕀ℂ! The Batz Collection, a taste from a broad and diverse range of artworks from our Guest Curator's, Katrin-Sophie Batz, private Collection.
𝔸𝕣𝕥𝕚𝕤𝕥𝕤: BOICUT/ Clifton Childree/ Robbie Conal/ Deso - Broken Fingaz Crew/ Alexis Diaz/ FAILE/ Faith47/ Frau Isa / Ben Frost/ Vasilena Gankovska/ Alex Gingrow/ Lia Halloran/ H101/ hoxxoh (aka Douglas Hoekzema)/ Never2501/ Laurina Paperina/ Peter Phobia/ POSE/ Stylianos Schicho/ Stinkfish/ The Stencil Network/ Stephen Tompkins/ Coco Wasabi/ Scott Malcolm Wigglesworth/ Zose
"Established in 2019, the Improper Fine Art Print Fair is the largest and most celebrated art fair dedicated to the artistic medium of printmaking. Each year’s Fair presents an unrivaled opportunity to view and acquire outstanding works! "
-our mom, bragging about our greatness-
The artworks of the exhibition TIME FORMS are created in a certain space and time. Just like the surrounding environment moves forward and changes, so do they. They stay in correlation with time and space and reveal to the spectator of today meanings that were and will be hidden to the spectator of yesterday and tomorrow. In this way, artworks take on different time forms and lead us into a world of imagination of which nobody can tell how it will play out.
In this exhibition, Rosabel Rosalind Kurth-Sofer reworks specific historical instances of Jewish persecution into portraits that reclaim and celebrate the collective Jewish body. Therefore, Rosabel combines the biblical with the historical, in an attempt to express how history is so easily mythologized by conspiracy and lies, fueled by racism and discrimination.
𝐍𝐎 𝐎𝐅𝐅𝐄𝐍𝐒𝐄 𝐁𝐔𝐓 ... - a group show
Politically correct behaviour is one of the most important norms in many European societies. To label certain behaviour and actions as correct facilitates the perception and recognition of wrong behaviour, which can often result in offending other social groups. At the same time, guidelines for correct behaviour reveal the variants and dangers of incorrect behaviour and action.
What to do when you, by accident, discover that you have royal ancestry? How do you react to famous emperors demanding to be recognized in your own personal history? Dutzi Ijsenhower, to whom it happened, channeled his feelings of royal grandeur, surprising entitlement and pure bafflement into the portrait series the Faux Kings – by becoming versions of his forbearers he created the ancestral portrait gallery of a Drag Queen.
The artist creates flags which reflect the very special and precious world that we live in, not representing any country in particular. It doesn’t matter if we are on a beach in San Francisco or in a small shed in the middle of the Lithuanian forest, all of our concerns and joys are similar; the daily taste of coffee is similar, and everything is interconnected into a single internet node.
In „Warum denkst du an meinen Penis?“ Riedler builds a place to discuss the private and the public using topics like living, work, entertainment, routines, sexuality, regression, self reflection and communication.
LlE TO ME BABY showcases 17 artworks by international artists. It differs in medium and approach to the exhibition’s main topic, which is an invitation to explore and question terms such as truth and reality, production of information, bias, trust, social media, utopias, faith (etc.). This can be through a social, personal, religious, cultural, political or physical approach.
Under Construction showcases an attempt to appropriate the centuries-old technique of etching and use it to create unique sculptures rather than just reproductions of an already existing image. The focus lies on the process itself: works change shape multiple times, involving unusual materials like concrete or the irretrievable editing of printing plates, so that no exact reproduction is possible.
To kick off a new year of audio visual art, sound:frame visits the Reindorfgasse with a collaborative exhibition from January 10 to 12. With „Translation of Complexity“ the exhibition addresses intertwined topics and disentangles complex narratives through art.
In these series of works, Iranian artist Pourea Alimirzaee is focusing on the meaning of a self-portrait and how surroundings, experiences, and even objects impact individuals. The artist prefers to pursue the lighter sides of being, rather than the darker aspects o
The focus of the performative installation • adventure time no. 2 • lies on the relationship between the sweet and unpalatable and the question is asked if such an intimate space can operate within a gallery context.
Juan Manuel Blanes and Gustav Klimt marked a shift in art in their respective nations, having in common that through their art, both of them sought to portray the identity of their own country.
Contemporary Uruguayan visual artist Theic proposes an exchange between two cultures, connecting two cities through the stories, portraits, and philosophies.
WTF by Improper Walls* presents a solo show by
Linda Steiner: A U F A U G E N H Ö H E
"The concept is really simple actually.
I want to paint people who are living on the street.
The societal gap between people is getting bigger and bigger, especially between income levels. The conversation between the rich and poor is almost nonexistent. (…)”
Eva Zar’s upcoming solo exhibition is dedicated to all the F E M M E S out there. Beauty and gender is beginning to be understood as amorphous and shifting. It’s important for us to recognize and celebrate beauty in all its variations.
By photographing people who are not considered a traditional beauty standard, Eva Zar is redefining beauty standards one photo at a time. Through photographing fabulous freaks, she creates her own strategy of survival — for herself, the subjects and the viewers.
Submission Deadline: January 30th, 2018
Selected artists will be informed by: February 2nd, 2018
Exhibition Opening: February 14th, 2018
Exhibition Duration: February 14th - March 2nd, 2018
CLITICAL TALK is meant to portray works of admiration. By women*, for women*.
Beuys on Sale is fresh, proactive, anti-autoritarian and art-market-free.
Beuys on Sale is the cool answer to the philistine, the vulgar and the lowbrow.
Beuys on Sale is not meant to stay.
Beuys on Sale is pan, omni & sapio-sexual.
Beuys on Sale is Rama Lama Ding Dong !